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Peer2Peer Finance News | October 15, 2018

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Strong appetite for P2P sector’s equity crowdfunding campaigns

October 9, 2018 |

THIS week has seen the latest equity crowdfunding campaign launch in the peer-to-peer lending sector, as LandlordInvest looks to raise £600,000.

LandlordInvest joins P2P platforms Propifi, Crowdstacker, Landbay and P2P investment manager Orca, who have all decided to raise money via … Read More

Landbay partners with mortgage broker network

October 8, 2018 |

LANDBAY has entered into a partnership with the Julian Harris Adviser Network, giving the adviser firm’s brokers access to its specialist buy-to-let products.

The peer-to-peer lender, which purely focuses on buy-to-let mortgages, said on Monday that it will offer Julian Harris’s … Read More

New look for Landbay amid product expansion

October 2, 2018 |

LANDBAY has unveiled a new-look website to coincide with the launch of a newly expanded product criteria for professional landlords.

The buy-to-let mortgage lender has increased its maximum loan size from £1m to £1.5m, with a maximum loan-to-value (LTV) of … Read More

UK P2P sector approaches £10bn lending milestone

September 27, 2018 |

THE loanbooks of the UK’s biggest peer-to-peer lenders approached £10bn in the second quarter of 2018.

Figures from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) show the eight members of the trade body have lent a combined £9.9bn to borrowers as of … Read More

Remortgaging fuels rise in approvals

September 26, 2018 |

THE NUMBER of remortgages approved in August soared, fuelling a small rise in the overall mortgage market, according to figures from UK Finance.

The trade association’s data for last month showed that mortgage approvals by the main high street banks … 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

Property investors steaming ahead on the Elizabeth Line

September 25, 2018 |

INVESTORS and buy-to-let landlords with properties along the Elizabeth Line are benefitting from rent increases that are double the London average, according to new research.

Annual rent outgoings have risen by £2,000 along the route of the Crossrail project over … Read More

Landbay joins Sesame and PMS lending panels

September 20, 2018 |

LANDBAY has partnered with mortgage networks Sesame and the PMS Mortgage Club to give their brokers and landlord clients access to its specialist buy-to-let products.

The peer-to-peer property lender has joined both lending panels to offer Sesame and PMS’ intermediaries … Read More

The might of the Square Mile

September 18, 2018 |

The attractions of the peer-to-peer lending sector are obvious to retail and institutional investors alike. But will the latter’s financial firepower push out the former as platforms look to scale up?

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector was borne out of a … Read More

Landbay team take on Tough Mudder challenge

September 18, 2018 |

LANDBAY employees are set to take on the Tough Mudder challenge again, in aid of a rare cancer charity later this month.

The team of 14 from the peer-to-peer lender will tackle 20 obstacles over a muddy 10-mile course of … Read More