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BRIGHTSTAR APPOINTS NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Brightstar / Press
21st February 2020

Brightstar Financial has appointed Mark Hollands as its new national account manager to help strengthen…

BRIGHTSTAR GROUP WINS BEST SMALL COMPANY AWARD FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

Brightstar / Press
20th February 2020

Brightstar Financial has been named as the number one Best Small Company to work for…

BRIGHTSTAR CONFIRMS RECORD YEAR IN 2019

Brightstar / Press
6th February 2020

The Brightstar Group has confirmed a record year in 2019, completing nearly £1.2bn throughout the…

HERE’S THREE SOLUTIONS FOR THAT UNEXPECTED TAX BILL

Blogs & articles / Second charge mortgages / Short-term lending / Commercial finance
27th January 2020

How many of your clients pay tax through self-assessment rather than PAYE? And how often…

USING BTL TO RESCUE DEVELOPMENTS FROM ADMINISTRATION

Press / Buy to Let mortgages
24th January 2020

A successful scheme can deliver developers attractive returns, but property development is a complex process…

BRIGHTSTAR APPOINTS MARIA HARRIS IN NEW ROLE

Brightstar / Press
20th January 2020

Brightstar Financial has appointed Maria Harris in the new role of Technology Consultant at the…

BRIGHTSTAR CREATES NEW HEAD OF MORTGAGES ROLE

Brightstar / Press
7th January 2020

Brightstar Financial has promoted Gina Blagden to the new role of Head of Mortgages, to…

UNITED TRUST BANK COMPLETES ITS LARGEST EVER SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE

Press / Second charge mortgages
9th December 2019

United Trust Bank has completed a £352,000 second charge cortgage.   The loan, introduced by…

BRIGHTSTAR RETAINS 3 STAR BEST COMPANIES ACCREDITATION

Brightstar / Press
19th November 2019

Brightstar Financial has retained its 3 Star Best Companies accreditation, which is the highest standard…

3 BUY TO LET TRENDS WE’VE SEEN IN 2019

Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
19th November 2019

In the last year, the trend has continued for property investors to look to more…

BRIDGE THE GAP ON BROKEN CHAINS

Blogs & articles / Short-term lending / Development finance
11th November 2019

You probably don’t need to be reminded that property is taking as long to sell…

What’s new at Precise Mortgages?

Blogs & articles
23rd October 2019

As the UK’s leading specialist lender*, we’re always thinking of new ways to make life…

HOW TO SPOT NEW BUY TO LET OPPORTUNITIES

Blogs & articles
21st October 2019

It’s no secret that the plethora of regulatory and tax changes in recent years has…

BRIGHTSTAR NAMED ON NEW LEGAL & GENERAL MORTGAGE CLUB SMARTRREFER PANEL

Brightstar / Press
11th October 2019

Brightstar Financial has been added to SmartrRefer, the new approved specialist distribution panel that has…

HOW TO SPOT NEW BUY-TO-LET ENQUIRIES

Buy to Let mortgages
10th October 2019

It’s no secret that the plethora of regulatory and tax changes in recent years has…

YOUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGES

Second charge mortgages / Blogs & articles
9th October 2019

In March 2016 the Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD) introduced, for the first time, the requirement…

DO YOU HAVE CLIENTS WHO ARE IN AN ACTIVE OR RECENTLY SATISFIED DMP?

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages / Blogs & articles
7th October 2019

Brightstar are delighted to announce a new and exclusive residential mortgage range for…

LIMITED EDITION FUNDS ON OUR LOWEST EVER BRIDGING RATES

Products/Criteria / Short-term lending
4th October 2019

Brightstar are delighted to announce an allocated tranche of funds, on a LIMITED…

HOW TO SPOT COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE ENQUIRIES

Blogs & articles / Commercial finance
23rd September 2019

We often speak to brokers who say that they don’t get enquiries for commercial mortgages.…

NEW SEMI-EXCLUSIVE BUY-TO-LET PRODUCT

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
23rd September 2019

VIDA HOMELOANS SEMI-EXCLUSIVE BUY-TO-LET PRODUCT - AVAILABLE NOW VIA BRIGHTSTAR

  CRITERIA OVERVIEW:…

ARE YOU MISSING COMMERCIAL FINANCE OPPORTUNITIES?

Commercial finance / Blogs & articles
17th September 2019

HOW MANY OF YOUR CLIENTS ARE SELF-EMPLOYED?

Whatever the number, that’s…

MARKET LEADING RATES FOR SECOND CHARGE BRIDGING – UP TO 70% LTV

Products/Criteria / Short-term lending
22nd August 2019

BRAND NEW, MARKET LEADING rates from 0.74% per month for regulated and non-regulated second charge…

YOUR ACCESS TO THE EXPERTS

Events
12th August 2019

 GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH BRIGHTSTAR THIS AUTUMN  

Brightstar has teamed up with…

IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH BRIGHTSTAR’S MICHELLE WESTLEY

Brightstar / Press
7th August 2019

We spoke to Michelle Westley, head of marketing at Brightstar Financial, about how to grow…

LIMITED EDITION, SEMI EXCLUSIVE SPECIALIST HELP TO BUY PRODUCT

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages / Blogs & articles
30th July 2019

We're pleased to announce a refreshed tranche of funds for our semi exclusive help to…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Press
24th July 2019

Brightstar Financial has launched an education programme for brokers, which includes the opportunity to book…

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…