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

    Why you should buy a pub in 2023!

    Are you thinking of buying a pub, but you’re not sure if it’s the right decision? This article will list the top reasons why it can be a practical investment.   Do you want to buy a pub in the United Kingdom? Discover why it is a smart choice from industry experts.   We’ve asked our friends...

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  • Banks, Business, Investment, Loans, Property, Property development

    Client returns for £1m loan

    We love it when a client returns to ASC. It is conclusive evidence that we did a good job first time round! So we were delighted when a client, for whom we had previously arranged property finance for, came back to ASC as they were looking at purchasing further properties and wanted to raise capital...

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  • Banks, Business, Finance, Loans, Property, Property development

    Can I apply for finance without planning permission?

    This is a question we often get asked by aspiring property developers. Can I apply for finance for a property development before getting planning permission? There are a few options open to you: 1) Wait for planning permission. You can wait for planning to come in before applying for finance. But this can sometimes leave...

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