Latest Press & Blog


Simon Conn: Brexit and currency fluctuations behind higher foreign property purchase costs

16 Aug 2019

Uncertainty over Brexit and currency fluctuations have been blamed for the increased cost of buying a property in Europe and the USA.

Overseas property and finance specialist Simon Conn has seen an influx of enquiries from clients who were previously paying cash, or required a smaller mortgage, now having to either borrow more or take out a loan where one was not previously required.


FIBA Partner MFS completes £17.64 million bridging loan

14 Aug 2019

Of all the different scenarios bridging loans can be used for, at Market Financial Solutions we are renowned for our delivery of tailored, specialist finance packages to support residential and buy-to-let investments.


Looking for more transparency

08 Aug 2019

One of the guiding principles on which FIBA was established is that we strive to ensure that standards in the industry are maintained but also improved. Recently, we have taken the opportunity to look at the subject of transparency around the fee structures of some specialist property finance lenders and in this particular case, short term lenders.


FIBA Partner Hope Capital to provide bridging loans to people with adverse credit

07 Aug 2019

Hope Capital is to extend its lending to borrowers who have had bankruptcies, IVAs or who have an impaired credit history.


FIBA Partner Roma Finance launches 5-year mortgage for property investors

31 Jul 2019

Roma Finance, the Manchester-based bridging and development finance lender, has launched a 5-year mortgage to allow property investors to purchase or refinance investment property or to exit a bridging loan.


FIBA Partner Roma Finance advances £643k for luxury development site

19 Jul 2019

Roma Finance, the specialist bridging and development lender, has lent £643,500 for a detached former maltings and warehouse to be converted into five luxury residential units.


FIBA Partner Fiduciam becomes Women in Finance Charter signatory

18 Jul 2019

Fiduciam, the short to medium term lender renowned for its business and overseas lending, has just been accepted by HM Treasury as a Women in Finance Charter signatory.


FIBA TV launch brings brokers closer to lender partners

18 Jul 2019

FIBA, the trade body for finance professionals, has announced the launch of FIBA TV with a series of interviews with key lenders, which can be found on the FIBA website.


Over 500 days since our launch...

17 Jul 2019

…and it does feel as though I have had the same number of appointments given the sheer amount of interest we have had from people and organisations wanting to play a part in FIBA’s development. I have certainly met many many times that number of people across our Industry and beyond, within the meetings and events I’ve had the pleasure to be part of during this initial 18 month period.


FIBA Partner Hope Capital extends period of lowest ever rates following busiest month ever

09 Jul 2019

Hope Capital has extended the time period that it is making its lowest ever bridging interest rate available following phenomenal demand from brokers.  The response has been so strong, Hope Capital has just had its busiest month in the history of the company