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BRIGHTSTAR ANNOUNCES RECORD H1 AND KEY HIRES

Brightstar / Press
17th July 2019

The Brightstar Group has announced a record breaking first half of the year, with written…

THREE QUESTIONS TO GROW YOUR COMMERCIAL BUSINESS

Press / Commercial finance
10th July 2019

How many of your clients are self-employed? For every home buyer or remortgagor you work…

ARE YOU MISSING OUT?

Brightstar / Blogs & articles
9th July 2019

Are you feeling the Brightstar benefit?   Working with a specialist distributor, like Brightstar, can…

DO YOU HAVE CLIENTS WHO REQUIRE A GENEROUS INCOME MULTIPLIER?

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
9th July 2019

We're pleased to announce a new option for those who require a more generous income…

EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH BRIGHTSTAR

Events / Brightstar
9th July 2019

The specialist lending market is growing, and becoming increasingly more complex than ever.   No…

OUR 95% LTV SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE EXCLUSIVE JUST GOT BETTER

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
5th July 2019

Our popular 95% LTV residential mortgage exclusive by Kensington Mortgages, now features zero product fees…

Be Proud. Have Pride. Love is Love.

Brightstar / Blogs & articles
5th July 2019

Pride celebrations continue across the UK, this weekend in London. London is one of the…

WE NEED NEW AFFORDABILITY CHECKS ON HOLIDAY LETS

Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
2nd July 2019

Holiday lets have been promoted as a good way for investors to achieve higher yields…

SEMI EXCLUSIVE BUY-TO-LET CRITERIA

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
2nd July 2019

Landbay, the specialist buy-to-let lender, have refreshed their product range which now includes an increased…

NEW RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS TO HELP YOU MAKE MORE CUSTOMERS HAPPY

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
1st July 2019

SEMI-EXCLUSIVE - MORTGAGE PRISONER SOLUTION How many 'mortgage prisoners' do you have in your bank…

PRIVATE LABEL PAYS BROKERS AVERAGE FEE OF £2.5K

Blogs & articles
27th June 2019

Private Label has paid brokers an average referral fee of nearly £2.5k since the new…

WHAT DOES FREAKONOMICS TELL US ABOUT REFERRING BUSINESS?

Brightstar / Blogs & articles
27th June 2019

Published in 2005, Freakonomics introduced a ground-breaking way of looking at the world through the…

THE PROPERTY INVESTOR’S FUNDING TOOLBOX

Blogs & articles / Second charge mortgages / Commercial finance / Development finance
6th June 2019

What strategy do you have for your property investment? Taxation and regulatory changes in recent…

WHY JOB ADVERTISEMENTS PLAY A KEY ROLE IN HELPING TO ADDRESS THE GENDER PAY GAP

Press / People Development
22nd May 2019

The gender pay gap in Financial Services currently stands at 23.25% in favour of men…

ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO AUCTION FINANCE

Blogs & articles / Short-term lending
15th May 2019

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

ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO PROPERTY REFURBISHMENT

Blogs & articles / Short-term lending
15th May 2019

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

ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DEVELOPMENT EXIT LOANS

Blogs & articles / Short-term lending
15th May 2019

The latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey said the average time taken for a property…

BLUESTONE MORTGAGES RESTRICT HELP-TO-BUY PRODUCT RANGE DISTRIBUTION

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
13th May 2019

Features and highlights of this product range include: Free standard valuations on all HTB products…

BRIGHTSTAR MARKS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

Blogs & articles / People Development
13th May 2019

Brightstar Financial is marking Mental Health Awareness Week this week, with a series of activities…

WHAT IS STOPPING YOU FROM JOINING THE JOURNEY?

Press / People Development
13th May 2019

The Women in Finance Charter is a commitment by HM Treasury and signatory firms to…

THE IMPORTANCE OF PACKAGERS

Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
13th May 2019

As the number of ‘niche’ or non-standard customers continues to rise and the sale of…

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

Buy to Let mortgages / Blogs & articles
13th May 2019

In a market landscape that is increasingly defined by turbulent socio-economic conditions, the ability of…

LIMITED COMPANY BUY TO LET – THE NEW NORMAL

Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
13th May 2019

As reductions in tax relief, increases in stamp duty and increasingly stringent lending criteria on…

NEW LIMITED EDITION BTL RATES WITH FLAT FEES & CASHBACK OPTIONS

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
30th April 2019

Available for a limited time only, the features and highlights of this range include: Up…

DEVELOPER EXIT TODAY – GUIDING YOU THROUGH THE BENEFITS OF SHORT-TERM FINANCING

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
24th April 2019

Property developers are always looking at what options are available to help them finance their…

NEED SOME SUPPORT? LET OUR EXPERTS DO THE WORK

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Commercial finance
24th April 2019

If your car breaks down, you’d call a mechanic. If the sink gets blocked, you’d…

SIX TIMES WHEN A BRIDGING LOAN COULD SAVE THE DAY

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
24th April 2019

Bridging finance offers a range of opportunities for your clients. But from what we’ve seen,…

ACCESS THE NEW FEE ASSISTED BUY-TO-LET RE-MORTGAGE RANGE FROM TML VIA BRIGHTSTAR

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
11th April 2019

The Mortgage Lender's new range of 'fee assisted' buy-to-let re-mortgage products are now available via…

WANT TO MAKE YOUR CLIENTS THIS HAPPY?

Blogs & articles
10th April 2019

There’s no better feeling than doing the best you can by your client. We love…