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Bridging Loan Applications
July 9, 2022

Bridging Applications Fall by More Than 50% in Q1 2022

New data from the Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) indicates a dramatic decline in bridging loan applications for the first three months of the year. According to the ASTL’s figures, application volumes were down more than 50% in Q1, coming out with a total combined value of £6.3 billion. Bridging loan completions were also […] →Read more

Right to Buy
July 8, 2022

Johnson’s New Mortgage Affordability and Right to Buy Plans Prompt Outrage: Here is How We Can Help

There was never any doubt that Boris Johnson’s plans to help as many Brits as possible get on the housing ladder would be anything but a big disappointment. We already knew much of what he was going to say, before his already infamous remarks were voiced in Blackpool this week. “We’re going to look to […] →Read more

Help to Build
July 6, 2022

Government Introduces Help to Build in England

A new scheme has been unveiled by the UK government, which will supposedly assist “thousands” of first-time buyers looking to get on the property ladder. Though unlike traditional Help to Buy schemes, this new initiative offers support to those who plan on building their own homes from scratch. Named Help to Build, the programme will […] →Read more

Buy Homes at Auction
July 4, 2022

What You Need to Know About Buying Homes at Auction (and How to Pay for Auction Properties with a Mortgage)

Whether you are looking to pick up your dream home at a rock-bottom price or turn a quick profit with a fixer-upper, auction property purchases can be just the thing. Buying homes at auction is quicker and easier than becoming part of a conventional property chain, and the savings on offer are unbeatable. But as […] →Read more

Uninhabitable Property
July 1, 2022

How to Mortgage an Uninhabitable Property

Uninhabitable homes are not without their points of appeal. Particularly in today’s housing market, an affordable ‘fixer-upper’ can be just the thing to sidestep impossibly high property prices. With an uninhabitable home, you have the opportunity to buy into a desirable location and gradually shape it into the home of your dreams. Unfortunately, the vast […] →Read more

How Can Bridging Finance Help During Divorce Proceedings?
June 27, 2022

How Can Bridging Finance Help During Divorce Proceedings?

Far from a rarity, divorce is becoming more commonplace than ever before. In fact, research suggests that a full 33% of all UK marriages end in divorce.  Separation is always emotionally fraught and logistically complex, but can also be surprisingly expensive. This is particularly true in instances where one partner owes the other a significant […] →Read more

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