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Increasingly, buy-to-let landlords are looking at the yields that others are getting from Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs) with envy.

11
Jul
2022

As we continue to mentally readjust to life after the worst of the pandemic, we find the property development market at an interesting place in time. As far as interest in bridging goes, things are recovering well. At London Credit for example, we are receiving a constant stream of enquiries from brokers.

14
Jun
2022

Capital cities are usually – but not always (think Canberra) – the economic epicentre and cultural lifeblood of a country. For the UK, London is so much more than that. It is a genuine ‘world city’ and in surveys its inhabitants often say they feel more affinity to residents of New York than Leeds or Birmingham, for example.

30
May
2022

Speak to anyone in the specialist market at the moment, and you’ll get a similar story. The desire from investors to purchase property, whether with the intention of doing it up and selling it on or retaining it for the long term, is as strong as ever.

17
Jan
2022

There is a real feeling of business getting back to normal at the moment across the bridging industry. It’s not just because of the excellent levels of activity we are still seeing, even after that first Stamp Duty holiday has passed, but also because of the return to face-to-face industry events.

5
Oct
2021

Here is a real feeling of business getting back to normal at the moment across the bridging industry. It’s not just because of the excellent levels of activity we are stil

5
Oct
2021

It’s been an astonishing year for the property market. Despite the inevitable difficulties of the pandemic, the Stamp Duty holiday has spurred a significant level of activity. It’s not just meant that brokers and lenders have formidable workloads; it’s also pushed house prices up sharply.

27
Aug
2021

The pandemic has forced all of us to spend far more time at home over the last year and a half, causing our homes to double as our workplaces and even as schools for our children.

27
Aug
2021

London Credit has launched an Extend or Convert Refurb product for property investors who want to increase value by adding space or changing the use of a property.

6
Jul
2021

Business development managers (BDM) are an integral part of the mortgage market, acting as the voice and face for lenders who appreciate the intermediary market.

6
May
2021

It would be easy to think that demand from overseas buyers is likely to drop in the months ahead. April sees the introduction of a new Stamp Duty surcharge for those purchasing a UK property from abroad, with buyers having to put up an extra 2% compared to domestic buyers.

3
May
2021

"Quick transactions don’t happen by accident. It’s only through the broker, borrower and lender working closely together that we see such rapid turnarounds."

29
Apr
2021

Stamp duty has been a big topic of discussion for everyone in the property market of late, thanks to the ‘will they, won’t they’ over a possible extension to the stamp duty holiday which was due to end at the start of April.

17
Mar
2021

The clock is ticking on the Government’s Stamp Duty holiday. Last summer Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced that no Stamp Duty would be charged on the first £500,000 of any purchase made before the end of March 2021.

10
Feb
2021

London Credit has relaunched its auction finance product, where an offer can be issued prior to the auction so that a potential buyer has surety of funds should their bid be successful.

10
Feb
2021

Estate agents back in April (when the UK was in lockdown and the property market was frozen) were forecasting that house prices would fall by up to 10% in the short term.

26
Nov
2020

London Credit is a London-based lender providing business bridging loans to British residents secured against commercial and residential property.

14
Oct
2020

The bridging market is continuing to face unprecedented times.

Recent research shows that the bridging market witnessed a 45% fall in gross bridging loa

1
Oct
2020

Back in business!!

8
Jul
2020

Good relationships with brokers, valuers, surveyors and solicitors are crucial to smooth and successful bridging transactions.

21
Nov
2019

It was a great pleasure for us to attend the Finance Professional Show 2019.

13
Nov
2019

The number of lenders operating in the short- term finance market has grown enormously in recent years.

22
Aug
2019

It was yet another successful event for London Credit at the NACFB (National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers) Commercial Finance Expo.

21
Jun
2019

As proud NACFB Patrons, we invite you to visit this year’s Commercial Finance Expo in Birmingham on the 19th of June.

29
May
2019

It is beyond doubt that the word “Brexit” is one of the most significant unknown variables for which all businesses are trying to prepare.

13
Feb
2019

European and global investors are looking for more innovative investment opportunities that are proven to add value to their portfolio. One such option is to invest in property-secured loans and one of the most favourable in recent years is the UK bridging finance lending market for business purposes. 

6
Dec
2018

The UK Macro-Economic Outlook

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) sets policy to meet the inflation t

8
Aug
2018

London Credit is delighted to announce completion on its biggest bridging loan to date, marking a new milestone for the company since

30
Jul
2018

We are excited to announce the two winners of our prize draw at this year’s NACFB Commercial Finance Expo!

5
Jul
2018

Bridging finance continues its rise as a truly effective funding option. Industry bodies have reported a record year in 2017

5
Mar
2018

As NACFB Patrons and proud sponsors of the Bridging Finance Day 2018 on the 25th of January,

5
Mar
2018

We are very proud to have co-hosted with NACFB the succesful event Bridging Finance Day 2018.

5
Mar
2018

London Credit, a well-established Bridging Finance company is looking
to recruit a dynamic Business Development Manager to join their
expanding team based in London

30
Nov
2017

Today we have some great news to announce! Consulco Finance is rebranding as London Credit.

27
Oct
2017

London Credit completes another complicated case with approval within 2 weeks

3
Jul
2017

London Credit assisted with the purchase of an investment property for which the applicant had only 2 weeks to complete.

7
Jun
2017

London Credit has provided a £3.3m loan to assist with the purchase of a mixed use property at Walthamstow.

8
Mar
2017

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