September 3, 2020

Appetite statements, MUFBs, Open Banking cashback: what’s changed for our Buy-to-Let

See all of our latest Buy-to-Let offers. The summer was a busy time for everyone as the market came out of lockdown.  At LendInvest, across all of our products, we saw record demand over the summer as property investors and professionals sought to return quickly to the market with our full-suite of products up to...

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August 27, 2020

Case study: Lending 100% of the purchase price with additional security

Borrower: Experienced property investor  Request: To borrow funds for an auction purchase and to raise capital on two new-builds the client already owns, to carry out works on the auction purchase Loan amount: £780k   LTV: Auction: 40%. Capital raise: 60%   ————- An experienced investor approached us looking to complete two separate types of bridging finance...

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August 26, 2020

Case studies: Buy-to-Let mortgages in Eastern England

This past week we’ve been highlighting the opportunities for property investors in Eastern England.  One particular area investors should be interested in is in Buy-to-Let, where we have seen a lot of activity in recent months from landlords looking to expand their portfolios in the region as they see the opportunity for good rental yields...

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August 25, 2020

Property investment opportunities in Eastern England

by Shane Wallace As more people look for more space and lower costs within reasonable distance of London, the East is one of the attractive choices.  When coupled with higher demand for people to rent, as opposed to home ownership to give flexibility to lifestyle and work, you have an area calling out for property...

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August 24, 2020

Property investment in Eastern England: Q&A with Shane Wallace

As part of our series introducing you to our regional BDMs, this week we are focusing on Shane Wallace, who is our BDM for Eastern England. Shane works with intermediaries for all types of property investment, residential bridging, commercial bridging, auction finance, development finance and Buy-to-Let. Here we learn more about his past in the...

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August 20, 2020

Market Insights: July 2020

Welcome to our monthly Market Insights report, aimed at providing retrospective insight into the economy, the wider property market and LendInvest’s investment strategy from our Funds Management team.  Renewed confidence from both sides of the table The property market enjoyed an unusual spell of renewed activity and confidence from buyers and sellers in July, a...

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August 20, 2020

Case studies: Bridging loans over £500k

At the start of summer we saw the first relaxation of lockdown restrictions as an opportunity to increase our LTV on our bridging products, giving rates up to 75% up to £500k and then doing bespoke deals for loans over that amount. In the months since we have seen some of the highest volume of...

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August 13, 2020

Case study: Bridging transition to safeguard development after construction delays

Client: Property developer  Request: Transition from an existing development facility to bridging finance to ensure completion is achieved on all of the units, following construction delays as a result of bad weather. Location: Buckinghamshire Loan total: £1,267,300 LTV: 75% ———– Following delays due to bad weather over the winter, a property developer needed to transition...

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August 12, 2020

Case studies: Working with landlords to expand property portfolios in the Home Counties and London

This week we’re highlighting the opportunities for property investors in London and the Home Counties. We’ve highlighted some recent Buy-to-Let remortgages we have helped finance while working throughout the UK’s lockdown measures to illustrate where the opportunities are and how landlords have been able to use our finance.  The purpose of these were all the...

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August 11, 2020

Property investment opportunities in London and The Home Counties

by Abigail Challen Property investors have not needed a second invitation to invest in London in the past decade, with property prices and demand in the capital always increasing. Looking forward London will remain an attractive proposition, but also recent changes to people’s work patterns and relaxed changes to planning permission and the stamp duty...

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