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March 24, 2017

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

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

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March 23, 2017

In conversation with Conor Burns MP: start small to build more homes

LendInvest hosted a roundtable this week to launch the report: Starting Small to Build More Homes: A Blueprint for Better Policymaking in the Property SME Market. A stimulating discussion on the day began with Conor Burns MP setting out the government’s ambitions to support the sector, followed by guests from various segments of the property industry...

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March 22, 2017

A guide to calculating the true cost of your refurbishment

Refurbishment on the whole is a far quicker project than a ‘ground up’ development, and with a tendency to focus on cosmetic changes, it could be considered less risky. Of course there are common factors to take into consideration when undertaking any development, from acquisition and general construction costs, to finance and marketing fees. However...

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March 17, 2017

Top resources for developers to self-educate on planning

When it comes to planning, knowledge is power. Here’s our guide of everything you need to get started to self-educate on planning

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March 16, 2017

LendInvest run 932 steps for Shelter

Last week five brave LendInvest-ers took part in the ultimate and original tower-running challenge Vertical Rush. The sponsored run, hosted by Shelter, involved running up a fearsome 932 steps of London’s original skyscraper, Tower 42, that looms 600ft above the City of London. One of our aims here at LendInvest is to get Britain building to see...

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March 13, 2017

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

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

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March 9, 2017

Are developers in Scotland missing a golden opportunity?

Business Development Manager for Scotland, Peter McDermid, assesses the opportunities for developers in Scotland:  With a rich cultural heritage, complemented by its affluent tourism and ever-improving connectivity to the rest of the UK, Scotland presents an attractive proposition for investors. Yet when it comes to the local property market, unresolved political tension concerning the ambiguity...

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March 8, 2017

LendInvest response to the 2017 Spring Budget

The property sector will breathe a sigh of relief after the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered a Budget that did not shake up the sector with tax tweaks or planning changes. Instead, this was a Budget intended to fine-tune the UK’s tax and business policy in a drive to increase productivity and economic resilience. The...

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March 8, 2017

Pioneering co-housing in High Barnet

Meet the pioneering women of North London who have set up the Older Women’s Co-Housing group

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March 6, 2017

LendInvest Report: Start Small to Build More Homes

LendInvest is calling on government to revise its treatment of small and medium-sized property investment and development companies, and recognise the positive contribution they can make to resolving the UK’s deep-rooted housing crisis. In a new report entitled Starting Small to Build More Homes: A Blueprint for Better Policymaking in the Property SME Market, LendInvest...

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