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Peer2Peer Finance News | January 22, 2018

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Digital evolution

December 11, 2017 |

Technology is at the very core of peer-to-peer lending, but is the industry in danger of losing its competitive edge?

PEER-TO-PEER lending has blossomed off the back of innovative technology and is now providing a viable alternative to mainstream financial … Read More

Lendy warns buy-to-let investors against putting “all their eggs in one basket”

December 11, 2017 |

LENDY is urging buy-to-let property investors to diversify despite the value of residential mortgage write-offs hitting record lows.

The value of mortgages written off by banks and building societies in the last year hit a 12-year low at £72m, Bank of … Read More

Assetz funds one of P2P sector’s largest loans for student development

November 29, 2017 |

ASSETZ Capital has funded one of the largest development loans in the UK’s peer-to-peer sector to date.

Investors on the secured property and business lending platform have funded a £9.9m loan for a student development complex in Nottingham being developed … Read More

Budget: P2P lenders welcome £44bn housebuilding package and stamp duty cut

November 22, 2017 |

PROPERTY-FOCUSED peer-to-peer lenders have welcomed the chancellor’s housing measures outlined in the Budget, which include £44bn of funding and the scrapping of stamp duty for most first-time buyers.

In Wednesday’s speech, Philip Hammond outlined “an ambitious plan to tackle the … Read More

Budget: P2P calls for better access to finance for SMEs and higher ISA limit

November 21, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders have outlined some of their hopes for Wednesday’s Budget, including calls to improve small- and medium-sized enterprises’ (SME) access to finance and a larger tax-free ISA allowance.

Liam Brooke, co-founder of property platform Lendy, said the top priority … Read More

Lendy: Savers missing out on £27bn of returns due to inflation

November 18, 2017 |

UK SAVERS could lose £26.5bn over the next year as inflation eats into capital in low-interest savings accounts, according to new research from Lendy.

The peer-to-peer property platform claims that savers collectively receive just £10.06bn of interest on the £1.3trn … Read More

P2P sector urges chancellor to set bold housing agenda in Autumn Budget

November 13, 2017 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector has called on the chancellor to introduce a more ambitious housing programme in this month’s Budget.

There have been several rumours about the content of Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Budget, set for 22 November 2017, including … Read More

Half of Lendy users back auto-lending

November 10, 2017 |

LENDY is still weighing up offering an auto-lending product on its platform after almost half of investors backed the idea.

The peer-to-peer property lender surveyed users last week about the introduction of two auto-lending products to complement its existing manual … Read More

Lendy considers offering auto-invest products

November 3, 2017 |

LENDY is seeking views from investors on the introduction of an auto-invest product.

The peer-to-peer property lender has issued a survey to its customers to find out their views on a product that would self-select loans for lenders.

It currently … Read More

Provision funds are still alive and well in P2P

October 31, 2017 |

THE UK’S oldest peer-to-peer lender is getting set to withdraw its provision fund but there are still platforms that investors can choose if they feel more comfortable with a safety net in place.

Zopa has announced it will wind down … Read More