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WHAT IS HAPPENING IN SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LENDING?

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

Over the summer, we have seen growing demand for our lending into retirement products as…

SIRIUS BOLSTERS LONDON OFFICE

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

We are delighted to announced further expansion of our City office for Sirius Property Finance…

THE MORTGAGE TAILOR

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

We were delighted to launch Private Label last month and we are already seeing a…

BRIGHTSTAR SECURES £50K FOR CLIENT RENOVATION PROJECT – A CLIENT CASE STUDY

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

Objective Our introducer presented us with a case where the client needed to raise £50k…

THE IMPORTANCE OF SPECIALIST ADVICE

Blogs & articles / Short-term lending
5th August 2017

A quick review of the last quarters bridging business that we have seen indicated a…

ROBERT COLLINS MOVES TO SIRIUS

Brightstar / Press
4th August 2017

Robert Collins has moved to Sirius on a full-time basis having previously looked after the…

BRIGHTSTAR BOLDERS SENIOR TEAM WITH THREE PROMOTIONS

Brightstar / Press
27th July 2017

  Brightstar Financial is delighted to announce the promotions of three new department heads as…

BRIDGING LOAN HUB PARTNERS WITH BRIGHTSTAR FINANCIAL

Press / Short-term lending
20th July 2017

Bridging Loan Hub, a new bridging introducer based in North-West London has just secured a…

THE MORTGAGE TAILOR

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages / Private Label
15th July 2017

THE MORTGAGE TAILOR Bespoke bids from four specialist lenders within 48 hours. A collaborative of…

THE TEMPORARY LETTER

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages / Private Label
15th July 2017

THE TEMPORARY LETTER Designed for those wishing to let a property on Airbnb or similar.…

THE SELF BUILDER

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages / Private Label
15th July 2017

THE SELF BUILDER The most competitive self-build rate for bespoke property builds. Rate: 3.99% Up…

PRIVATE LABEL RELAUNCH

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

Brightstar Financial is delighted to re-launch the iconic Private Label, the specialist lending brand, with…

SELF EMPLOYED ONE YEAR ACCOUNTS

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

We are continuing to see more self-employed borrowers looking to take out loans with one…

PROMOTIONS AND NEW HIRES

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

We are delighted to announce numerous promotions within Brightstar across every area of our business.…

MORE AWARDS!

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

We are pleased to have won an incredible seven new industry awards this year with…

CAREERS INSIGHT: CHANGING WORKPLACE DYNAMICS

Press / People Development
7th July 2017

Despite my commitment to gender parity in financial services, I’m equally keen to write about…

BRIGHTSTAR FINANCIAL RE-LAUNCH PRIVATE LABEL BRAND

Press / Private Label
4th July 2017

Brightstar Financial is today re-launching Private Label, the specialist lending brand, with a flurry of…

IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT WOMEN

Press / People Development
28th June 2017

Following our celebration of International Women's Day earlier this year, as an original signatory of…

THE LENDING LANDSCAPE FOR SELF EMPLOYED APPLICANTS

Press / Residential mortgages
19th June 2017

The number of self-employed in the UK has increased dramatically in recent years growing from…

THE DAY ONE RE-MORTGAGER

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages / Private Label
15th June 2017

THE DAY-ONE RE-MORTGAGER A uniquely flexible day one buy-to-let mortgage product. Rates from 3.34% No…

BTL SECOND CHARGE SURGE

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

We have seen an upsurge in demand for second charge buy-to-let mortgages after recent regulatory…

NEW BRIDGING RATES AND LENDERS

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

We are pleased to unveil new rates for our exclusive deals with bridging lenders Interbay…

SURVEY: 70% OF BROKERS SUPPORT MORE CLIENT INFO

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

Seven in 10 brokers believe some advisers are turning away clients with specialist lending requirements,…

WAYS TO COPE WITHE BUY TO LET CHANGES

Buy to Let mortgages / Blogs & articles
10th June 2017

Buy-to-let landlords will no doubt be feeling like the world is collapsing around them following…

ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF LIMITED COMPANY BUY-TO-LETS

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

SHOULD YOUR CLIENT USE A LIMITED COMPANY FOR THEIR BUY-TO-LET TRANSACTIONS? At Brightstar, we would…

BACK TO BRIDGING BASICS

Blogs & articles / Short-term lending
26th May 2017

ARE BRIDGING LOANS REGULATED? One of the most common questions we are asked by new…

SECURE TRUST BANK EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH BRIGHTSTAR

Press / Residential mortgages
25th May 2017

Secure Trust Bank has extended its partnership with Brightstar Financial to make its mortgages available…

COCKTAIL OF REGULATION AND INNOVATION DRIVES SECOND CHARGE BTL SURGE

Blogs & articles / Second charge mortgages
23rd May 2017

A growing number of clients are using second charge buy-to-let mortgages as new restrictions for…

SPECIALIST MORTGAGE EXPERT JOINS BRIGHTSTAR TO HELP BROKERS

Brightstar / Press / Residential mortgages
30th April 2017

Brightstar has just appointed a new mortgage and buy-to-let specialist. Brian Hayes, a former IFA,…