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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 23, 2019

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BondMason: Private BTL landlords saw higher returns in June

July 12, 2019 |

AN INCREASE in UK property prices in June boosted private buy-to-let landlords’ returns, according to new data from BondMason.

The property investment specialist, which recently announced that it was shifting its focus away from peer-to-peer loans, has released its latest … Read More

No alarms and no surprises

July 10, 2019 |

Luke Madden, managing director at Wellesley, was not surprised by the FCA’s revised regulations. In fact, Wellesley has made a habit of planning ahead

THE NEW Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulations for loan-based (peer-to-peer) and investment-based crowdfunding platforms have been … Read More

Three quarters of P2P property investors unsure of risks

July 9, 2019 |

THREE out of four investors on peer-to-peer property lending platforms are confused about the risks involved with the loans they invest in, according to a study from Fitzrovia Finance.

The study found that 75 per cent of investors who use … Read More

Landbay secures £1bn of institutional funding to grow loanbook

July 8, 2019 |

LANDBAY has secured £1bn of funding from an unnamed institutional investor to boost its mortgage lending.

The specialist buy-to-let lender Landbay said on Monday that it will use the new funding line to grow its buy-to-let book and boost its … Read More

Wellesley launches new investment platform for listed bonds

July 5, 2019 |

WELLESLEY has launched a new investment platform tailored for listed bonds, as it winds down its legacy peer-to-peer offering.

The alternative property finance provider began offering the Wellesley Property Bond on Thursday, which is listed on Euronext Dublin.

The ISA-eligible … Read More

Relendex poaches Assetz Capital’s James Hodgson to boost business in North East

July 4, 2019 |

RELENDEX has hired Assetz Capital’s James Hodgson as business development manager, covering the North East of England.

The peer-to-peer property lender said on Thursday that Hodgson (pictured) previously worked as underwriter director at P2P business lender Assetz Capital. In this … Read More

Landbay revamps buy-to-let product range

July 1, 2019 |

BUY-TO-LET specialist Landbay has refreshed more than thirty of its products for professional landlords, reducing rates by up to 0.6 per cent and cutting fees up to 0.5 per cent.

Landbay has reworked a number of products including … Read More

Wellesley gets set to release listed bond

June 28, 2019 |

WELLESLEY has unveiled details of its new, listed bond.

The alternative property development lender announced earlier this year that it was winding down its peer-to-peer lending and mini-bond products as it shifts towards listed bonds and is now open for … Read More

Property investors still backing buy-to-let despite putting expansion plans on hold

June 28, 2019 |

ONLY a fifth of property investors would add to their buy-to-let portfolio over the next 12 months, research claims.

A survey of 5,000 buy-to-let investors, by lettings agent Benham and Reeves, assessed investor sentiment in the property sector amid tax … Read More

Residential mortgage lending slows in May

June 26, 2019 |

RESIDENTIAL mortgage lending slowed in May, which Landbay’s chief executive blamed on “poor consumer confidence and subdued house prices”.

New figures from trade body UK Finance found that gross mortgage lending across the residential market in May 2019 came in … Read More