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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…

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…

THE SHORT TERM LENDING PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Products/Criteria / Short-term lending
24th August 2018

Our product of the month this month, is the development loan from Pivot Finance, which…

THE REGULATORY LANDSCAPE CONTINUES TO CHANGE FOR LANDLORDS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
24th August 2018

The regulatory landscape continues to change for buy-to-let landlords, placing more emphasis on quality specialist…

THE BUY-TO-LET PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
24th August 2018

Our product of the month is a 2-year discounted rate HMO mortgage at 3.44%. The…

THE DEMAND IS GROWING FOR SECOND CHARGES ON BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Second charge mortgages
24th August 2018

The is growing demand for second charges on buy-to-let property and, with an equitable charge,…

SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGES THAT REGISTER AS AN EQUITABLE CHARGE

Products/Criteria / Second charge mortgages
24th August 2018

Our product of the month is the growing number of buy-to-let second charge mortgages that…

ARE YOUR CLIENTS MISSING OUT BY STICKING TO MAINSTREAM LENDERS?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
24th August 2018

More brokers are realising that, by considering their individual circumstances, specialist lenders can help their…

RESIDENTIAL FIRST CHARGE MORTGAGE PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
24th August 2018

This month, we have selected a 5-year fixed rate from Dudley Building Society. The product…

NEW SEMI-EXCLUSIVE BUY-TO-LET PRODUCT FOR SHORT TERM LETS

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages / Blogs & articles
16th August 2018

A growing number of property investors are recognising that they could achieve better returns on…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES ITS LARGEST EVER WEBINAR PROGRAMME

Events / Brightstar / Press
15th August 2018

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

NEW LENDER FALCON BRIDGING FINANCE LIMITED TO PARTNER WITH BRIGHTSTAR

Press / Short-term lending
14th August 2018

Brightstar Financial will be the latest financial intermediary to partner with Falcon Bridging finance Limited,…

BEST ADVICE Q&A WITH ROB JUPP

Brightstar / Press
14th August 2018

What can you tell us about Brightstar’s new Later Life Lending service? We have launched…

NEW FOR 2018: SPECIALIST LENDING WEBINARS & WORKSHOPS

Events
14th August 2018

IT'S TIME TO RETHINK SPECIALIST LENDING: 350 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS ALONE WILL BE DECLINED TODAY 25%…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES LATER LIFE SERVICE

Brightstar / Press
13th August 2018

Brightstar Financial has launched a Later Life Lending service for brokers, through a partnership with…

EXCLUSIVE: FIXED RATE, INTEREST ONLY RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE RANGE

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
1st August 2018

Access the exclusive interest only fixed rate product range from Family Building Society when you…

ACCESS THE NEW 85% LTV RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE RANGE FROM KENSINGTON

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
25th July 2018

NEW EXCLUSIVE 85% RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE RANGE FROM KENSINGTON MORTGAGES Based on their standard product range,…

PROPERTY REFURBISHMENT IS A GROWING OPPORTUNITY FOR BROKERS…

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Short-term lending
19th July 2018

WITH INCREASED DEMAND FROM CLIENTS, MORE PRODUCTS AND CHEAPER RATES THAN EVER BEFORE.   The…

YOUR CLIENT CAN NOW BORROW UP TO 100% OF THE REFURBISHMENT COSTS

Products/Criteria / Short-term lending
19th July 2018

Shawbrook has released a new “Lending for Refurbishment Costs” option. In addition to borrowing 75%…

MORE INVESTORS ARE LOOKING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TO DELIVER HIGHER YIELDS…

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Commercial finance
19th July 2018

AND LENDERS ARE MEETING THIS DEMAND WITH MORE FLEXIBLE PRODUCTS BUT WORKING WITH AN EXPERIENCED…

COMMERCIAL MORTGAGES FOR PROPERTIES WITH ROLLING LEASES

Products/Criteria / Commercial finance
19th July 2018

A small number of lenders are now able to lend on properties with rolling leases,…

THE OVERALL BUY-TO-LET MARKET MIGHT BE FLAT, BUT….

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
19th July 2018

THE SPECIALIST MARKET IS GOING FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH, SO HOW DO YOU MAKE SURE…

BUY-TO-LET MORTGAGE FOR NEW START-UP SPV LIMITED COMPANIES

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
19th July 2018

The pick of our products this month is available to new start-up SPV limited companies.…

WITH RATES FROM AS LOW AS 3.65% & FIXED RATE PRODUCTS WITH NO ERCs, YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO IGNORE THE 2nd CHARGE MARKET

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages / Private Label / Second charge mortgages
19th July 2018

The second charge market is changing. Products are becoming much more aligned with the types…

SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGES WITH NO ERCs

Products/Criteria / Second charge mortgages
19th July 2018

Product area of the month   We’re not choosing a specific lender this month, but…

ARE YOU PREPARED TO HELP THE 400K PEOPLE IN ACTIVE DEBT MANAGEMENT PLANS?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Residential mortgages
19th July 2018

There are approximately 400,000 people in commercial Debt Management Plans (DMP) in the UK, according…

90% LTV MORTGAGES FOR BORROWERS WHO DON’T FIT WITH MAINSTREAM LENDERS

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
19th July 2018

Product area of the month We want to highlight the increasing availability of 90% LTV…

ACCESS THE EXCLUSIVE 1st & 2nd CHARGE BUY-TO-LET RANGE BY TOGETHER

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages / Second charge mortgages
18th July 2018

This exclusive Together buy-to-let range is based on their existing product guide; it offers a…

FEE SAVER MORTGAGE BY VIDA HOMELOANS, AVAILABLE VIA BRIGHTSTAR

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
11th July 2018

Vida Homeloans are the latest lender to launch a brand new 'fee saver' residential mortgage…