42% of finance brokers have no plans in place for Brexit

42% of finance brokers have no plans in place for Brexit

United Trust Bank’s most recent broker sentiment survey has revealed that 42% of brokers operating in the property and asset finance sectors have not planned for Brexit and are leaving it until it becomes clearer what Brexit will actually look like.

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Reducing the stress of later life house moves

Reducing the stress of later life house moves

Moving home can be stressful. Anyone who has been through the juggling act of keeping a chain of buyers and sellers happy and then moving all your worldly possessions out of one place and into another on the same day,

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THE MEETING PLACE

THE MEETING PLACE

Just over three years ago, Gerard Morgan Jackson started a new specialist division at United Trust Bank, focusing on creating bespoke,

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Thriving through uncertainty

Thriving through uncertainty

If Brexit uncertainty was supposed to put a dampener on property lending, the Bridging industry clearly didn’t get the memo.
The most recent ASTL quarterly results show a strong year on year performance to the end of September 2018 with the value of bridging loans written climbing by 21.2%.

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The mini mortgage for the millions

The mini mortgage for the millions

Government figures suggest there are around 7.7 million households in England which are owned outright. 7.7m households who, if they wanted to access some of the capital tied up in their homes,

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Living Without EU

Living Without EU

THIS MONTH’S WISE OWL

Steve Norris is the Chairman of Soho Estates and Driver Group PLC and is a Senior Adviser to BNP Paribas Real Estate UK/Strutt Parker.

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Our policy is to keep lending

Our policy is to keep lending

A recent United Trust Bank poll revealed that nearly 6 out of 10 brokers operating in the bridging sector believed that most lenders’ credit policies would remain broadly similar for the next 12 months.

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The Mini Mortgage with the 7.7m market

The Mini Mortgage with the 7.7m market

It’s often said that ‘necessity is the mother of invention’. Well most of the time anyway. It’s debatable whether Steve Jobs would ever have given us the iPhone if he’d waited for it to become a necessity.

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