March 16, 2018
TDD is not about testing
Author: Leonardo Proietti, Software Development Manager in Engineering @ LendInvest We’re test lovers here at LendInvest. Having a few experienced TDD practitioners amongst our ranks, testing for us is simply a good way to write clean, working code. During our hiring process, we ask each candidate to solve a problem related to our domain, getting them to...
March 13, 2018
LendInvest's response to the Spring Statement
Today the Chancellor delivered the first Spring Statement, making up for the absence of his red book with promises of a balanced approach to economic recovery, supported by wage growth and a decreased inflation. From a property market perspective, the absence of a major policy shakeup in the chancellor’s statement today is precisely what the...
February 9, 2018
Improving communication with your tenants
One essential part of a successful property investment business that is often overlooked is having a good relationship with your tenants. As the month of love is now upon us, the experts at Just Landlords, a leading provider of Landlord Insurance, are looking at the ways that you can improve communication. It may be a...
January 16, 2018
Preparing for the second phase of Mortgage Interest Tax Relief changes
It has to be said that 2017 was another difficult year for landlords, with a host of legislative changes hitting the buy-to-let sector over the last 12 months. As such, it’s more important than ever that landlords are prepared, especially for the second phase of the mortgage interest tax relief changes… Just Landlords, a provider...
January 11, 2018
LendInvest takes home Alternative Finance Platform of the Year & One to Watch at the 2017 AltFi Awards!
We are thrilled to announce that LendInvest received two accolades at the AltFi Awards earlier this month! The AltFi Awards celebrate the achievements in the Alternative Finance Industry. LendInvest was named Best Alternative Finance Platform, awarded to platforms who have grown significantly in the past 12 months as well as successfully innovating to deliver an...
January 4, 2018
LendInvest lends £500 million to fund 1800 UK homes in 2017
The figures are all in and what a year! In 2017 we lent £500 million to help professional property investors, developers and landlords buy, build or renovate c.1800 homes around the UK. This marks a 33% increase on the previous year’s £375 million lending record. It has also been a brilliant year for capital raising....
December 19, 2017
Manchester and Birmingham top the charts in LendInvest BTL Index Christmas special
A Christmas special for our BTL Index, which ranks cities by the potential rental yield of Buy-to-Let properties
December 16, 2017
#27 Your round-up of the latest property market commentary
Our latest round-up of the latest property market commentary, including news on mortgages, property taxation and housebuilding
December 14, 2017
Who were 2017's BTL Movers and Shakers?
We take stock of the BTL landscape in 2017 and what cities saw impressive climbs in our quarterly BTL index
December 9, 2017
Protect your property from snow and ice this winter
Winter seems to have gone up a notch over the last few weeks, with snow and ice hitting some parts of the country, causing potential damage to properties and their inhabitants. To ensure that your properties are protected from the effects of snow and ice this winter, our friends at Just Landlords, a specialist Landlord...