November 25, 2015
Spending Review: A Response to Stamp Duty Changes
Today the Chancellor made some important announcements in the 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement, including plans to tackle the crisis of home ownership. “We choose to build” George Osborne declared; “Above all, we choose to build the homes that people can buy.” One part of the Conservatives housing plan includes a hike in stamp...
November 24, 2015
8 Problems PropTech Has Set Out to Solve
PropTech is a new and emerging sector that is using technology to transform every aspect of the property industry, here’s what it is taking on
November 18, 2015
Property Auction Finance – What are My Options?
Auctions can be a great way to grab a bargain or avoid the long, drawn-out process of house buying, but raising auction finance can be a daunting ask.
November 17, 2015
8 of the hottest #PropTech startups in the UK
While FinTech seems to be hitting all the headlines this year we’ve been championing another emerging sector in the technology market known as PropTech. PropTech (that’s property and technology) sees entrepreneurs, incubators and accelerators using technology to improve how property is dealt with and experienced. Why we’re excited about PropTech We believe the future of...
November 10, 2015
Developer Diaries: bungalows in Broadstairs
Meet Peter, who chose LendInvest to help him complete a property development in Broadstairs, Kent. Peter is no stranger to the property business. For 28 years he worked in construction; starting out as a surveyor before going on to look after high-end, fit-out properties. But after many years in the same role, he felt that...
November 10, 2015
Case Study: Capital Money Solutions
Why should intermediaries work with LendInvest? Ask Charles Smith. We caught up with the founder of commercial finance brokerage, Capital Money Solutions, to discuss working with LendInvest, the bridging industry and his history in the sector. Started in 2006, Capital Money Solutions (CMS) is a commercial finance brokerage. In the the finance broking business since 1984,...
November 5, 2015
Where's the PropTech at Web Summit?
Our CEO reflects on Web Summit and the absence of PropTech, which wasn’t featured prominently either by exhibitors or with its own defined track
November 5, 2015
Let’s spark greater competition in the mortgage recruitment market
How we’re taking a new approach to the mortgage recruitment market by not caring about ‘time served’ and creating time for enjoyment
November 4, 2015
The Financial Professional Show Competition – Terms & Conditions
Today we’re exhibiting at the Financial Professional Show. To take part in our prize draw visit the LendInvest at stand B09 today. Terms & Conditions This offer is open to all visitors of the LendInvest stand at LendIt Europe who choose to have their portrait drawn by the digital caricaturist (the “Participant”); This offer is...
November 2, 2015
Borrower case study: creating co-living opportunities in London
We recently met up with Reza Merchant, entrepreneur and founder of The Collective – a company that provides high-quality co-living spaces for young professionals in London. Reza’s story Reza Merchant isn’t your average twenty-something. There aren’t many 26-year olds who could say they leveraged their parents’ home for £1.8 million to fund a fledgling business, appeared...