Like any industry, working in bridging finance has highs and lows. To succeed you need to avoid putting all your eggs in one basket, be innovative and aware of what's new, honest and direct. A bridging lender is more than a financer, they are someone you should be able to trust to offer honest advice on your project. … [Read more...] about The Highs and Lows of Working in Bridging Finance
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A Special Purpose Vehicle or SPV is generally a type of company that can be set up to hold a property. Where property developers want to obtain finance for their projects an SPV is normally used as it is a company that can be used on one project only and therefore represents fewer risks and liabilities for the lenders. … [Read more...] about What is an SPV and Why are They Used by Property Developers?
For high-net-worth individuals wanting to get involved with the short-term financing of property projects, there is a lot of money to be made. But, it is a business filled with risk and you need to make sure you understand the issues, do your due diligence and put together a good team of valuers and legal experts. … [Read more...] about How Can a High Net Worth Individual Invest in Short-Term Finance?
There are hundreds of different ways of investing in property but which ones make the most sense over the long-term? Today Rory O'Mara from Closed Bridging Finance looks at the investment strategies that he feels have the best returns including buy-refurbish-sell (or hold), self-contained units, office-to-resi … [Read more...] about Which Property Strategies Offer the Best Long-Term Potential?
Issues such as the removal of mortgage interest rate tax relief and the practice of stress-testing property portfolios by lenders are increasingly making the lives of landlords more difficult and many have already started to dump their stock. But, if you know your market you can still succeed in property. … [Read more...] about What Problems do Property Investors Face in 2018?
Bridging loans are a way of leveraging money. The more access you have to finance you have the more projects you can take on at any one time and the more money you can make. But you need to make sure you understand the terms and conditions of these loans properly. If you make a mistake it can be very costly. … [Read more...] about How to Use Bridging Finance to Grow a Property Portfolio Quickly