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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…

THE TRUTH ABOUT COFFEE

Blogs & articles / People Development
22nd October 2018

Worldwide 2 billion cups of coffee are drunk every 24 hours. 55 million of those…

HM TREASURY CONFIRMED TO SPEAK ON DIVERSITY AT THE FINANCE PROFESSIONAL SHOW

Brightstar / Press
18th October 2018

Representatives from HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter team have been confirmed to take part…

THE BRIGHTSTAR EXCLUSIVE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PEPPER MONEY

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages / Buy to Let mortgages
17th October 2018

Pepper Money have launched a special product range covering residential and buy-to-let mortgages that are…

NEW SEMI-EXCLUSIVE 90% LTV RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
17th October 2018

Today, The Mortgage Lender have revealed their 'Real Life' product range which includes a 90%…

BRIGHTSTAR PARTNERS WITH THE RIGHT MORTGAGE & PROTECTION NETWORK

Brightstar / Press
9th October 2018

Brightstar Financial has partnered with The Right Mortgage & Protection Network to distribute specialist lending…

ANOTHER LENDER SHOWS SUPPORT FOR SCOTLAND

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages / Buy to Let mortgages
5th October 2018

Brightstar are pleased to note that Vida Homeloans now offer residential and buy-to-let mortgages for…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO LATER LIFE LENDING

Later life lending / Blogs & articles
4th October 2018

Demographics suggest that later life lending is going to become a significant driver of growth…

WELLBEING PROVISION- ONE SIZE FITS ALL?

People Development / Blogs & articles
1st October 2018

THE CONCEPT OF A GOOD WORKPLACE HAS BEEN A PART OF OUR OFFICE CULTURE FOR…

THE RISE AND COST OF WORKPLACE BURNOUT

People Development / Blogs & articles
1st October 2018

Recent research has revealed some shocking statistics surrounding the topic of workplace burnout. Furthermore, this…

WHY CUSTOMER SERVICE MAKES THE ABSOLUTE DIFFERENCE

People Development / Blogs & articles
1st October 2018

Every time that I lead a training session on customer service, I remind our team…

WHY FLEXIBLE WORKING SHOULD BE ON YOUR AGENDA

Blogs & articles / People Development
1st October 2018

It was interesting to see that Mental Health Awareness Week (observed on 14 to 20…

WHAT’S IN YOUR GREENHOUSE?

Blogs & articles / People Development
27th September 2018

ORGANISATIONS NEED A YOUTH POLICY AND A TALENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY SO AS TO BUILD CAPACITY…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO PORTFOLIO LENDING

Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
24th September 2018

In September 2016 the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) released its Supervisory Statemen SS13/16 outlining new…

HOW A SPECIALIST DISTRIBUTOR CAN BENEFIT YOUR BUSINESS

Brightstar / Blogs & articles
24th September 2018

Your clients are changing... Their circumstances are becoming more complicated and diverse and less likely…

CHANCE OF A LIFETIME

Later Life Lending / Press
24th September 2018

Demographics suggest that later life lending is going to become a significant driver of growth…

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…

CLEAR YOUR DESKS THIS FRIDAY WITH BRIGHTSTAR

Blogs & articles
9th September 2018

Brightstar Financial has launched its largest ever webinar programme, with nine specialist lending events throughout…

REDUCED RATES ON 95% LTV RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGES

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
4th September 2018

Aldermore have just reduced rates on their high loan to value range and have introduced…

HERE’S THE LOWDOWN ON THE NEW BUY-TO-LET PRODUCT RANGE FROM MAGELLAN HOMELOANS

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
3rd September 2018

Magellan Homeloans has launched into the buy-to-let market with an exciting product range targeted at…

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…

THE LATER LIFE LENDING PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Later life lending / Products/Criteria
24th August 2018

We have selected the Legal & General Optional Payment Lifetime Mortgage as our product of…

UNSECURED COMMERCIAL FINANCE IS A GROWING AREA FOR BRIGHTSTAR

Blogs & articles / Commercial finance
24th August 2018

Unsecured commercial finance gives business owners fast and convenient access to the funding they need…

COMMERCIAL FINANCE AREA OF THE MONTH

Products/Criteria / Commercial finance
24th August 2018

This month we are highlighting the speed and convenience of unsecured commercial finance to profile…