Is 2021 the right year to invest in short-term holiday lets?

Demand for holiday rentals has been on the rise. Is 2021 a good year to invest in short-term holiday lets? Why are they becoming more popular among…

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Mortgage rates remain at a record high as availability rises in 2021

Mortgage market sees the highest approval rates since 2007.  Homebuyers and investors rush to beat the stamp duty holiday deadline. Interest rates…

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Green property in 2021 

The Green Homes Grant has been extended Interest in green housing is increasing Homeowners have till 31st March 2021 to complete upgrades   In…

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New leasehold reform: Will it make homeownership fairer?

New leasehold reform will save millions of leaseholders tens of thousands of pounds What does the reform change? Will it make homeownership fairer?……

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London Property Market 2021

Londoners leave the capital Foreign investment to remain strong Tenant demand to increase The development of the property market will principally…

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How Does Development Finance Work?

Development finance is a flexible way to fund property development projects, allowing borrowers access to capital faster than traditional banks.…

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Is Development Finance the Right Option For Me?

If you are looking to do a total large-scale renovation or build from scratch, development finance is a great option to secure the funding that you…

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Repaying a Development Loan

Borrowers will need to repay lenders according to the agreed term after the sale of the property. One of the greatest advantages of development…

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David Beard Comment – From Lending Expert – “Second Charge Lenders Still Have a Good Appetite”

Second charge lenders still have a good appetite, explains David Beard, the founder of Lending Expert, one of the UK's leading price comparison…

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A Guide on How to Become a Property Surveyor – The Qualifications, Salary and Skill Requirements

To give you an insight into the profession of a property surveyor, Octagon Capital looks at everything you need to know about becoming a property…

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Is there still time to buy before the stamp duty holiday ends?

It may still be possible for buyers to take advantage of the stamp duty holiday before it ends. The stamp duty holiday will end on the 31st of March,…

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UK Veterans

Key UK Veterans Demographics   Who are UK Veterans? A UK Veteran is anyone who has served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or…

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Is Mezzanine Financing Right For Me?

Who is Mezzanine Finance For? Mezzanine finance can be the right option for those looking to develop a high-risk, high-potential project. It can be a…

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How Do Mezzanine Loans Work?

Mezzanine loans blend equity and debt and sits somewhere between senior debt and equity They are associated with high interest rates but flexible…

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Mezzanine Finance vs Senior Debt

What is Senior Debt? Senior debt refers to the level of priority a loan repayment holds. This type of debt has priority over other repayments meaning…

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