The big story for everyone over the last month has been the result of the EU Referendum.
You can read the statement from our Co-Founders Christian Faes and Ian Thomas here.
LendInvest has made two significant appointments to the senior management over the last month, which have been highlighted in the press.
First, Stephan Wilcke joined as a senior adviser, the first member of our new advisory board. Stephan is the former executive chairman of OneSavings Bank and chief executive of the Treasury’s Asset Protection Agency. His appointment was covered by titles including the Daily Telegraph, Property Week, Financial News and Estates Gazette.
Credit rating agency
LendInvest received the highest possible rating from the ARC Ratings credit rating agency in June, for the second consecutive year. We remain the only marketplace lending business to receive a European rating.
Sun, sea and significant rental yields
The latest LendInvest Buy-to-Let Index looked at which seaside towns in England and Wales offered the best returns for property investors, with Hull taking the top spot.
Getting Britain building
As a nation, we simply aren’t building enough homes. Steve Larkin, Director of Development Finance, explains what needs to be done to tackle the chronic housing shortage in this piece for Financial Reporter.
Revised lending criteria
Following the Brexit vote, we made a few changes to our lending criteria.
Five minutes with Gary Clark
Gary Clark, our senior business development manager, was interviewed by Bridging Loan Directory, revealing his positive attitude to Monday mornings, what keeps him focused, and which fictional detective he’d most like to have over for dinner.
You can read the full piece here.