July 19, 2016
Brexit, four weeks later
It’s been almost a month since the UK voted to leave the EU, but we can all still feel the seismic shocks it caused. ‘Uncertainty’ has become a favoured word among media and politicians, and global markets are taking time to take stock of what a ‘new normal‘ may look like. At LendInvest, we are...
July 19, 2016
LendInvest in the Press: Brexit, Credit Ratings and Getting Britain Building
Brexit The big story for everyone over the last month has been the result of the EU Referendum. Our response to the vote to Brexit was covered in the Financial Times, The Times and Financial News among others. You can read the statement from our Co-Founders Christian Faes and Ian Thomas here. Exciting appointments LendInvest...
July 19, 2016
"People need homes to live in, and we don't have anywhere near enough": response to UK HPI
Our response to the latest HPI revealed that house prices rose 1.1% between April and May, with annual price growth standing at 8.1%.
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...