April 16, 2020
Case studies: Buy-to-Let remortgages
Despite the challenges posed by ongoing lockdown measures, our Buy-to-Let team ended March by completing a host of deals across the country. While many were submitted before the lockdown impacted our valuers’ ability to view properties, getting them over the line quickly reflected the ease with which our BDMs, case managers and underwriters began remote...
April 15, 2020
A day in the life of a remote Underwriter
As we’re all starting to become accustomed to our new way of working out of the office, we decided to check in with members of our team each week to find out how their day to day has changed, and the ways they’re staying in close contact with their fellow LendInvesters. Today we’re catching up...
April 6, 2020
Let’s put non-bank lending at the heart of the Coronavirus solution
Fintech never sleeps. Over the weekend, Christian, our co-founder and exec chair, wrote for AltFi on the need for the UK’s government and non-bank lending sector to take a peek at Australia – Christian’s homeland, incidentally – for inspiration on how non-bank lenders like LendInvest can work with their state backers to get the right...
April 2, 2020
A day in the life of a remote Case Manager
It’s undoubtedly been a strange couple of weeks for the team. We’ve switched our desks for home offices, kitchen tables and sofas, and settled in for a new period of remote working for the business. As we’re all starting to become accustomed to our new way of working out of the office, we decided to...
March 31, 2020
Rod Lockhart: an open letter to the LendInvest team
There’s no such thing as a grace period when it comes to starting a new role in a fast-growing business. But, just ten weeks into my tenure as CEO of LendInvest, I wasn’t expecting the challenge of facing the most extraordinary public health and economic crisis in living memory. I’ve never known a more peculiar...
March 20, 2020
We’ve completed our second securitisation despite the odds
It’s stating the somewhat obvious to say that we are currently living through one of the most peculiar and unusual times that any of us can ever remember. Yet, business continues as usual at LendInvest and we’re incredibly proud of what we can get done despite all the turbulence. Today we’ve completed our second securitisation...
March 17, 2020
LendInvest action against COVID-19 outbreak
On Monday 16 March, we took the decision to temporarily instruct all London-based staff to work remotely. This follows government advice to take decisive action to limit social interaction with immediate effect. As a long-established, technology-driven company operating with cloud-based infrastructure, we are fully capable of remaining ‘open for business’. This was not a decision...
March 13, 2020
What is the difference between unregulated and regulated bridging loans?
See our unregulated bridging loan products. Bridging finance is popular for the flexibility it offers to professional property developers, property investors and homeowners. While it is more commonly used for business purposes, homeowner bridging loans – more commonly referred to as regulated bridging loans – were more than a third of the UK bridging market...
March 3, 2020
Using a green finance initiative to promote a positive environmental impact
We’re excited to announce the details of our first green finance incentive, helping our borrowers improve the environmental impact of their rental stock
February 28, 2020
The value of training business users to handle data
Staying competitive in any industry now requires the gathering and effective use of relevant data.