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Case Study

Residential purchase for client with less than perfect credit score

Our client had failed an affordability assessment by a high street lender, having defaulted on existing credit by missing monthly payments.

The lender had been unable to get hold of the client to complete the security call. The client’s solicitor had concerns regarding the stamp duty and purchase price that he...

01 Aug 19

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A fast Buy-to-Let remortgage

Our client needed to remortgage his Buy-to-Let property before his current fixed rate expired and automatically switched to the more expensive Standard Variable Rate.

The remortgage needed to complete after Christmas and into the New Year. The risk factor here was that law firms would be closed over the Christmas...

01 Aug 19

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Buy-to-Let refurbishment with a sitting tenant

Our client wanted to purchase a property requiring refurbishment – with an existing, sitting tenant. Refurbishment began on the property before ownership had been transferred thereby placing the risk with our client (no guarantees that the vendor wouldn’t change his mind and pull out of the deal).

The sitting tenant needed...

31 Jul 19

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Vantage Finance joins Mortgage Intelligence panel of specialist finance distributors

We’re delighted to announce that we have partnered with the mortgage network Mortgage Intelligence and their Club, Next Intelligence.

This partnership means that...

01 Oct 18

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Continued growth with new appointments at Vantage Finance

Vantage Finance continues to grow as one of the UK’s leading master brokers with four additions to its specialist team. The master broker is also supporting its staff to study for the Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP), as it looks to raise the bar for specialist distributors and...

02 Sep 16

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Now is the time to invest for the future

It’s no secret the bridging industry is booming; the West One Bridging Index showed a 35% increase in the value of bridging loans written in the year ending April 2015, and with the Conservative election win extinguishing fears of a mansion and non- domicile tax, it seems likely that bridging...

02 Sep 16

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Vantage Point report reveals lender sentiment still positive on specialist finance market

A new report into specialist property investment finance shows lenders are still largely positive about the market. Vantage Finance, one of the UK’s leading master brokers, has released its inaugural Vantage Point report, which gives an overview of certain aspects of the specialist lending market from the perspective of 32...

01 Mar 16

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Big business for large bridging loans

Large bridging loans are a particularly sophisticated area of the bridging market, which has seen increasing demand over recent years. More investors are utilising the benefits of large-scale bridging loans, and as a result, lenders are adapting to facilitate such funding requirements.

Classifications of large bridging products vary significantly from lender...

01 Mar 16

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Void periods: an important consideration in any BTL investor’s business

The buy-to-let (BTL) market is continuing to boom thanks to a number of factors contributing to steady tenant demand across the country. Figures from lender Paragon Mortgages last month revealed the average void period for the third quarter of 2015 fell below the record low of 2.6 weeks per annum....

01 Mar 16

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