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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…

ARE YOUR CLIENTS MISSING OUT BY STICKING TO MAINSTREAM LENDERS?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
24th August 2018

More brokers are realising that, by considering their individual circumstances, specialist lenders can help their…

ARE YOU PREPARED TO HELP THE 400K PEOPLE IN ACTIVE DEBT MANAGEMENT PLANS?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
19th July 2018

There are approximately 400,000 people in commercial Debt Management Plans (DMP) in the UK, according…

THE SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE ‘STATE OF THE NATION’

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
21st May 2018

April was a very encouraging month as the weather finally started to improve, which helped…

THE SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE ‘STATE OF THE NATION’

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
29th March 2018

March has seen a plethora of new products, some of which exclusives, from our various…

THE SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE ‘STATE OF THE NATION’

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
28th February 2018

We’re continuing to see high loan to value enquiries where the client has a historical…

THE SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LENDING LANDSCAPE FOR 2018

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
19th December 2017

IMLA recently reported that market and economic conditions suggest that the outlook for the specialist…

SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE CASE STUDY OF THE YEAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
19th December 2017

Higher income multiple requirement for a customer with adverse credit Objective The customer, a single…

SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
19th December 2017

Our residential mortgage product of the year has to be a semi-exclusive deal from Kensington.…

THE RESURGENCE OF ADVERSE CREDIT

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
15th December 2016

The environment for lending to people with an impaired credit history is softening – but…

OPENING THE DOOR TO OPPORTUNITY: CHALLENGER BANKS

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
19th September 2016

Weathering the Brexit storm Challenger banks and specialist lenders had a strong 2015 and, according…

EASING REGULATORY BURDENS FOR CHALLENGER BANKS

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
17th August 2016

Due to increasing pressure from the small lenders, the Bank of England is allegedly considering…

THE SEVEN DAY SWITCHING PLAN AND WHY ITS A POSITIVE STEP

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
14th June 2016

In previous years, many people have been trapped in mortgage deals they couldn’t seem to…

SPECIALIST LENDING: A MAD MARCH AND THE INEVITABLE APRIL HANGOVER

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
13th May 2016

In March this year, the specialist lending market was highly active due to the significant…

SPECIALIST LENDING: CHALLENGE PROVIDES OPPORTUNITY

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
1st April 2016

For many intermediaries, specialist cases have gradually been climbing up their list of priorities and,…

SPECIALIST LENDING: CHALLENGE PROVIDES OPPORTUNITY

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
1st April 2016

For many intermediaries, specialist cases have gradually been climbing up their list of priorities and,…

THE SPECIALIST LENDING MARKET: THE ONLY THING THAT’S CONSTANT IS CHANGE

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
15th March 2016

The specialist lending landscape is continuing to grow and has, in my opinion, become an…

THE CHANGING FACE OF SPECIALIST LENDING IN 2016

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
11th January 2016

According to recent estimates, the mortgage market will reach £230 billion by the end of…

NEAR PRIME AND SPECIALIST MORTGAGES IN 2016

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
18th December 2015

Current predictions for the mortgage market in 2016 are in the region of £230 billion,…

WE NEED TO BANISH SUB PRIME!

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
4th December 2015

I saw an article in one of the national papers the other day heralding the…

THE RISE OF SPECIALIST LENDING: WHY MORE BROKERS SHOULD BE REAPING THE BENEFITS

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
18th October 2015

The changing landscape Specialist lending is continuing to grow and has become an unstoppable force…

KNOWLEDGE IS A WONDERFUL THING

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
29th July 2015

No mortgage broker is ever going to know about every type of mortgage available and…

DO THE LACK OF TRANSITIONAL RULES WORK AGAINST CUSTOMERS?

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
22nd April 2015

Brief: "Is the loss of the FCA's transitional rules for the treatment of 'mortgage prisoners',…

DON’T PANIC! LIFELINES STILL AVAILABLE FOR OLDER MORTGAGE BORROWERS

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
2nd December 2014

Brightstar Financial, the award winning specialist lending intermediary hub, which broke through the £500 million…

FIRST TIME BUYERS – WILL THEY EVER GET ON THE LADDER?

Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
1st July 2014

I was scouring the financial press and yesterday’s headlines were about a fall off in…