LATEST FROM THE NACFB

  • Broker focus

    March 22, 2018

    2018 sees the NACFB return for the ninth time to Birmingham’s NEC for the annual NACFB Commercial Finance Expo. This event takes place on Wednesday 20th June 2018 in Hall 3A from 9.30am until 4.30pm, and you can register today here. The free event is open to anyone with an interest in commercial finance and…

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  • Keep goods moving with trade finance

    March 22, 2018

    In light of our latest market research and feedback from intermediary partners, Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has recently extended its trade finance offering to support a wider range of UK importing and exporting businesses. Commercial trade invoice discounting appeals to businesses with a turnover of under £5m and with the ability to credit control in-house….

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  • Airbnb-style lets the new buy-to-let for landlords?

    March 22, 2018

    With the rise of Spotify and Netflix, the sharing economy has long been seen as the way forward in today’s market. This is also true for buy-to let landlords, who are increasingly using Airbnb-style short-term lets in the hunt for higher yields among slow rental growth in UK residential property. There is a considerable upside…

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  • Why bridging isn’t just a last resort

    March 22, 2018

    A bridging loan is a short-term loan that can be used for both commercial and residential property transactions when a decision needs to be made quickly. Bridging loans are commonly used for a variety of reasons including: • fast property purchase • buying property at auction • fast capital raising • property refurbishments • chain…

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  • Charting the broker journey with NatWest

    March 22, 2018

    One of our goals for 2018 is to continue to deepen and develop our relationships with our brokers, ensuring we are providing the right level of support and education to make it effortless for brokers to do business with us. This overarching goal led us to the idea of purely educational roundtable events to focus…

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  • Strong growth and strong demand drive the market

    March 22, 2018

    The bridging market has been going from strength to strength. The Association of Short Term Lenders’ (ASTL) latest figures showed that the final quarter of 2017 saw £1bn of completions by bridging lenders – the highest quarterly total on record. In fact, in 2017 the total value of lending in the sector rose by nearly…

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  • The ins and outs of placing semi-commercial cases

    March 22, 2018

    While many semi-commercial properties will have split titles for their respective residential and commercial elements, there are still many that are held on one title. There’s a distinct lack of lenders who will accept these property types and therefore refinancing is even more difficult than usual. At FinSec, we can help with capital raising using…

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