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[WEBINAR CHANNEL] Catch up on the Deal Clinic series

If you weren’t able to join us for our live webinars, you may be glad to know our Deal Clinic series is now available to replay on-demand on our webinar channel. We’ve developed our webinar series into on-demand webinars. Unlike a regular webinar replay, you can interact in this on-demand webinar – take part in…

July 12, 2021
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[WORK OPPORTUNITY] Affiliate property professionals wanted

If you feel that you’ve got the skills and passion to help develop a real estate project, you may like to consider spreading the risk and making the development more affordable through an affiliate role with us. Who are we looking for? We are looking for well-connected property professionals to originate debt transactions within our…

July 1, 2021
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Director’s Chair – Raymond Sykes gives a personal view on investing

“Why did you invest in that development project?” Since retiring from the corporate world I’ve been investing regularly in a number of property development projects.  These projects are across a range with GDVs up to £10m+. A friend recently asked me what attracts me to invest in one particular project and reject another. A good…

June 2, 2021
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[FREE WEBINAR] Deal Clinic: How to Negotiate Development Funding

We negotiate on a daily basis. In property development, it is key to profitable agreements. Understanding the structure of development finance is key but having an in-depth understanding of what senior lenders are looking for and how to get the best finance offer is essential. In this webinar, we will show you how we successfully…

May 26, 2021
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[Replay] Deal Clinic: The 9 Lives of a Property Development

The second webinar in our series went live yesterday and we had an encouraging audience that turned up to learn of the challenges in property development. In this session, we discussed a project that encountered many challenges, yet was still able to provide homes for multiple families by overcoming those challenges.  If you missed the…

May 13, 2021
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The Recovery Loan Scheme – What you need to know

The Recovery Loan Scheme has launched to support UK businesses that have been affected by the COVID 19 pandemic. This government-led British Business Bank loan scheme has been brought in to replace the recently closed CBILS. The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) can be used by businesses that want to take out finance for reasons such…

April 19, 2021
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[FREE WEBINAR ] Deal Clinic: The 9 Lives of a Property Development

Every property development deserves to be a success, which is why we’ve created this webinar. Property development is no easy task, so it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the number of responsibilities it holds. In this session, we will be discussing a project that encountered many challenges, yet was still able to provide homes for…

April 16, 2021
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The rise of energy efficient mortgages, are you green enough?

Finance providers are beginning to offer improved loan terms for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly buildings, otherwise known as energy-efficient mortgages. An increasing number of financial lenders providing energy-efficient mortgages. For example, Lloyds Bank’s Clean Growth Financing Initiative provides discounted lending for companies that use electric vehicles, wind turbines or solar panels.  Aviva Investors has announced…

April 15, 2021
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[Replay] Our first webinar – Deal Clinic: Contemporary Issues in Property Development

We were so happy with how many people turned up live to our webinar to learn about property development. Some of the things that Martyn and Adrian covered included: Impact of Coronavirus on the UK property debt market. Government support packages extended to residential property developer and investors. Coronavirus Business Intervention Loan Scheme (“CBILS”) now…

April 1, 2021
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A guide to securing development finance for your property

During our time at the brokerage, we have noticed how easily some clients receive development finance whilst others face various challenges. To stay ahead we’ve created a guide in best practices to ensure as a developer, you secure real estate finance as efficiently and effectively as possible.   The Essentials It’s important to get the…

March 25, 2021
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