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Never miss out on the latest news and our insightful views on everything that’s happening within our industry.

BUY TO LET PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
18th December 2017

During 2017 Brightstar launched an innovative suite of exclusive products via its Private Label brand.…

A LOOK BACK AT THE BUY TO LET LENDING MARKET FOR 2017

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
18th December 2017

The past year has seen huge change within the buy to let sector and the…

THE SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE LENDING LANDSCAPE FOR 2018

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Second charge mortgages
18th December 2017

Brightstar continues to see an increase in the number of enquiries from our broker partners.…

SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE CASE STUDY OF THE YEAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Second charge mortgages
18th December 2017

Capital raising using a lender with a higher income multiple: Objective Brightstar were presented with…

SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Second charge mortgages
18th December 2017

One lender on our panel has offered something that the market has not seen before;…

A LOOK BACK AT THE SECOND CHARGE LENDING MARKET FOR 2017

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Second charge mortgages
18th December 2017

2017 has been an interesting year for the second charge mortgage sector. It has come…

A NEW TOOL FOR YOUR CLIENTS’ CAPITAL RAISING REQUIREMENTS

Products/Criteria / Unsecured loans
5th December 2017

NEW UNSECURED PERSONAL LOAN CRITERIA FOR HOMEOWNERS

Brightstar can now offer…

CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
28th November 2017

  Christmas Opening Hours  

Friday 22nd December 9.00am - 4.00pm / Monday…

SHORT TERM LENDING CASE STUDY – AUCTION PURCHASE OF AN UNINHABITABLE PROPERTY

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
28th November 2017

Just one of the many uses of short term lending…   Objective Brightstar’s broker presented…

NEW CLIENT REFERRAL SERVICE ACROSS OUR DIVISIONS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
28th November 2017

You now have the option to refer your specialist lending enquiries to us to manage…

BRAND NEW WEBSITE & YOUR GUIDE TO SPECIALIST LENDING

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
28th November 2017

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website as part of a…

NEW AND EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS ARE HERE!

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
28th November 2017

We re-launched Private Label, a vintage specialist mortgage brand, on 4th July this year to…

BRIGHTSTAR FINANCIAL LAUNCHES NEW & IMPROVED WEBSITE

Brightstar / Press
21st November 2017

Global award winning and trailblazing business, Brightstar Financial, has today launched a new and improved…

DOES IMAGE AFFECT YOUR LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL?

Blogs & articles
16th November 2017

“It takes all sorts” goes the old saying, but does this apply to industry leaders,…

PHASE 2 LAUNCH FOR BRIGHTSTAR’S PRIVATE LABEL

Press / Private Label
14th November 2017

Brightstar Financial is today launching four new and exclusive, specialist residential and buy-to-let mortgage products…

ARE YOU HELPING CLIENTS TO COMMIT MORTGAGE FRAUD

Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
1st November 2017

Here’s something shocking: you may be helping your clients to commit mortgage fraud without knowing…

BRIGHTSTAR WINS BEST SPECIALIST DISTRIBUTOR AWARD FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

Brightstar / Press
30th October 2017

  Brightstar has won “Best Specialist Distributor” award at the recent Bridging & Commercial Awards. …

MASTERING THE ART OF RETENTION

Blogs & articles / People Development
28th October 2017

Mastering the art of staff retention It was fantastic to share an evening of celebration…

ENHANCED CRITERIA FOR CONTRACTOR APPLICANTS

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
18th October 2017

Brightstar are pleased to announce that we now have lenders who will consider an income…

NEW CRITERIA FOR FAMILY GIFTED EQUITY

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
18th October 2017

Brightstar are pleased to announce that we now have access to products which allow family…

MORTGAGE STRATEGY COVER FEATURE: SECRETS BEHINDS THE EVER-RISING BRIGHTSTAR

Brightstar / Press
9th October 2017

In the past two years Brightstar has revived Private Label, launched a HNW arm and…

BRIGHTSTAR MARKS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY

Press / People Development
6th October 2017

As part of its ongoing campaign to promote awareness about and break down the barriers…

WHY BRIGHTSTAR IS TEAMING-UP WITH VIRGIN MONEY TO PROMOTE WOMEN IN FINANCE

Press / People Development
5th October 2017

I feel hugely passionate about the Women in Finance Charter and gaining more support within…

MORE THAN HALF OF FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY COVERED BY WOMEN IN FINANCE CHARTER

Press / People Development
2nd October 2017

A total of 141 firms have now formally pledged to promote gender diversity since the…

THE GROWING APPETITE FOR SELF-BUILD MORTGAGES

Press / Residential mortgages / Private Label
2nd October 2017

Of all the so-called “property porn” TV shows in the last 20 years, Grand Designs…

RETENTION

Blogs & articles / People Development
1st October 2017

Mastering the art of staff retention It was fantastic to share an evening of celebration…

LOANTALK BLOG – SEPTEMBER

Press / Second charge mortgages
25th September 2017

Throughout this year I have found myself talking with more & more mortgage advisers who…

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
15th September 2017

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS The Brightstar team marked World Mental Health Awareness Day on 10th October…

BRIGHTSTAR APPOINTED TO L&G PANEL

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles
15th September 2017

Brightstar Financial was delighted to be appointed to Legal & General Mortgage Club’s specialist distributor…