The UK’s Biggest Build-to-Rent Project

If you are a property developer then you will no doubt be aware that there is a significant shortage of residential properties in the UK to rent. Well, you may be interested to read that the UK’s biggest build-to-rent scheme is going to be built by Quintain at Wembley Park in London with a further […]

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Do All Mortgage Brokers Charge A Fee?

If you are considering finding a lender to provide a commercial mortgage then there are a number of ways in which you can do this. For instance, you could do the research yourself perhaps by using the Internet, you may decide just to speak to your bank where you have your business current account of […]

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A Business Loan In An Hour?

Who would have thought that it would be potentially possible to apply for a business loan, have it approved and have the funds in your business current account with the bank in the space of 60 minutes? Well, that is what some Barclays Bank business customers here in the UK may be able to do. […]

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Gross Bridging Lending In 2016 Exceeds Previous Year

The Bridging Trends report has been produced for the 4th quarter of 2016 with the contributors being lenders MTF, Brightstar Financial, Enness Private Clients, Positive Lending and SPF Short Term Finance. This reveals some interesting statistics about the bridging loans provided by the above contributors. For instance, in 2016, the above contributors had total gross […]

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Don’t Just Approach Your Bank For A Business Loan

If you are the owner of a business and require a business loan for things like additional stock, new plant and machinery, IT equipment or perhaps an extensive long term marketing campaign, to name but a few purposes, then it is quite likely that you will get in touch with your business manager with the […]

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Q3 2016 Sees Slight Net Increase In Borrowing By SMEs

According to data produced by the British Bankers Association (BBA), overall net lending to SMEs in the third quarter of 2016 grew by £0.5 billion. Although this was only a modest increase it was still pleasing to see. The total amount of borrowing to SMEs amounted to £108.5 billion as at the 30 September 2016. […]

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Council of Mortgage Lenders Forecasts for 2017 and 2018

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has recently produced its forecasts for the residential mortgage market during 2017 and 2018. Below we provide a brief overview of some of the predictions. Amount of lending In 2017, it is forecast that there will be gross advances of £248 billion with net advances of £30 billion. It is […]

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British Business Bank Provides Extra £40 million To Small Businesses Via Peer-to-Peer Lender

Peer-to-peer lending to small businesses has been increasing in popularity in recent years with more of these lending platforms starting up. One such lender is Funding Circle that some years ago entered into an agreement to allow British Business Bank Investments to lend up to £60 million to small businesses through its platform. The British […]

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Repayment Holidays On Business Loans – Pros And Cons

If you are a business owner requiring a business loan then you may be interested to read that there are a number of lenders that offer a repayment holiday for a few months typically at the start of the borrowing. This may be something that could appeal to some applicants so let’s have a look […]

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Over What Term Should You Arrange A Business Loan?

If you are looking to raise finance for your business for the likes of a capital outlay then one of the ways of doing so could be by way of a business loan. The term that you may be able to borrow the funds from the lender may vary. For instance, a particular lender may […]

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