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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…

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…

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…

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…