June 12, 2017

Get your planning right from day one

Any experienced developer will tell you that applying for and awaiting planning permission can be a long, stressful and expensive process. When it comes to making a decision about lending against projects in the pre-construction stage, it’s a complicated and technical matter. The last thing lenders – or buyers for that matter – want is...

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June 8, 2017

How to secure new and reliable student tenants for the upcoming academic year

For many students, the current academic year is already over and the new one won’t start for a good few months yet. So what can landlords do now to secure new, reliable student tenants for the next academic year? If they don’t plan to continue living and working in their university towns/cities, many students will...

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June 5, 2017

#15 Your round-up of the latest property market commentary

Our latest round-up of the latest property market commentary, including news on mortgages, markets and property prices

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June 1, 2017

Getting Scotland building

Business Development Manager for Scotland, Peter McDermid, explains our property academy launch in Edinburgh: A lack of available stock is continuing to hamper the Scottish housing market according to a recent survey published by RICS last month. Reports like this beg the question, why are more housing developers not taking advantage of the opportunity to...

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May 25, 2017

BTL Hotspots: Birmingham

We examine why Birmingham is becoming a BTL hotspot, considering factors like regeneration projects and improved connectivity

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May 18, 2017

Could PropTech revolutionise construction?

Three areas where PropTech are helping drive significant progress in property development and construction

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May 17, 2017

A great time to invest in the North

It’s an interesting time for property investors who have traditionally kept their portfolios devoted to sourcing property in London and the South. More recently however, we’re noticing at LendInvest that these same investors are becoming tuned into the depth and variety of housing stock available here. Initiatives such as the Northern Powerhouse – set up...

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May 16, 2017

LendInvest is now a member of the Home Builders Federation!

We are delighted to announce we have joined the Home Builders Federation to help us continue championing the small scale property developer

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May 12, 2017

#14 Your round-up of the latest property market commentary

Housebuilding British Property Federation’s three year pledge: The BPF and a cohort of the build to rent’s key players have published a pledge to demonstrate the sector’s commitment to providing three-year tenancies and working with government to ensure the sector can play its part in rolling back 20 years of housing undersupply. Read more. Property...

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May 12, 2017

Policy round-up

April was a busy month for our policy team during which we responded to a number of public reports and consultations. We’ve wrapped up the main points here.

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