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January 14, 2019

LendInvest partners with industry leading mortgage sourcing system Mortgage Brain to bring BTL loans to wider market

London, 9 January 2019LendInvest, the specialist property finance lender, has partnered with mortgage technology expert, Mortgage Brain, to bring its Buy-to-Let product to a wider audience of intermediaries as it seeks to continue to expand its distribution panel.

Mortgage Brain’s first and second charge online and desktop sourcing systems – MortgageBrain Anywhere and MortgageBrain Classic – enable brokers to source and access the best deals for their clients from the whole of the market. It’s market leading software systems streamlines the sourcing process, allowing lenders to deliver finance to those who need it at speed.

This partnership follows recent changes to LendInvest’s Buy-to-Let product in which it dropped its headline 5 year fixed rate to 3.60% with the ICR being assessed at the product pay rate, of  3.60%. The lender also reduced its product fees to 1% for all standard property and HMO mortgages.

By partnering with Mortgage Brain, LendInvest will now be able to roll out its Buy-to-Let product to the Mortgage Brain’s customer base of over 22,000 intermediaries.

Mark Lofthouse, CEO at Mortgage Brain, commented: We’re delighted to have completed this partnership with LendInvest. By making its BTL product available our customers now have an even greater choice and the added certainty of being able to offer a first-class mortgage advice service that meets the individual needs of their clients.”  

Ian Boden, Sales Director at LendInvest, added: Partnering with a market leader in optimising the loan sourcing process like Mortgage Brain, marries directly with our goals as a lender. Internally, our team work continuously to alleviate pain-points in the application process, and we strongly believe this should start at the point of search. As we ramp up the distribution of our BTL product one year on, Mortgage Brain’s extensive and diverse member-base will be a true asset.”

About LendInvest

LendInvest (www.lendinvest.com) is the UK’s leading online platform for property finance and investing. Since launching in 2008, LendInvest has lent over £1.7 billion ($2.1 billion) to help buy, build or renovate over 5,000 homes across the UK.

LendInvest uses technology to provide borrowers with short-term Bridging finance, Development finance and Buy-to-Let; and investors that include retail investors (in our London Stock Exchange listed bond), investors on our Online Investment Platform and some of the world’s largest financial institutions, with stable income secured against property.

LendInvest is still majority owned by the founders and staff of the business, but has also raised equity from the same investors that founded Skype, and early investors in financial technology businesses like Klarna, Stripe and SoFi.

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