Peer-to-peer lending platform LandlordInvest.com has published its loan book to mark its first anniversary.
The loan book contains details about every loan completed through LandlordInvest’s lending platform since its inception, including average loan size, loan term, LTV and interest rates.
The business blesses that the available data allows investors and borrowers to make informed decisions and helps to ensure that P2P platform operators like LandlordInvest are accountable for the quality of loans originated.
The loan book is available for download here and will initially be updated monthly.
LandlordInvest’s loan book for the period 5 December 2016 – 4 December 2017, provides the following overview:
|Total loan amount lent||£2,736,958|
|Average Loan Amount||£210,535|
|Average Loan Term||7.6 months|
|Average annual gross return to investors*||11.1%|
*Capital weighted average loan interest rate based on all completed loans and prior to any deduction for tax.
There has not been any capital losses or defaults during the period.
Filip Karadaghi, LandlordInvest’s chief executive, said: “LandlordInvest.com has in its first year of operations, established itself as a leading platform for real-estate backed loans within the fast-growing P2P industry by becoming one of the first fully FCA authorised platforms, an Innovative Finance ISA manager… [and] received financial backing from respected business angels.
“In the spirit of the P2P lending and transparency, we now publish our loan book to the public to allow investors and borrowers alike to make informed decisions when either investing or borrowing through LandlordInvest.com.
“The loan book shows that investors on LandlordInvest’s lending platform have since inception on average earned returns that outperform both the stock market, bonds and house prices. Considering the low returns offered by many ISAs, in many instances below the inflation rate, this shows that UK investors have strong inflation beating alternative to traditional asset classes in property-backed P2P lending.”