• Together announces new £375m bond

    Specialist lender Together has closed a £375m bond issuance, which will increase its funding capacity. The new bond has a five-year tenure, with the senio ...

  • CSF partners with LendInvest to fund renovation

    LendInvest has completed its first case with Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF). The specialist distributor's client needed funding quickly for an investmen ...

  • Bridging packager sees 30-40% business uplift

    First 4 Bridging says it has seen a 30-40% increase in broker enquiries on bridging and development finance cases since the result of the EU referendum wa ...

  • Warning sounded over limited company BTL tax liabilities

    The audience at last week's Association of Short Term Lenders' (ASTL) annual conference heard tax adviser Nick Cartwright warn that putting buy-to-let pro ...

  • Bridging back in business after referendum

    Gross annual bridging lending increased to £4.4bn in July following the Brexit vote, with a 3.3% rise in lending since June, according to the latest West ...

  • Bridging lender sentiment returns

    The Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) has revealed that sentiment amongst bridging lenders has "bounced back considerably" since the EU referendum ...

  • Appointments at United Trust Bank

    United Trust Bank has made two appointments in its specialised mortgages division. Robert Owen, currently responsible for the specialised mortgages divisi ...

  • Record results for Together

    Together has posted record pre-tax profits £90.3m for the year ending 30 June 2016, an increase of 20.8% on the previous year. The specialist lender's ann ...

  • Aldermore unveils limited edition buy-to-let mortgages

    Aldermore has introduced a new range of limited edition buy-to-let products for private landlords looking to for loans up to £1 million. Its new limited e ...

  • New five-year buy-to-let deals from Accord

    Accord Buy To Let had unveiled a new five-year fixed rate range which includes added incentives. The new mortgages from the intermediary-only lender, whic ...

  • FHL slams limited company tax claims

    Simon Bayley, commercial director at Foundation Home Loans, has criticised comments made by a speaker at the recent ASTL annual conference over extra taxa ...

  • PRA outlines buy-to-let underwriting expectations

    The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published its expectations of firms’ underwriting standards to apply to the buy-to-let market, following a r ...

  • Keystone updates website

    Keystone Property Finance has refreshed its website in a move designed to make it easier for brokers to identify the different product ranges and generate ...

  • Tenant demand back on the rise

    Letting agents had 37 prospective tenants registered on average per branch in August, the highest number since June 2016, when there were also an average ...

  • TMW unveils BTL cashback and free valuations

    The Mortgage Works (TMW) is offering a £250 cashback and free standard valuations for selected new mortgage products for landlords.  The specialist buy-to ...

  • Skipton International reaches expat BTL milestone

    Skipton International has passed £100 million of lending to British expats around the world, after under two years after launching UK buy-to-let mortgages ...

  • Together announces new £375m bond

    Specialist lender Together has closed a £375m bond issuance, which will increase its funding capacity. The new bond has a five-year tenure, with the senio ...

  • Citizens Advice sounds warning over guarantor loans

    An increasing number of people are struggling with debts for guarantor loans and rent to own credit products, Citizens Advice has said. The charity says t ...

  • Promise integrates technology with Shawbrook

    Promise Specialist Lending has completed XML integration with Shawbrook. This represents its seventh second charge lender integration and the master broke ...

  • Equiniti provides Axcess Financial Europe with Core Pancredit

    Equiniti has entered into an agreement to provide its Core Pancredit technology to Axcess Financial Europe (AFE), for its new online portal Square Today.  ...

  • Payday lender in £34m customer redress action

    Payday firm CFO Lending is to provide over £34 million of redress to more than 97,000 customers for unfair practices. The redress, which has been agreed w ...

  • No longer why but when and how

    Working with intermediaries on behalf of the UK’s largest second charge distributor over the past seven years has given me a unique perspective on how far ...

  • 10% growth in seconds market predicted

    Brokers expect the value of the second charge loans market to increase by 10% over the next two years, according to research from  V Loans. The master bro ...

  • TFC offers free legals through new members club

    TFC Homeloans is offering brokers up to £1m in free legals for remortgage clients over a six-month period. The offer is open to brokers signing up to TFC’ ...

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