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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 26, 2019

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Gloomy lenders predict sliding UK property values in 2019

March 21, 2019 |

LENDERS are pessimistic on the prospects for UK commercial property values, with three-quarters expecting prices to fall this year, new research has found.

The research comes from Link Asset Services’ Real Estate Market Trend Analysis, which surveys UK lenders to … Read More

The House Crowd hits £100m milestone

March 20, 2019 |

THE HOUSE Crowd has announced that more than £100m has been channelled into its platform, as it prepares to offer pension scheme-eligible investment opportunities.

It has been a busy year for the peer-to-peer property lender, which launched its Innovative Finance … Read More

Buy-to-let returns beat gold, cash and fine art over a decade

March 20, 2019 |

INVESTMENT returns from buy-to-let property have beaten a range of other asset classes including gold, cash and fine art over the last decade, new research has found.

The data comes from letting inventory and property compliance firm VeriSmart, which analysed … Read More

Irish altfi lender challenges big banks in mortgage market

March 19, 2019 |

ONE of Ireland’s largest alternative lenders has made its first foray into the residential mortgage market in a move to compete with the country’s big retail banks.

Finance Ireland has introduced its own residential mortgage products after buying the Pepper … Read More

CrowdProperty unveils £100m City funding line

March 14, 2019 |

CROWDPROPERTY has secured a £100m institutional funding line, which it says will enable it to fund larger projects and originate more opportunities for retail investors.

The peer-to-peer property lender said on Thursday that an unnamed “major financial institution” will lend … Read More

LendInvest mulls stock market flotation

March 14, 2019 |

LENDINVEST has confirmed that it is considering a stock market flotation.

The online property lender said on Thursday that it is considering a range of strategic options including an initial public offering (IPO), after Sky News reported that it was … Read More

Landbay boosts distribution with mortgage network partnership

March 14, 2019 |

LANDBAY’S products have been added to The Right Mortgage & Protection Networks panel in its latest move to boost distribution.

The network’s brokers will be able to access the peer-to-peer property lender’s full buy-to-let range and use Landbay’s online intermediary … Read More

CrowdProperty launches auto-invest product

March 4, 2019 |

PROPERTY peer-to-peer lender CrowdProperty has launched its first auto-invest product, promising to make lending easier and faster for its investors.

Crowdproperty AutoInvest allows customers to spread their money across a diversified portfolio of British property loans, with every loan secured … Read More

Wellesley pivots business towards listed bonds

February 28, 2019 |

WELLESLEY has confirmed that it is winding down its peer-to-peer lending and mini-bond products as it shifts towards listed bonds.

The alternative property development lender, which received Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation earlier this month, stopped accepting new money into … Read More

Octopus Choice names new head

February 28, 2019 |

CHARLIE Taylor (pictured) has been named head of Octopus Choice, Peer2Peer Finance News can reveal, replacing Sam Handfield-Jones who has steered the helm of the peer-to-peer property lender since its fruition.

Handfield-Jones has taken on a new role as growth … Read More