[Free webinar] Strictly come real estate finance: finding the right dance partner

To find the right funding partner, a broker and a client need to have an agreed business plan together.  A broker should first and foremost establish a short, mid and long term plan. With this mapped out, major decisions can be made on what type of lender the respective deals will be placed with. In…

March 7, 2022
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[Free webinar] Property Development Finance: 6 costly mistakes to avoid when agreeing real estate finance

When thinking about real estate finance, it’s important to think ahead at how your investment will pay off. As well as careful planning, it’s beneficial to know some common yet costly mistakes that many make when agreeing real estate finance, so that you can avoid them. In part four of this five-part series, we will…

January 10, 2022
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Mannings Heath Mezzanine Loan – from farm to family houses.

Greenplan Designer Homes, the award-winning Sussex based developer, and Hallcroft have worked together since 2016, successfully completing a number of projects around Haywards Heath and Horsham. In autumn 2021, the Hallcroft Investment Club supported Greenplan with the purchase of its next development.  Set in Mannings Heath, West Sussex, a lovely village close to Horhsam, the…

December 10, 2021
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Uffington, Oxfordshire – Picturesque location, wonderful product, great result!

The Hallcroft team were introduced to Steve and Mark at Maycroft Homes by Close Brothers and we have all worked together on a successfully completed scheme in Dorset. In summer 2021, the Hallcroft Investment Club supported Maycroft and Close Brothers with the purchase of their next development. Set in picturesque Uffington, Oxfordshire, the village of White…

December 2, 2021
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[FREE WEBINAR] Property Development Finance: Myths of the Capital Stack

Before the year is over, we’re happy to say that we will be going live one more time with another webinar. This time we’ll be bringing you: Property Development Finance: Myths of the Capital Stack.  In part three of this five-part series, we will be discussing different elements of property development finance, with this month’s…

November 25, 2021
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A reflection on my first property development,located in Dingley Road, London

You may well have seen this property on our LinkedIn before. The property looks impressive in my opinion. However, beneath the surface is a cauldron of issues that have been ignored for several years. Way back in December 2013, my first child was about to be born. In line with growing up and becoming an…

November 8, 2021
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We love receiving computer-generated images… no matter how simple they are!

We love receiving computer-generated images no matter how simple they are. What is even more exciting is when those images are of a scheme that we helped to structure the finance and are co-investing in ourselves. As with any investment, monitoring progress and business planning are essential and as you can see from the live…

November 1, 2021
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[FREE WEBINAR] Property Development Finance: Where is the market post COVID-19?

We’re back hosting part two of our five-part series, where we will be discussing different elements of Property Development Finance. As we’re fast approaching the end of 2021, we want to look forward to 2022 by understanding where the Property Development Finance market currently stands. Which is why in this month’s webinar we’re asking ‘Where…

October 25, 2021
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[Thought Leadership] Postcode Snobbery: Have you been a victim?

In our business, we have to realistically assess the developed value of a project before we can identify the most appropriate deal and lending structures for clients. This means we take location perception into account. For example, if you are planning on building fabulous homes next to Chelsea, but the area has an Earls Court…

September 28, 2021
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Getting back into the swing of city life – I’ll take the old with the new.

During June and July this year, our business started to creep back into our wonderful capital city. With this resurfacing, I had to dig deep in the cupboards at home for an ironed shirt, some trousers that fit, and cufflinks. I had forgotten what cufflinks were, never mind what little draw I kept them in all…

September 22, 2021
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