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April 29, 2021

A deep dive into the LendInvest platform with our Chief Operating Officer

Our founders started LendInvest in response to a UK mortgage market that is fundamentally broken.  For decades, it’s been a market dominated by banks, and getting a mortgage is one of the poorest consumer experiences in the whole of financial services. With a traditional lender this can be a cumbersome process, involving a mountain of...

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April 28, 2021

‘I want the broker to think of LendInvest as the go to lender on their bridging deals’: Meet our BDM Mia Colgan

See all of our bridging, development and Buy-to-Let rates and offers here.  I joined my first lender, Dragonfly Property Finance (now Octopus Real Estate), in 2014 after finishing my Degree at University. I initially joined the team in an operations type role and then after 9 months I was promoted to Internal Business Development Manager. ...

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April 27, 2021

Delivering bridging deals: the four steps from application to completion

See all of our bridging rates and offers here.  After you’ve worked with your BDM to submit a bridging application, what happens next?  Every bridging deal is unique and the complexity changes, so we have dedicated underwriters to work with you to get your deals over the line. These are the four simple steps from...

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April 26, 2021

Problem solving and making the deal work: delivering bridging deals with our BDM Lauren Bridgman

See all of our bridging, development and Buy-to-Let rates and offers here.  I have worked in the mortgage/lending industry for 10 years but specifically the short term/bridging industry for 6 years. I have been in both the regulated mortgage market and  the unregulated short term/development market.  I have previously been an underwriter and a case...

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April 21, 2021

Support LendInvest at the Specialist Finance Introducer Awards!

We’re delighted to share that LendInvest has been long listed in the following eight categories at the Specialist Finance Introducer Awards 2021. Please do take a couple of minutes to give LendInvest your vote in the following categories, and encourage your networks to do the same, every vote counts! Best product Innovation Best use of...

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April 21, 2021

Leading case managers to be underwriter associates: Q&A with our Bridging Operations Manager

See all of our bridging, development and Buy-to-Let rates and offers here.  Artesa Ormeni, Bridging Operations Manager, talks about her time at LendInvest and how the team is delivering simpler bridging finance. Joined: May 2019 Role: Bridging Operations Manager Has your role grown/changed over time? I initially joined as Case Manager Team Lead for the...

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April 20, 2021

Why landlords should turn to bridge-to-let finance ahead of the Stamp Duty Deadline

by Gene Clohessy, Director of Underwriting We’re back again. The extension of the Stamp Duty Holiday in March gave lenders, brokers and property investors breathing room but still leaves them deadline at the end of June. As such this leaves brokers and borrowers wanting to get deals done quickly to take advantage of the holiday....

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April 19, 2021

Case studies: The 17 small bridging deals we completed in 1 week

See all of our bridging rates and offers. March was a record month for bridging loan completions, with our dedicated small loans team in particular seeing a high number of deals across the line.  The peak was the week starting the 15th March, where the small bridging team completed 17 bridging loans. Processed quickly, these...

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April 19, 2021

‘I was desperate to sell mortgage products’: Getting to know our BDM Victoria Barnard

See all of our bridging, development and Buy-to-Let rates and offers here.  I have worked in the mortgage and protection industry for 14 years, starting out at my local regional Abbey for Intermediaries (Santander) office as an administrator. I was desperate to sell mortgage products before I was even old enough to take out a...

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April 7, 2021

Case study: £3.8 million development in prime Edinburgh location

Take a closer look at our development rates and get an instant quote. Location: Edinburgh Loan amount: £3.8 million LTC: 83% LTGDV: 65.00% Purpose: Funding to assist with the purchase of a site and the construction of 11 residential apartments by way of a conversion of the existing building.  ——– An experienced developer approached us...

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