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How to choose a bridging lender

As there are a large number of bridging lenders, choosing one can be a difficult and time-consuming task. Many people mainly look at

How to break the house buying chain using bridging loans

Bridging loans are short-term agreements that are chiefly used by property buyers. They can bridge the gap between buying a new house and

The changing nature of the bridging finance market

Before 2007, bridging loans were sometimes regarded as the last resort to raise finance to purchase a property, but this is no longer the case. The ways in which bridging loans are used and how they work has changed considerably over the last

Frequently asked questions on commercial mortgages

A commercial mortgage is a loan for property that is not the borrower’s main residence. A commercial mortgage can be used to purchase residential property, or by a business to purchase offices, workshops, retail units and

What is closed bridging finance?

There are two types of bridging finance: closed and open. Open bridging loans are short-term loans with no fixed repayment date. Closed bridging loans do have a

Rental yields strong in most UK areas

A report on the website Property Reporter in April 2017 showed that rental yields on residential properties remain strong, even though rents have fallen in some areas. The best areas for

Will Brexit mean that businesses need bridging finance?

According to Boris Dzhingarov, writing at the end of March in the financial website Market Oracle, the British economy in the short term will suffer because of Brexit. He predicts that businesses will experience a large decrease in

Buy-to-let landlords form companies to save tax

There has been a big shift towards landlords setting up limited companies according to the website Mortgage Strategy (April 2017). The reason for this is

Bridging loan lenders looking for ways to stand out in a crowded market

With a crowd of specialist bridging finance lenders existing and fierce competition between them, many lenders are looking for ways to distinguish themselves from their competitors.

One advantage of bridging loans is

Why should you use a bridging loan broker?

Bridging finance is a useful way to raise short-term cash for both individuals and businesses. There are many bridging finance lenders that