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Annual NACFB Survey Results

September 22, 2016
Our annual survey results are in. As has been reported widely elsewhere, lending through our members has increased by almost 30% (29.8%) to £20.7bn, according to the latest figures from the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB). The calculations are based on b...

Fortwell strengthens development finance team

September 22, 2016
Fortwell Capital, the high-value short- and medium-term real estate lender, has announced two senior-level appointments to its expanding team of development finance specialists. With immediate effect, Arthur Jennings is appointed to the newly created position of head of development...

‘Providers need to match the bespoke requirements of their clients and brokers’

September 22, 2016
The specialist commercial lending market has gone from strength to strength. A report from De Montfort University found that £53.7bn in new commercial loans were advanced in 2015, up from £45.2bn the previous year. Commercial property lending has hit a post-crisis high and certainly...

Mint Bridging newcomer to appear at NACFB Workshop

September 22, 2016
Mint Bridging, the UK’s fastest-growing family run, privately funded bridging and re-bridging lender confirms that Anthony Akka has joined the firm as head of in-house legal. With nearly 30 years of expertise in the residential and commercial property industry, his vast skills in co...

Facing the resourcing challenges of the short-term finance sector

September 22, 2016
The credit crunch almost seems like a distant memory. However, the finance industry is still working to overcome the challenges it presented: the ‘cut backs’ and other remedial actions that were implemented across the lending sector to support the survival of companies, the eco...

The A to Z of Devon & Cornwall: Why we should be on every commercial mortgage broker’s lender panel

September 22, 2016
‘I wish I had heard about you sooner’ is something that I hear often as a business developer for Devon & Cornwall Securities. We may be small but we offer a truly unique product in the commercial mortgage market. Read on and discover why more and more brokers are turning to us...

Funding Circle: Open for Businesses

September 22, 2016
Now that the dust is beginning to settle following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, it’s important to capitalise on the opportunities available to the UK’s flourishing small business sector to ensure the nation remains firmly open for business. Looking back over th...