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Case Studies

A very specialist mortgage

Client settles bridging and raises capital for onward project on 3 adjacent properties

75% LTV on a commercial property for first time investor

Family completes on £70k second charge in 3 weeks

Client secures high LTV bridge plus 100% refurb costs on a derelict property

Solicitor firm offered 100% funding for new business premises

SPV limited company with a director that has acquired adverse, adds to portfolio

Client reduces monthly outgoings via a second charge mortgage

Client with 4 months self employed history secures home purchase

A RTB mortgage on a high rise flat

A multi-unit case with multiple obstacles

£250k Unsecured Lending For Hotel Refurbishment

Client purchases dream home despite broken chain

Capital raising using a higher income multiple

Brightstar shows broker the way to exclusive product

Client raises £128k for tax bill via second charge mortgage

Brightstar secures super fast funding for a 9 flat multi-unit block

Brightstar helps client buy out 2 partners on a semi-commercial property

Brightstar assists client to avoid HMRC penalty

Purchase of a shop with flat above where the residential element exceeds 40% of the total property

Fast funds for a business requiring an urgent cash injection

Complex portfolio landlord case

Higher income multiple mortgage plus adverse credit

Declined further advance, remortgage options too expensive

Commercial Investment Purchase

Bridging the Probate Gap

Owner-Occupied Trading Business Purchase


Rising Rental Calculations = Larger Deposit Required

Right-To-Buy Purchase At 100% LTV (With Adverse)



Nichola Jomoa
Mortgage Advisor

I have used Brightstar since 2012, the guys have always been very approachable and open to helping our clients through, in some cases, a stressful process. We like the fact they are an extension of what we do. We introduce Brightstar to our clients as our specialist team and they offer our clients seamless solutions. These are clients who wouldn’t normally be able to obtain a conventional mortgage but Brightstar are equipped to offer solutions where others fail. In the words of our clients: “you have helped me where no-one else could”.

We find Brightstar exceptionally useful for our non-conventional clients who may be looking for a slight income stretch or have minor adverse blemishes, as they often need a lender who has a different approach to high street affordability models. What is great about Brightstar is they are able to bridge gaps where conventional lending lets us down.

Brightstar’s service allows us to assist clients where others would fail and this enables us to maintain our working relationships with our clients and also our introducers, which is essential to our business.


Pete Matthews
Mortgage Advisor

I use Brightstar for 80% of my bridging, corporate and development finance loans. Brightstar works with most of the lenders in the market. The way they structure their deals and their relationships with the lenders means that I can pass them my business but do not lose out on the proc fee. With the regulatory changes in both the residential and buy-to-let market, writing a mortgage is increasingly more time consuming so it just isn’t possible to spend time on everything.

Passing cases to Brightstar allows me to focus on my residential and buy-to-let business, while still looking after clients with more niche needs, without having to spend a day researching the market every time.