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What is happening in specialist residential mortgage lending?

Over the summer, we have seen growing demand for our lending into retirement products as older borrowers manage their mortgage payments. Many lenders withdrew or restricted lending into retirement products after the mortgage market review but many are good borrowers facing difficulties simply because of their age. [Read more...]

New rules for the buy-to-let mortgage market explained

The buy-to-let enquiries where we are seeing the highest demand are ex-pat landlords, special purpose vehicle (SPV) limited company mortgages and portfolio landlords. On 1st October 2017, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is imposing a large change to the sector which will significantly affect smaller landlords. Lenders will treat clients who hold four or more properties in their portfolio as professional portfolio landlords. [Read more...]

Brightstar joins the L&G Mortgage Club packager panel

We are delighted to have been appointed to the L&G mortgage club specialist lending panel.

Brightstar is the only distributor offering the full spectrum of specialist lending products to L&G mortgage club members. This includes our lending hub with specialist products for residential and buy-to-let mortgages, second charge mortgages, unsecured loans, short-term lending, commercial & development finance.

Opening of our ‘Wellbeing’ Room

Brightstar was delighted to announce the official opening of its Wellbeing Room in August as part of our recently extended premises in the Billericay Hub. The move is part of our Mental Health Action Plan for 2017, promoting good mental health and wellbeing for the Brightstar team. This has been given an extra boost by the provision of this dedicated chill-out area. [Read more...]


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