Research by Market Financial Solution found that 48% of homeworkers did not purchase their home with a mortgage. (more…)

Bridging finance can be a great way to provide emergency funds or for time-sensitive deals. Ideally, a bridging finance broker should build good long-term relationships with both borrowers and lenders. (more…)

Following the Bank of England’s interest rate rise at the beginning of August, there was speculation that further rate rises would follow. The bridging finance market is less affected by Bank of England rate rises than other forms of lending (more…)

There has been a huge increase in specialist lenders acting as alternatives to large mainstream banks in the last ten years. Here we look at why. (more…)

Paresh Raja, CEO of Market Financial Solutions, writing on the website Global Banking and Finance Review, recently expressed the opinion that Brexit will not have a negative effect on the UK property market. (more…)

The Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) has announced that their members reported that the total value of bridging loans issued had increased by 10.3% compared to the same period in 2017 (more…)

The latest Bridging Trends data revealed that regulated bridging loans fell to 36.8% of bridging lending in the second quarter of 2018. This is down from the first quarter’s figures of 43.7% of the total loans.

The total volume of bridging finance was £197.94 million in the second quarter of 2018, an increase of (more…)

Many lenders have decreased their bridging loan interest rates, making bridging even more attractive. (more…)

One benefit of bridging finance is that loan funds can be available quickly. This makes bridging finance particularly suitable for time sensitive deals. However, borrowers can sometimes experience frustrating delays. (more…)

According to a July 2018 report in the Jerusalem Post, several property investors from Israel are using British bridging lenders to secure funds for property purchased in the (more…)