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NCI

23 September 2020

NCI

Adrian Bloomfield from NCI speaks about the firm’s beginnings, detailing the long established supporting services available to lenders in the short term lending market, which help tighten and secure their exposure in the areas of due diligence and fraud prevention.  NCI covers the UK with a field based team providing a consistent national service that has helped secure many lenders by speaking directly with the applicants and establishing the key facts. This service  can demonstrate its value quickly and consistently and is committed to supporting this innovative industry.

Interbridge

10 September 2020

Interbridge

Thorsten Lamberty, Director at Interbridge speaks about the firms inception and their approach to lending in the short term finance space.  Conversation spans COVID-19’s impact on the industry, furlough and how they used a small period of quiet during the pandemic to review their proposition, coming back to market with streamlined processes and a proposition that is transparent, based on speed and efficiency, providing brokers exactly what’s wanted, with the introduction of tiered charging based specifically on each case and therefore not shying from risk.

 

Market Financial Solutions (MFS)

09 August 2020

Market Financial Solutions (MFS)

Paresh Raja,  CEO at Market Financial Solutions (MFS) discusses MFS’s long established pedigree and the journey unregulated bridging has taken over the last 15 years.  The MFS approach is one of transparency and with the support of strong funding lines, these two factors have stood it in good stead. MFS is committed to the provision of tailored solutions for its clients and his vision of the future is bright with a clear and defined market for short term finance that he feels is only going to grow alongside UK plc with investment in property representing a strong opportunity for growth.

Landbay

27 August 2020

Landbay

Landbay’s Managing Director, Paul Brett offers a detailed overview of Landbay detailing its start in 2014, where it still retains its initial focus on Buy to Let supported by a team with an intricately detailed knowledge which is therefore able to help brokers support their clients - no matter how complex.  Being tech driven, they support brokers by completing deals as smoothly as possible with no paperwork involved. As a great solution for commercial specialist loans  and limited company lending, this means brokers can support professional landlords and those with large portfolios.

Octopus Real Estate

27 August 2020

Octopus Real Estate

Hear from Dan Murray, Head of Sales at Octopus Real Estate, who explains how Octopus had spread to move into the specialised lending sector ten years ago, harnessing a new approach to offer brokers quick and efficient solutions.  Dan touches on the specialised lending markets growth and how for Octopus, providing simple transactional processes have helped them grow their business and be able to support and educate more brokers. Dan explains how their ability to adapt, with BDMs on the ground across the UK, keen to speak with brokers, makes Octopus a good choice whilst also hinting at new products.

Reward Finance

Reward Finance

Nick Smith, Group Managing Director, discusses the founding of Reward Finance and how potential short term intentions, now see the firm approaching its 10th anniversary! Topics then turn to what Reward now offers, the changes on the short term lending markets, their quick response to lending based on specific criteria, which also takes a traditional and personal approach using technology to support, but where loans are about the individual and their needs and requirements. Nick also offers his predictions for the future as the signs are there that the markets are strengthening nicely.

LendInvest

LendInvest

Sophie Mitchell-Charman, Sales Director at LendInvest, chats with Adam about their beginnings in 2008 and their online approach, adding BTL products in2017. Sophie also touches on the short term lending markets, confidence, as well as how they have adapted to become competitive and more supportive of broker and client requirements.  LendInvest’s innovative approach and use of technology is key to the future and has helped with the successful completion of many applications during lockdown, alongside a team that are significantly committed to the ongoing broker education for an even stronger future.

InterBay Commercial

InterBay Commercial

Adrian Moloney, Group Sales Director with One Savings Bank discusses InterBay Commercial, its origins and the way it slots neatly into the Group, delivering a unique service provision in commercial lending.  Over the last 15 years the highly qualified team has developed significantly providing access to underwriters with experience in the banking world and with cross UK BDM coverage and telephony support they are keen to lend. Their semi-commercial offering provides a highly attractive option for brokers clients.

Aspen Bridging

Aspen Bridging

Jack Coombs, Director at Aspen Bridging  details the company heritage, with part of the group having been set up in the 1930’s, moving into speciality bridging in recent years.  Jack offers his views of the market and its future, whilst expanding upon Aspen’s unique approach to specialist lending, which offers an exciting opportunity for developers, as well as service led commitment for brokers looking to place business with the team.

Pension Led Funding

Pension Led Funding

Adam Taverner, Chairman at Clifton Asset Management discusses how the firm is involved in commercial lending through Pension Led Funding, a lending solution that allows SME business owners  to use their pension pots for business expansion.  Pension Led was one of the original alternative funders and Adam explains how brokers can spot if this type of funding is suitable for a scenario and how it can work with other finance raising.

YBS Commercial

YBS Commercial

Mike Davies, Head Of Business Development at YBS Commercial, outlines the team’s strong regional approach, with three offices across the country, staffed by locally based BDM’s, all keen to engage with brokers in key areas. These include New Build, BTL and Commercial Lending, where growth is strong.  YBS Commercial focuses on specific areas and works hard to make case business placement as simple and straightforward as possible.