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November 13, 2019

LendInvest expands Buy-to-Let offering into Scotland as Scottish property market booms

London, 13 November 2019 LendInvest, the UK’s marketplace for property finance, has expanded its Buy-to-Let offering into Scotland as demand for long-term property finance in the Scottish housing market increases. 

The move comes months after the announcement that LendInvest has received £200m in funding from the National Australia Bank for the business to expand its capacity to lend in the UK BTL market. 

LendInvest’s two-year fixed rates currently start from 2.89%, and five-year fixed rates from 3.19%. ICR assessment rate is 5% across all products, with the exception of the 5 year fixed interest product which remains at 3.6%.

Scottish borrowers will also have access to a £750 legal fee cashback offer on 5-year fixed to 75% LTV.

The full range of LendInvest’s existing short-term loan products continue to be available to Scottish property professionals. 

Ian Boden, Sales Director at LendInvest, commented: “Scotland has always been a priority market for us as a lender. For a location with such huge potential, it’s surprising that the Scottish market continues to be undersupplied by active mortgage providers. Following the fantastic reception we’ve had for our BTL product so far in England and Wales, we are excited to be delivering the same high quality loans to the Scottish market.”

 

Recent research shows that property prices in Scotland have soared to an 11 year high, with Glasgow reporting the fastest growing house prices in the UK.*   

 

Notes to editors

 

* Research by Aberdein Considine, November 2019

About LendInvest

LendInvest is the UK’s leading marketplace for property finance and one of Europe’s largest non-bank mortgage lenders. LendInvest has raised more than £1.8 billion ($2.2 billion) from investors ranging from individuals to global financial partners including Citigroup, HSBC, Nomura and National Australia Bank.

The company lends short-term property finance and buy-to-let mortgages, and is readying its first homeowner mortgage product. LendInvest’s proprietary technology creates a better customer experience for both borrowers and investors. The company has reported annual profitable growth for many years and was named Digital Innovation Award Winner at the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 Awards.

 

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