Bridging Finance

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The bridging loans market matures past property

The property market hasn’t really stopped, has it? With talk of house prices remaining stagnant going into 2013, many property investors are looking at other options and ways in which to create revenue and develop their existing portfolio. This is often easier said than it is done, with mortgage lenders tightening their belts struggling to […]

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Bridging Loans – Why is the Market Expanding?

When the credit crunch took a full grip on the financial sector, a mass exodus from the secured credit market took place. With higher risks, unbalanced books and rock bottom interest rates, many lenders exited the market in a search for less risky and more lucrative business opportunities. A huge hole was left in the […]

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The Changing Face of Bridging Loans

Property is arguably the most imperfect asset on the market. High transaction costs, a lack of perfect information and no two properties are the same. With many people viewing their homes as their castle, ownership levels are relatively high in the UK and for the majority of people buying a home is usually the biggest […]

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Bridging loans: Are they any use to my Business?

As more bridge loan lenders enter the market the cost of borrowing short term capital has fallen dramatically. This has allowed firms to lend for expenditures such as purchasing inventory, expansion and boosting cash flow. Many businesses have taken advantage of this so far; therefore it is an interesting topic to follow on from the […]

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Can a commercial bridging loan help me avoid cash flow crisis?

Bridging loans have seen a dramatic increase in borrowing over the last year as the market continues to mature. At one time, bridging loans were usually only used for the property market. As the market develops and matures, more businesses are taking advantage of this option to free up capital at times when it is […]