July 1, 2016
Top seaside property hotspots for rental yields revealed
Like to let beside the seaside? The latest research from LendInvest looks specifically at coastal towns to find which areas offer the top average rental yields to landlords. Where are the top seaside postcodes for landlords? The interactive map below looks at the highest rental yields along the UK coast. According to the data, Hull, UK City of...
June 30, 2016
LendInvest revises lending criteria after Brexit vote
LendInvest, the online specialist property finance lender, has reviewed its lending criteria for bridging finance borrowers in light of the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Today, the leading online lender has announced that: It will continue to lend on open market valuations It has not changed published interest rates Lending criteria remains unchanged for...
June 29, 2016
"Brexit may create opportunities": response to the Nationwide House Price Index
The latest Nationwide House Price Index has revealed that house prices rose 0.2% in June, with annual house price growth now standing at 5.1%. In response, Ian Thomas, Co-Founder and Director of LendInvest, made the following comments: The vote to leave the European Union has come as a shock to many, but in our view, the...
June 24, 2016
Brexit: LendInvest's response
Our CEO comments on Brexit, how the business is built to withstand an event like this and the opportunities that present themselves when shocks happen
June 23, 2016
Five Minute Interview with Gary Clark, Senior Business Development Manager, LendInvest
This interview was originally published on bridgingloandirectory.co.uk. We speak to senior business development manager, Gary Clark: What is the best thing about being in the bridging finance business? I love how dynamic this industry is. I’ve been working in short-term property finance for a long time now, and it has been very gratifying to see...
June 22, 2016
Property market insight: we read, you skim
Welcome to LendInvest’s weekly skimmable property market insight. Big topics this week include A record rise in the price of property coming to market why flat owners looking to upgrade to houses could fall short on deposits why rising numbers of retired renters could face limited housing options how Brexit could affect the construction sector’s...
June 21, 2016
Supporting the SME developer
Steve Larkin, Director of Development Finance, explains why small- and medium-sized developers need more help. This article originally appeared on Specialist Lending Solutions. The world of development finance has changed a lot over the last decade. Back in 2008, banks and building societies were the dominant forces when it came to funding development projects, supplying...
June 20, 2016
9 of the best books on investment according to Goodreads
In an internet-powered age it’s possible to invest well with minimal professional help. There are podcasts and e-newsletters curating useful content for investors as well as financial journalists and bloggers that can point you in the direction of financial freedom and savvy investments. And then of course, there are good old-fashioned books. Here’s our pick of books on investment with exceptional ratings, voted...
June 16, 2016
Top 16 journos and bloggers to follow on Twitter for financial advice
What should you be doing with your money? Where should you be investing it? What are the most practical savings tips? Today it’s easier to self-teach than ever before. We’ve collected some of Twitter’s best purveyors of financial information for self-directed investors and household CFOs. Cherry-pick and build your knowledge on money management, saving and investment....
June 14, 2016
Response to new UK House Price Index: "Further house price rises are inevitable"
Following the publication of the new UK House Price Index, which revealed that annual house price growth stood at 8.2% in April, Ian Thomas, Co-Founder and Director of LendInvest made the following comments: Without fundamental changes to the way we build houses in Britain, further house price rises like the ones reported today are inevitable....