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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Unwrapping the benefits of brokers using packagers and distributors

Unwrapping the benefits of brokers using packagers and distributors In an article produced for Financial Reporter, we discuss the benefits of brokers using packagers and distributors. For brokers, the role of a packager and distributor is to help you place your difficult cases and give you access to products, criteria and lenders who are not […]

Beating the deadline with bridging

Beating the deadline with bridging In an article produced for Mortgage Introducer, our CEO Jonathan Sealey, discusses how bridging finance can be used to help brokers get their clients’ cases over the line before the stamp duty deadline at the end of September 2021. So, what is stamp duty land tax (SDLT)? Stamp duty is […]

Bridging finance is more affordable than you think

Bridging finance is more affordable than you think In an article produced for FIBA Advantage magazine, we discusses the misconceptions of bridging finance and how it is fast becoming the first-choice solution for brokers and their clients’. Bridging finance is becoming the first-choice option for many property investors and developers. A bridging loan is a […]