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THE TOP THREE REASONS TO USE BRIGHTSTAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
13th March 2019

When it comes to specialist first charge mortgages, don't let complex circumstances stack the odds…

THE MOST COMMON BROKER OBJECTIONS, AND THE REALITY

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
13th March 2019

Common broker objections and the reality:   Q: Won't I get a better…

BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO BRIDGING FINANCE

Blogs & articles / Short-term lending
12th March 2019

The bridging market has experienced huge growth in recent years. Bridging lending grew by 15%…

ASK THE EXPERTS: A PROPERTY TAX SPECIALIST TALKS ABOUT HOLIDAY LETS

Buy to Let mortgages / Blogs & articles
12th March 2019

The popularity of sites like Airbnb have changed the way that people think about accommodation…

THE INTEREST ONLY TIME BOMB AND A POTENTIAL SOLUTION

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
5th March 2019

It is estimated that nearly 600,000 interest only mortgages will expire by 2020 and for…

BUSINESS CASH FLOW SOLUTIONS TO HELP RIDE OUT THE POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF BREXIT

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Commercial finance
5th March 2019

Unsecured loans enable business quick access to funds, which could prove essential to some firms…

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING A PROPERTY AT AUCTION?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
5th March 2019

Buying property at auction can prove lucrative for smart landlords and a number of lenders…

WHY SPECIALIST ADVICE IS ESSENTIAL FOR TODAY’S BUY-TO-LET MORTGAGE MARKET

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
5th March 2019

If you rely purely on sourcing systems to find the most suitable products for your…

UNSECURED DEBT IS AT RECORD LEVELS, EXPLORE OUR SOLUTIONS FOR DEBT CONSOLIDATION

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Second charge mortgages
5th March 2019

Unsecured debt is at record levels and, in the right circumstances, a second charge mortgage…

AN EXCLUSIVE 5YR FIXED RE-MORTGAGE UP TO 85% LTV WITH NO ERCS FOR CLIENTS WITH IMPAIRED CREDIT

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
5th March 2019

Remortgage business is continuing to thrive and there’s a growing number of solutions to help…

BRIGHTSTAR NAMED TOP COMPANY TO WORK FOR IN THE EAST OF ENGLAND

Blogs & articles
5th March 2019

Brightstar Financial has been named as the Best Company to Work For in the East…

HOW LATER LIFE LENDING CAN PROVIDE YOUR CLIENT WITH AN INCOME FOR THEIR RETIREMENT

Later life lending / Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
28th January 2019

A lifetime mortgage could help your clients use the equity in their home to provide…

THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF OPTIONS FOR INVESTORS IN THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY MARKET

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Commercial finance
28th January 2019

There are still plenty of options for investors in the commercial property market, but it…

A GROWING NUMBER OF PROPERTY INVESTORS ARE REALISING THAT THEY CAN GENERATE BETTER RETURNS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
28th January 2019

A growing number of property investors are realising that they can generate better returns by…

LANDLORDS ARE LOOKING TO ALTERNATIVE TYPES OF BUY-TO-LET OPTIONS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
28th January 2019

A growing number of landlords are looking to alternative types of buy-to-let options to deliver…

DO YOU HAVE CLIENTS WITH A LARGER THAN EXPECTED TAX BILL?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Second charge mortgages
28th January 2019

It’s tax return season, which means you are likely to have clients who need to…

IVA’S ARE ON THE RISE, SO WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MORTGAGES FOR CLIENTS WITH AN IVA?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
28th January 2019

IVAs are on the rise, but there’s a growing number of mortgage options for borrowers…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO ASSET FINANCE

Blogs & articles
23rd January 2019

Asset finance helps businesses to grow by providing lending for the purchase of company assets,…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO UNSECURED BUSINESS FINANCE

Blogs & articles
23rd January 2019

Unsecured business loans allow businesses to expand and can be used for a variety of…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO INVOICE FINANCE

Commercial finance / Blogs & articles
10th January 2019

Invoice finance can help trading businesses to manage their cashflow by providing cash at the…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO LENDING ON COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

Brightstar / Blogs & articles
9th January 2019

Commercial finance covers a broad spectrum of areas, including lending on commercial or investment property…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO BUSINESS FITNESS: MARKETING & PR

Blogs & articles
9th January 2019

It’s always a good time to review your business to ensure it’s in good shape…

ASK THE EXPERT: TIPS FOR BROKERS FROM A PROPERTY TAX SPECIALIST

Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
9th January 2019

JL: We spoke to Alex Bari, Tax Partner at Barnes Roffe LLP for to find…

STREAMLINED DOCUMENTATION AND PROCESSES TO SPEED UP YOUR APPLICATION

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
20th December 2018

As one of the UK’s leading specialist lenders, Precise Mortgages believes that although your customer’s…

HOW PRECISE MORTGAGES CAN HELP HOW YOU SUPPORT EVEN MORE SELF-EMPLOYED CUSTOMERS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
20th December 2018

Precise Mortgages understands the difficulties self-employed customers face when trying to secure the mortgage or…

DID YOU KNOW THAT NEARLY ONE IN 10 PORTFOLIO LANDLORDS NOW OWN A HOLIDAY LET?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
20th December 2018

Tourism in the UK is booming. According to Visit Britain1, more tourists than ever before…

MAXIMISE YOUR CUSTOMER’S RENTAL YIELD WITH REFURBISHMENT BUY-TO-LET

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages / Short-term lending
19th December 2018

The introduction of a raft of regulatory and tax changes over the last few years…

DON’T COMPROMISE OUTCOME FOR CONVENIENCE

Blogs & articles
7th December 2018

How many times have you submitted an application to a lender, only to be offered…

ASK THE EXPERT: A PROPER TAX ACCOUNTANT EXPLAINS THE IMPACT OF MORTGAGE INTEREST RELIEF CHARGES

Blogs & articles
7th December 2018

Changes to the income tax treatment of buy to let may have been announced some…