Why experience matters now more than ever

Why experience matters now more than ever Article provided by Jonathan Sealey, CEO at Hope Capital for use in FIBA. Depending on someone’s individual circumstances and requirements, there are plenty of financial lending options available. However, as markets have shifted and consumer demands have changed, one form of lending which has become more popular in […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day Comments provided by Kate Cowan, Chief Financial Officer at Hope Capital. I started my career in the world of finance in 2002, working for various organisations for a number of years before moving to Hope Capital in 2019 where I currently hold the position of Chief Financial Officer. First and foremost, despite […]

We can’t guarantee what’s around the corner, but we can guarantee one thing… 

We can’t guarantee what’s around the corner, but we can guarantee one thing… Article provided by Jonathan Sealey, CEO at Hope Capital for use in The Intermediary    In the wake of raised rising interest rates from the Bank of England (BoE), many lenders are feeling the pressure and subsequently, putting their fixed rates out of […]

Why switching to another product with the same lender is a smart move 

Why switching to another product with the same lender is a smart move Article provided by Kate Cowan, Chief Financial Officer at Hope Capital for use in Bridging & Commercial. Countless lenders and various products can make it feel like quite the challenge for a broker who is looking to source the best bridging loan […]

Have faith in the short-term market! 

Have faith in the short-term market! Article provided by Jonathan Sealey, CEO at Hope Capital for use in Specialist Lending Solutions. From crumbling house prices to lack of confidence, the property market currently seems like quite a gloomy place. But underneath it all, you have the specialist short-term market… While it may seem the economy […]

Growth and Development: Charlotte’s Journey At Hope Capital

Growth and Development: Charlotte’s Journey At Hope Capital It’s a new year and a new role for Charlotte Holt. Charlotte joined Hope Capital in November 2021 as our Finance Coordinator, and we are excited to announce that Charlotte has accepted and started in her new role as Operations Coordinator within the Underwriting team. This new […]

A beginner’s guide to AVM and Desktop valuations

A beginner’s guide to AVM and Desktop valuations A question we are often asked at Hope Capital is what the difference is between an Automated Valuation Model (AVM) and a Desktop Valuation. Thanks to the continuing growth of technology and processes, there are now a range of valuation models available in the lending market to […]

A brighter future ahead for commercial businesses

A brighter future ahead for commercial businesses In an article produced for Business Moneyfacts, we talk about how the last two years have impacted commercial businesses and how they can now start to see a brighter future ahead. A state of flux. That’s the only way to describe the situation many commercial businesses found themselves […]

Why a guaranteed option has never been so important to brokers and borrowers

Why a guaranteed option has never been so important to brokers and borrowers Uncertainty. A word we are all far too familiar with now. Over the past few years, uncertainty has been used on a regular basis, whether associated with Brexit, Covid-19, or during other periods. However, the uncertainty we are facing in the current […]

Homes Under the Hammer – bridging loans for auction purchases

Homes Under the Hammer – bridging loans for auction purchases In an article produced for Bridging Loan Directory, we discuss how bridging loans can be used to cover the cost of buying property at auction.   Buying property at auction is a very attractive prospect for many property investors – from the fast bidding to […]