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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2018

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CrowdProperty joins the P2PFA

September 18, 2018 |

CROWDPROPERTY is the latest peer-to-peer lending platform to join the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA).

The Birmingham-headquartered property lender has become the ninth platform member of the self-regulated industry trade body, joining Funding Circle, Zopa, Lending Works, ThinCats, Folk2Folk, Landbay, Crowdstacker … Read More

Propio lowers investment threshold to attract younger users

September 18, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER property platform Propio has lowered its minimum investment to £250 to widen its customer base.

The platform’s threshold was previously £1,000 but it said that was too high for some young professionals.

Those in the 25-35 age range may not … Read More

How is the rise in inflation affecting investors?

September 10, 2018 |

IN JULY 2018 the UK’s inflation rate rose to 2.5 per cent for the first time since November 2017.

Whilst this was predicted by the consumer prices index, consumers noticed a significant increase in the price of petrol and public … Read More

The House Crowd launches property development loans

September 7, 2018 |

THE HOUSE Crowd has entered the property development space, offering investors double-digit returns.

The peer-to-peer property platform is now offering loans of between £500,000 and £5m to development firms in the North West of England.

Loans can be taken for … Read More

Landlords split over future of traditional buy-to-let

September 5, 2018 |

LANDLORDS are split over the financial viability of the buy-to-let sector following a tax clampdown, Octopus Choice claims.

A survey by the peer-to-peer property lender said that landlords are being deterred by extra stamp duty charges and the scaling back … Read More

Northern star

September 4, 2018 |

Some of the most interesting property investments are currently to be found in the North of England. Jay Patel, relationship director at Wellesley, explains why…

“WE LIKE the North,” says Jay Patel, relationship director at Wellesley. “It’s a nice part … Read More

Propifi exceeds crowdfunding target

August 28, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER property platform Propifi has exceeded its crowdfunding target by raising more than £250,000 in under a month.

Propifi has attracted more than 300 investors to its Crowdcube campaign – launched at the end of July – raising £257,650 as … Read More

Lenders offering more credit-impaired mortgages

August 28, 2018 |

MORTGAGE lenders are offering an increasing number of deals aimed at borrowers with poor credit history, according to new research.

The latest figures from personal finance comparison site show that the number of credit-impaired mortgage deals on the market … Read More

Downing Crowd launches fixed-term property bond

August 28, 2018 |

CROWD bond platform Downing Crowd has launched a fixed-term property development bond as part of a £50m fundraising programme.

This is the second offer launched by Downing as part of a 12-month programme to raise money through property development bonds, all … Read More

Nearly five million Brits considering a BTL mortgage

August 22, 2018 |

ALMOST five million UK adults have shown an interest in taking out a buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage this year, according to new research.

The survey, commissioned by Sainsbury’s Bank Mortgages, showed nine per cent of UK adults are considering becoming landlords in … Read More