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  • Finance, Property

    Pros and cons of refinancing a commercial property

    Refinancing a commercial property involves replacing your existing mortgage with a new loan. It may involve switching lenders or negotiating a new deal with your current one. Refinancing a commercial property may be appropriate for several reasons. Perhaps your current commercial mortgage is ending, or you’d like to release equity to help with cash flow....

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  • Finance, Property

    Buying commercial property through a pension fund

    Buying commercial property through a pension fund can be highly tax-efficient, so here’s what you need to know. Type of pension vehicle You can buy property through two types of pension schemes: A Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) A Small Self-Administered Scheme (SSAS) Type of commercial property Any property you buy in your SIPP or SSAS...

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  • Property

    Growth in the UK's property auction market 

    The latest data released by property auction data and insights provider Essential Information Group (EIG) shows growth in the UK’s property auction market, providing positive news for property investors. EIG’s latest monthly National Auction Analysis, released at the end of March, reveals that the UK property auction market saw substantial growth across all year-on-year metrics...

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  • Loans, Property

    How is a commercial mortgage different to a residential mortgage?

    Commercial and residential mortgages are similar in that they both involve borrowing money to purchase property. However, they differ in several ways: 1. Purpose Residential mortgages are used to finance the purchase of homes that people will live in. On the other hand, commercial mortgages are used to finance properties primarily intended for business activities....

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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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  • ASC News

    Why use ASC Finance for Business?

    As you’re on our website, you probably already appreciate the virtues of using a commercial finance broker. But what makes ASC the broker for you? Check out this five-star review for our Hampshire and Dorset office. We think it illustrates our case perfectly! “I recently had the pleasure of working with ASC Finance for Business,...

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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, Property

    What lenders look for in commercial mortgage applications

    A commercial mortgage is a secured loan used to purchase a commercial property. When deciding whether to lend, lenders assess several key factors to determine the borrower’s creditworthiness and the overall loan risk. Each lender may have slightly different criteria, but generally, they look at the following: Business and financial information Business history and type:...

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  • Banks, Business, Finance, Financial World, Loans, SME

    Does my personal credit score matter if I’m getting a business loan?

    When it comes to commercial mortgages, many business owners wonder whether their personal credit score plays a significant role in the loan approval process. While commercial mortgages differ from personal mortgages in several aspects, your credit score can matter when applying for a commercial mortgage, though it will depend on the type of finance you...

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