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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 19, 2018

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P2P offers alternative for buy-to-let investors, says Relendex

December 11, 2018 |

RELENDEX chief executive Michael Lynn has said that the cooling of the buy-to-let (BTL) market has opened up opportunities for peer-to-peer investing.

Recent data from HMRC showed that BTL transactions fell by 11 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of … Read More

Landbay revenue soars as number of lenders rises

September 25, 2018 |

LANDBAY saw an almost sixfold increase in its revenue last year, driven by a 59 per cent rise in the number of lenders on its platform.

The peer-to-peer buy-to-let (BTL) lender’s revenue totalled £994,495 in the year to 31 December … Read More

New mortgage lending at a 10-year high as BTL slowdown continues

September 11, 2018 |

NEW mortgage lending reached its highest level since 2008 in the second quarter, statistics from the Bank of England reveal.

New commitments increased by 19.8 per cent from the first quarter to £72.2bn, while total gross advances increased by 6.4 … 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

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

Former Kuflink chief executive joins LandlordInvest

July 3, 2018 |

THE FORMER chief executive of bridging peer-to-peer lender Kuflink has been appointed to LandlordInvest’s board of advisers.

Tarlochan Garcha, who left Kuflink at the end of 2017, will join Reece Chowdhry, Rishi Khurana and Alan Gabbay on the LandlordInvest advisory … Read More

Lenders warn of BTL mortgage rate hike

May 29, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER property lenders have warned that a buy-to-let mortgage rate hike could be on the cards amid expectations of a rise in interest rates.

Although the Bank of England decided to hold UK interest rates at 0.5 per cent at … Read More

LandlordInvest almost doubles loanbook thanks to IFISA boost

May 9, 2018 |

LANDLORDINVEST has almost doubled the size of its loanbook in the first five months of 2018, the platform’s latest data shows.

The peer-to-peer buy-to-let lender has released its latest loanbook statistics, for the period between the start of January and … Read More

Landbay: Average rents in England dragged down by declines across London

May 3, 2018 |

FALLING rents in London are dragging down average returns from property in the rest of England, Landbay has said.

The peer-to-peer lending platform’s latest rental index, shows the average rent for a property in England grew by 0.64 per cent … Read More

Kuflink opens 100 per cent of loans to investors

April 27, 2018 |

INVESTORS are now able to fund the full amount of a loan on the Kuflink platform, the property peer-to-peer lender has announced.

Previously, the company made 80 per cent of each loan available to investors and invested the remaining 20 … Read More