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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 24, 2019

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Proplend opens commercial mortgage range to personal borrowers

May 1, 2019 |

PROPLEND has opened up its product range to personal owners of commercial property.

The peer-to-peer property lender – which specialises in secured commercial property mortgages and bridging loans for corporate borrowers – previously only lent to limited companies, partnerships and … Read More

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

Proplend hits £50m lending milestone

November 26, 2018 |

PROPLEND has outlined its plans to scale up the number and frequency of its loan originations, as it hit the £50m lending landmark.

The commercial property peer-to-peer lender, which launched in 2014, said it has facilitated more than 50 loans … Read More

Proplend launches auto-lend facility

August 15, 2018 |

COMMERCIAL property peer-to-peer lending platform Proplend has introduced an auto investing feature.

The auto-lend facility will let investors target a return of five per cent, with funds allocated to Proplend’s least risky tranche A investments.

Once enabled, the facility will … Read More

BoE issues warning to SMEs using property as loan collateral

February 2, 2018 |

SMALL- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who use their own commercial property as loan collateral could be hit in the event of a market adjustment, the Bank of England (BoE) has warned.

Three quarters of SMEs in Britain use their own … Read More

Proplend opens IFISA to new investors

August 1, 2017 |

PROPLEND has opened up its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) to new users.

The property peer-to-peer platform launched its IFISA for existing investors in May and is now ready to accept new lenders, offering tax-free returns of between five and 12 … Read More

Brexit abates UK investors’ risk appetite

May 22, 2017 |

BREXIT-GENERATED uncertainty and snap national elections have struck a strong blow to UK investors’ appetite for risk, pushing almost one in three towards safer assets such as property, new research has claimed.

Last year’s landmark referendum and Theresa May’s announcement of … Read More

Crowd2Fund plans foray into commercial property finance

May 19, 2017 |

CROWD2FUND is planning to expand into the property loans market.

The peer-to-peer business lender will provide loans secured against commercial property from a minimum of £100,000, offering investors returns of six to eight per cent.

“These will be asset-backed loans and give more … Read More

Savers reluctant to take risks for bigger returns

March 14, 2017 |

ALMOST two thirds of consumers are dissatisfied with the savings rates on offer from their bank or building society, but few are prepared to take more risk with their money, research suggests.

A poll by commercial property peer-to-peer lender Credit … Read More

Proplend gains FCA approval

March 1, 2017 |

COMMERCIAL property peer-to-peer lender Proplend is the latest platform to receive full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Brian Bartaby, chief executive of Proplend, said the firm would now apply for ISA manager status from HMRC but said it … Read More