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Propp & Together complete £420k bridge in 48 hours

After being approached by a client at risk of losing over £100k in deposit, the team behind Propp.io, the UK’s first specialist finance comparison site enlisted Together to get the loan over the line in record time. The client was purchasing a new build penthouse apartment, but due to some complications relating to their funds […]

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Bridging

Converting commercial to residential and recouping investment

A client of ours made some excellent choices to enable them to purchase a commercial unit and immediately recoup most of the cash investment they’d made. This allowed them to move straight on to their next project whilst gaining passive rental income and increasing their portfolio. Because the loan amount was higher than the purchase […]

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Bridging

The DPS Rent Index Q3 2021 – Highlights

Rents continue to accelerate Over the last 12 months rents have increased by £38 to a national average of £818. The extensive growth is partly being driven by an increased demand for detached housing as tenants prioritise increased space and gardens as a result of the pandemic. Matt Trevett, Managing Director of The DPS said […]

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Bridging

Bridging Loan: What can you use them for?

The superhero of financing Bridging loan finance is an incredibly versatile tool for investors. They are all about flexibility and fast turnaround times. For anyone needing a bridging loan, speed is always of the essence and it can often feel like a bridging loan is ‘coming to the rescue’. There are three specific needs that […]

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Commercial

Top 5 towns with development potential 2021

The pandemic has accelerated a shift in the way consumers interact with physical space, with increased spending online and working from home having an impact on town and city centres up and down the country. Town and city centres have adapted for centuries on the whims of consumer behaviour, so don’t expect vacant Debenhams stores […]

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Bridging

Propp.io has undertaken a panel refresh as it approaches its first birthday.

Propp’s goal is to transform the way people obtain specialist property finance, by driving transparency and innovation in the sector. Peter Williams, CEO of Propp said “Over the past twelve months we’ve seen countless straightforward cases being rejected by lenders for trivial reasons, which is why it’s so important to build relationships with new lenders […]

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Development

CrowdProperty launches product for developments without planning

CrowdProperty has launched a new product to support developers who wish to secure a development prior to receiving planning permission. The finance can be used for a range of projects, with a focus on conversions of existing assets to residential use. The product is even available to developers with limited experience provided they work with […]

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Commercial

EWS1 forms scrapped for buildings under 18m

A panel commissioned by the government has found there is ‘no systemic risk of fire’ in smaller blocks, resulting in the EWS1 forms being scrapped for lower rise blocks. The advice states that fire risk should be managed through alarm systems and sprinklers wherever possible, and added that the majority of the low to medium-rise […]

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Bridging

Planning reform incoming – 1st August

Changes to permitted development rights come into effect on 1st August 2021 Some of the most significant changes to the classification system of PD in a decade are coming into effect next month. So what are the main changes and what do they mean for developers? The new planning law enables unused commercial buildings to […]

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Development

The UK’s rental landscape – The top regions for yield growth

Homelet’s annual rental index has arrived – what picture does it paint of the UK’s rental landscape for the year up until May 2021? Rental yields rose 6.4% year-on-year across the UK (excluding Greater London), jumping to £854 while annual growth continues to drag in the city. Which regions saw the highest levels of growth? […]

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News

Key dates for your diary

After a brief teasing of sunshine we’ve enjoyed a wet and cold few weeks which can only mean one thing…summer’s on the way! As the months fly by make sure you don’t miss these deadlines 👇 📅 30th June – Stamp Duty Holiday Changes Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s initiative to boost the property market by suspending […]

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Property News in UK

The Propp news reel is your one-stop-shop for property news in the UK. Covering areas of specialist lending such as bridging finance, commercial mortgages and development finance.

Whether you’re a seasoned investor, novice landlord or avid auction buyer you’re in the right place to stay on top of all you need to know about property.

 

Latest Landlord News

We’ll be updating this section with the UK’s latest landlord news, tips for managing tenants and maintaining a profitable portfolio whether you’re a first-time landlord or have a portfolio of HMOs.

Buy-to-let investors and landlords can check in for regulatory updates and information on investment opportunities up and down the country.

Keeping up to date with buy to let latest news is key to success as a landlord.

Tenants and landlords alike can check in for lettings news to compare rental price trends up and down the country.

 

Bridging Finance News

You’ll be kept up to date on the latest and greatest across the world of bridging finance, from stand out products to lenders that are making a splash.

Short term finance is a useful tool in any investors toolkit, be it to support purchases at auction or to fund the purchase and renovation of unmortgageable properties to make them marketable. The industry can be a whirlwind so stay up to date with the best rates on the market by tuning into our bridging loan news reel.

 

Property Development News

Check in here for regulatory updates and keep track of changes to permitted development rights in the UK.

A team of property experts will bring the latest property news, market reports and an industry overview as and when the news breaks.

 

Commercial Property News

We hope to be reporting soon the return of lenders to the commercial playground after a mass slowdown since early 2020 caused lending to drop off a cliff.

Follow here to be the first to hear as lenders and banks begin to increase their appetite for owner-occupied loans and lending in areas such as hospitality.

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† saving based on annualised interest rate saving where deal optimiser service negotiated a lower rate than lender’s published rate, based on current average saving of 0.9% and average loan £1051785. Time saving based on automated versus manual bespoke rate requests.

The solutions above refer to unregulated products only. Should you require a regulated loan please contact us. As a mortgage is secured against your property it could be repossessed if you do not keep up the mortgage repayments. Commercial mortgages and some forms of bridging, development and buy to let finance are not regulated by the financial conduct authority.