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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

Following the announcement that Bluestone Mortgages have restricted distribution for their HTB range, Brightstar are…

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…

BE A STAR BROKER LIKE IAN

Blogs & articles
10th April 2019

In complex cases, Brightstar can tip the scales in your client’s favour, getting a better…

PRIVATE LABEL ASSISTS FAMILY WITH HIGH VALUE SELF-BUILD MORTGAGE

Blogs & articles / Private Label
9th April 2019

The client had found a large property with planning permission to knock down the house…

HIGH VALUE MORTGAGE FOR CLIENT WITH COMPLEX INCOME STREAMS

Blogs & articles / Private Label
9th April 2019

The client was a large portfolio landlord, with more than 100 properties that were held…

SPECIALIST SELF-BUILD MORTGAGES UP TO 80% LTV

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
9th April 2019

We're pleased to announce that Saffron Building Society have increased the LTV on their self…

FLEET MORTGAGES RETURN WITH £1BN OF FUNDING

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
9th April 2019

Access the enhanced buy-to-let product range from Fleet Mortgages via the expert team at Brightstar,…

HOW SPECIALIST LENDING COULD OFFER ALTERNATIVE BUY TO LET SOLUTIONS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
3rd April 2019

It’s no secret that landlords have faced several challenges in recent years.   A raft…

IS YOUR BUY-TO-LET CUSTOMER THINKING OF INCORPORATING AS A LIMITED COMPANY?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
3rd April 2019

The introduction of a raft of regulatory and tax changes over the last few years…

HELPING MAXIMISE AFFORDABILITY FOR SELF-EMPLOYED CUSTOMERS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
3rd April 2019

The recent announcement that there are now more people in work in the UK than…

WHAT’S NEW AT PRECISE MORTGAGES IN 2019

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
3rd April 2019

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

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES SPRING WEBINAR PROGRAMME

Brightstar / Press
27th March 2019

Brightstar Financial has partnered with a number of industry experts to launch a Spring programme…

BRIGHTSTAR ONE OF 55 WOMEN IN FINANCE SIGNATORIES TO MEET TARGETS

Blogs & articles / People Development
21st March 2019

In collaboration with HM Treasury, New Financial held its second Annual Review of the HM…

£14M OF ENQUIRIES PLACED WITH PRIVATE LABEL FOLLOWING BRAND REJIG

Press / Private Label
20th March 2019

The newly revamped Private Label received £14m of enquiries in its first day as a…