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Bridging Finance

  • Finance, Property development

    What is development exit finance? 

    Development exit finance refers to short-term financing used by property developers to repay outstanding property development finance once the project is nearing completion. Why is development exit finance necessary? Property development projects usually require a significant upfront investment in land acquisition, construction, and other development costs. These costs are often funded by development finance, a...

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  • Finance

    When might bridging finance be appropriate?

    Bridging finance, also known as bridge loans or bridging loans, is a short-term loan (generally 12 months or less). Bridging loans provide quick access to funds and are typically used to bridge a gap between purchasing a new property and selling an existing property. However, there are other scenarios where bridging finance might be appropriate,...

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  • Finance, Property, Property development

    Property development finance options

    Whether you’re looking to begin a large-scale property development project or plan to expand your buy-to-let property portfolio, you’ll probably need property finance to realise your ambitions. Property development finance funds residential, commercial or mixed-use property development. Several options are available, and as the choice can be overwhelming, here’s an outline of some possibilities. Five...

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  • Business, Finance, Loans, Property, Property development

    The role of bridging finance in property development and investment 

    Bridging finance is a short-term loan (typically 12 months or less) that provides an immediate cash boost. Bridging finance plays a crucial role in property development and investment by providing short-term capital to bridge funding gaps or facilitate property transactions. This form of financing is favourable when traditional forms of financing, such as bank loans,...

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  • Loans

    Pros and cons of bridging finance 

    Bridging finance is a short-term loan (typically 12 months or less) that provides an immediate cash boost. A bridging loan could be beneficial if you need a short-term loan or access to finance quickly. However, as with all commercial finance options, bridging finance does have some drawbacks. Here’s a summary of the pros and cons...

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  • Banks, Business, Finance, Loans, Property, SME

    What is the difference between open and closed bridging?

    Bridging finance is a short-term loan used to bridge a financial gap between the purchase of a new property and the sale of an existing property. There are two main types of bridging finance; open and closed.  Open Bridging Finance has no set date for the loan to be repaid. This type of bridging finance is...

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  • Finance, Loans

    How can ASC support your projects?

    When our clients require finance for a short period of time, anything from two months to two years, bridging or short-term finance could be a suitable solution. When approaching banks for finance, lenders have different key considerations for bridging and short-term finance lending, since a short-term loan will be paid off faster, it can mean...

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  • Business, Loans

    What is Bridging Finance and how can it help my business?

    Bridging Finance can be a useful tool for some businesses; it involves short-term borrowing usually for a specific project. So, what does bridging finance entail? It’s usually provided over a short period of time, at a higher monthly interest rate than a traditional longer-term loan. Lenders usually require a clear exit strategy – usually the...

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