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what is a bridging loan

What is a bridging loan and how does it work?

These days the financial market is swamped with different types of loans and finance products, one being bridging loans. But what is a bridging loan and how does it work?…
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MFS Top 5: Uses of bridging loans

Bridging loan benefits: Are bridge loans a good idea?

There can be many bridging loan benefits, covering a broad range of situations. From keeping a chain from falling through to expanding a portfolio, specialist finance can help investors stuck…
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Can you get a mortgage on an auction property?

Property auctions in the UK have become increasingly prominent in recent years as more and more prospective homebuyers attend auctions online. This virtual habit has steamed from the years of…
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what is a short term loan

What are short-term loans and how do they work?

As specialist lenders, we are often asked ‘what are short-term loans?’. In the housing market, purchasing a property and completing refurbishment works or a large development project often requires a…
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what is eco privilege

What is eco privilege and how can MFS help BTL landlords?

New sustainability initiatives are being introduced for buy-to-let properties in the UK, but the availability of funding is causing a rift between landlords and leading to ‘eco privilege’ where larger…
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How MFS can help brokers with complex loans

The UK property market attracts all manner of buyers and investors. This high variety of applicants often means that brokers regularly face difficulties when looking for fulfil their client’s buy-to-let…
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converting commercial properties

Completing commercial conversions with bridging finance

The pandemic has resulted in many new, interesting trends taking shape across the property sector. One such example is the rise in the number investors seeking to convert commercial properties…
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Gender diversity in the bridging loan industry

Today, 8th March, marks International Women’s Day. There is no better time to consider the issue of gender diversity in the financial services sector and, in particular, the bridging loans…
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Will you need a home improvement loan in 2022?

Will you need a home improvement loan in 2022?

January and February are often busy months as far as demand for home improvement loans is concerned. At the start of a new year, many investors, homeowners and landlords often…
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Is 2022 a good year to buy a house UK

Is 2022 a good year to buy a house in UK?

The performance of the UK’s property market in 2021 was nothing short of remarkable. In the face of ongoing social and economic uncertainty due to the pandemic, house prices rose…
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Market Financial Solutions MFS MFS Top 5: 2021 Highlights

MFS Top 5: 2021 Highlights

1)     Welcoming in the new year with our new head office After a quiet Christmas and January restrictions, we welcomed our team back to Mayfair by moving into our own…
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Market Financial Solutions MFS The rise of unoccupied property

The rise of unoccupied property

As the housing crisis continues, new build properties are cropping up by the thousands across the UK. Yet somehow the government’s aim to build 300,000 new homes each year is…
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Market Financial Solutions MFS Housing Crisis Report

Housing Crisis Report

The housing crisis is one of the most significant societal issues affecting the UK. A lack of available housing – particularly affordable housing – has resulted in rent and house…
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Market Financial Solutions MFS MFS Top 5: Efficient energy sources for BTL assets

MFS Top 5: Efficient energy sources for BTL assets

Sustainability and efficient energy has become the forefront of the property industry – and it’s about time too. Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) regulations are changing, and landlords need to be…
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Bridging for a Better World

Bridging for a Better World

With autumn in full swing, we can probably all admit that we’ve reached for the thermostat on more than one occasion already. But are there alternative ways to keep ourselves…
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Cityscapes - 15 years of change

Cityscapes – 15 years of change

To celebrate our 15 year anniversary, we’ve taken a look at three of the biggest and up-and-coming cities in the UK to see how they’ve changed over time.
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How are buy-to-let landlords managing their investments?

How are buy-to-let landlords managing their investments?

Buy-to-let (BTL) investments have been highly popular in the UK for decades. And as a leading bridging loan provider, we have seen first-hand that demand for residential property investments remains…
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How bridging loans boomed during the pandemic

How bridging loans boomed during the pandemic

When we consider the property market’s current fortunes since the start of pandemic, it’s difficult to overstate it’s success on a large scale. While a large portion of sectors have…

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