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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…

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…

HELPING YOUR ENTREPRENEUR CLIENTS WITH CASHFLOW CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH RECURRING REVENUE

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Commercial finance
23rd October 2018

Invoice finance can provide entrepreneurs with the cashflow they need to grow their business and…

DEVELOPMENT EXIT LOANS AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending / Development finance
23rd October 2018

Development exit loans can help developers to manage their cash flow while they market a…

THE SWISS ARMY KNIFE OF SECOND CHARGE LENDING

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Second charge mortgages
23rd October 2018

An equitable charge can be a fast and flexible way for homeowners to secure a…

LANDLORDS START TO FEEL THE IMPACT OF TAX CHANGES

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
23rd October 2018

Your landlords are starting to experience the financial impact of recent tax changes, which makes…

THE MOST SEARCHED-FOR CRITERIA BY BROKERS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
23rd October 2018

Recent research found that the most searched-for criteria by brokers was self-employed mortgages based on…

THE ‘INTEREST ONLY’ ISSUE

Later life lending / Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
23rd October 2018

Later Life Lending could provide a solution for your clients who are left with an…

SHOULD LANDLORDS BECOME LIMITED COMPANIES?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
19th September 2018

Changes to taxation and Stamp Duty for buy-to-let landlords mean it makes more sense than…

A NEW LEARNING RESOURCE FOR YOUR LANDLORD CLIENTS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
19th September 2018

Together have created a buy-to-let hub, especially designed to help landlords. So whether your clients…

LANDLORDS GROW THEIR BUY-TO-LET PORTFOLIO THROUGH A SEVEN-DAY SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
19th September 2018

The directors of an investment company, who own nearly 250 properties in the North of…

DEMAND FOR LATER LIFE LENDING CONTINUES TO GROW

Later life lending / Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
24th August 2018

Demand for Later Life Lending is increasing, but it is a specialist area with its…

CONTINUED OPPORTUNITY FOR PROPERTY INVESTORS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
24th August 2018

The extension of permitted development rights is providing continued opportunity for investors and lenders are…

THE REGULATORY LANDSCAPE CONTINUES TO CHANGE FOR LANDLORDS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
24th August 2018

The regulatory landscape continues to change for buy-to-let landlords, placing more emphasis on quality specialist…

THE DEMAND IS GROWING FOR SECOND CHARGES ON BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Second charge mortgages
24th August 2018

The is growing demand for second charges on buy-to-let property and, with an equitable charge,…

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…

RESIDENTIAL FIRST CHARGE MORTGAGE PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

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

This month, we have selected a 5-year fixed rate from Dudley Building Society. The product…

PROPERTY REFURBISHMENT IS A GROWING OPPORTUNITY FOR BROKERS…

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Short-term lending
19th July 2018

WITH INCREASED DEMAND FROM CLIENTS, MORE PRODUCTS AND CHEAPER RATES THAN EVER BEFORE.   The…

MORE INVESTORS ARE LOOKING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TO DELIVER HIGHER YIELDS…

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

AND LENDERS ARE MEETING THIS DEMAND WITH MORE FLEXIBLE PRODUCTS BUT WORKING WITH AN EXPERIENCED…

THE OVERALL BUY-TO-LET MARKET MIGHT BE FLAT, BUT….

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

THE SPECIALIST MARKET IS GOING FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH, SO HOW DO YOU MAKE SURE…

WITH RATES FROM AS LOW AS 3.65% & FIXED RATE PRODUCTS WITH NO ERCs, YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO IGNORE THE 2nd CHARGE MARKET

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages / Private Label / Second charge mortgages
19th July 2018

The second charge market is changing. Products are becoming much more aligned with the types…

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…

SHAKING OFF SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE MISCONCEPTIONS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
11th June 2018

A broker called me asking for some advice about a prime customer who was presenting…

ARE YOU MISSING 4.8 MILLION SELF-EMPLOYED CUSTOMER OPPORTUNITIES?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
11th June 2018

Did you know there are more self-employed people in the UK than ever before? The…

ARE YOU READY FOR 177,000 NEW HMO OPPORTUNITIES?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
11th June 2018

Do you know about the HMO licensing change? From Monday 1st October 2018 all properties…

The bridging finance market has tripled in size since 2007* as more and more customers recognise a bridging finance as a flexible short-term borrowing solution.

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
11th June 2018

Bridging finance could be the solution if your customer is buying a property at auction,…

THE COMPLEX BUY-TO-LET ‘STATE OF THE NATION’

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
21st May 2018

“This is a difficult scenario” is a common introduction to conversations we are having with…