The Specialist Lending solution

Smart Money are a specialist master broker offering four key areas of specialist lending including Second Charge Mortgages, Buy-To-Let, specialist first charge and Bridging loans. Second Charge Mortgages According to the FLA demand for Second charge mortgages are strong and is now at a decade high. The versatility of second charge mortgages are being recognised …

Speed is of the essence for Bridging Finance

44% of brokers believe ‘speed to completion’ is currently the main priority for Bridging borrowers according to United Trust Banks most recent Broker Sentiment Poll. Only 19% believed securing the lowest rate was most important which was narrowly ahead of ‘certainty of funding’. The poll also asked which sectors they were experiencing the most demand …

Bridging Finance can flourish in ‘most’ market cycles

Simon Says… Bridging Finance can flourish in ‘most’ market cycles As we live in uncertain times and economic growth is minimal along with property price growth, you would expect the Bridging Finance sector to be on the slowdown. However, Bridging Finance remains buoyant reaffirming itself as a strong performing sector. As Bridging Finance continues to …

Bridging Loans Sector Grew By 15% in 2018

Bridging Loans sector grew by 15% in 2018 according to Members of the Association of Short-Term Lenders (ASTL). Bridging loans reached £766.9 million in 2018 a surge of £232.8 million compared with 2017. This presents an opportunity for lenders utilising fast and flexible financing options. New regulations will make it harder to purchase new properties. …

Masthaven Launches New and Improved Consumer Credit Short Term Bridging Product

Masthaven launches new and improved Consumer Credit short term bridging product – Secured Loan Directory. Masthaven Secured Loans has relaunched its hybrid Consumer Credit regulated second charge bridging product, having run a successful pilot scheme in 2014. The lender believes this is the first Consumer Credit regulated product where no monthly interest payments are needed …