September 19, 2014
A Guide to Bridging Finance Part. 3
In Part 1 of our Guide to Bridging Finance we discussed the reasons why a borrower may require a real estate bridging loan and Part 2 looked at the different types of bridging loans available. The final part of our Guide to Bridging Finance series identifies the terms often using in relation to Bridging Finance....
September 14, 2014
A Guide to Bridging Finance Part. 2
In our Guide to Bridging Finance Part. 1 we shared with you a definition for Bridging and discussed the reasons why a borrower may require a real estate bridging loan. In part 2 we’re looking at the different types of bridging loans available, including; ‘Closed bridge’ Refers to a bridging loan where there is a...
September 2, 2014
LendInvest members of the Association of Short Term Lenders
The Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) was set up in 2008 as a trade body to represent lenders who offer bridging or short term mortgage loans in the UK
September 1, 2014
What is Credit Tech?
In a recent interview with Silicon Real, LendInvest Co-Founder Christian Faes spoke about how we use digital analysis in our underwriting processes. Using real-time and intel credit checks, LendInvest has the ability be better than the banks instead of simply being a lender of last resort. Watch the clip below as Silicon Real presenters, Brian...
August 24, 2014
A Guide to Bridging Finance Part. 1
Bridging finance is a short-term loan that allows the borrower a period of time, before refinancing the loan. That is, it provides a ‘bridge’ for the borrower. The following article will act as a guide to bridging finance as a short-term funding option. Bridge (n): something that is intended to reconcile or form a connection between...
August 19, 2014
LendInvest feature on the front cover of this month’s Mortgage Introducer
We’re delighted to showcase August’s issue of Mortgage Introducer. LendInvest Co-Founders, Christian Faes and Ian Thomas are this month’s ‘cover stars’ of this leading publication for the mortgage industry. LendInvest recently hosted a round-table which took place last month, and we were joined by a number of influential players from the UK mortgage market. The topic...
August 19, 2014
Meet the Team: Tech
We introduce you to another member of our ever-growing tech team and discuss the future of finance and new features being introduced to LendInvest
August 17, 2014
Case Study: Notting Hill Auction Purchase
A case study of how we supported to a client to purchase a property at auction
July 17, 2014
Case Study: St. John's Wood Flat – Cashflow Finance
The borrower was a dot.com entrepreneur, that required a quick cash-flow injection for his internet start-up business. The borrower had an unencumbered flat in St Johns Wood, that he used as security for the loan. The borrower was looking for access to quick funding, and was able to use an investment property in St Johns...
June 17, 2014
Case Study: Purchase of a London Hotel Site (pre-planning)
The borrower was an experienced hotel operator and investor, and they were looking to purchase the Wembley site, and then obtain planning for a hotel. The borrower had exchanged a contract to purchase a commercial building in Wembley. The current tenant for the building was HMRC, and there was 18 months remaining on their lease....