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THE BUY-TO-LET MORTGAGE ‘STATE OF THE NATION’

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
28th February 2018

We’re constantly hearing that the buy-to-let market is in decline; it’s been reported that net…

THE SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE ‘STATE OF THE NATION’

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Second charge mortgages
28th February 2018

According to the latest figures from the Finance and Leasing Association, the trade body for…

SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Products/Criteria / Second charge mortgages
28th February 2018

Our product of the month goes to Optimum Credit again, due to their recently announced…

THE SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE ‘STATE OF THE NATION’

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
28th February 2018

We’re continuing to see high loan to value enquiries where the client has a historical…

SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE OF THE MONTH

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
28th February 2018

Our product of the month is the 90% LTV semi exclusive via Kensington; it tops…

ANNUAL BRIDGING TRENDS REVEALED

Short-term lending
29th January 2018

Bridging loan volume rose 10.7% to £534.1m in 2017, compared to £482.61m in 2016 as…

THE SHORT TERM LENDING LANDSCAPE FOR 2018

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
19th December 2017

Liquidity within the short term lending market will continue but there will be further bumps…

SHORT TERM LENDING CASE STUDY OF THE YEAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
19th December 2017

Auction purchase of a property with no planning permission, where the investor wanted to change…

SHORT TERM LENDING PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
19th December 2017

This year, Interbay, part of One Savings Bank launched in to the short term lending…

A LOOK BACK AT THE SHORT TERM LENDING MARKET FOR 2017

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
19th December 2017

2017 was preceded by a long spell of huge growth and this year is no…

THE SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LENDING LANDSCAPE FOR 2018

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
19th December 2017

IMLA recently reported that market and economic conditions suggest that the outlook for the specialist…

SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE CASE STUDY OF THE YEAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
19th December 2017

Higher income multiple requirement for a customer with adverse credit Objective The customer, a single…

SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
19th December 2017

Our residential mortgage product of the year has to be a semi-exclusive deal from Kensington.…

A LOOK BACK AT THE RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE MARKET FOR 2017

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
19th December 2017

2017 has been a great year for the sector in terms of growth and this…

THE LENDING LANDSCAPE FOR BUY TO LET IN 2018

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

As we move in to 2018, the understanding of the regulatory and underwriting changes will…

BUY TO LET CASE STUDY OF THE YEAR

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

Portfolio lending Objective The customer had purchased 9 properties on the same street 6 months…

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…