Category: Blog

While some lenders have been forced to hold back this year and cut down their lending due to funding concerns, we have had the opposite problem at LendInvest.

Rapid and unpredictable change is with us for a while longer, so how do we get away from tactical thinking and crisis management?

I’m writing this the day before the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President and Vice-President of the US.

This week signals Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, a week where health services and charities such as Jo’s cervical cancer trust come together to raise awareness about cervical cancer and how it can be prevented.

As 2020 draws to a close, most of us are looking forward to ending one of the strangest years in memory and starting fresh in 2021.

A few weeks into the new year and we can’t help feel there’s a sense of other worldliness about the mortgage market at present.

Reflecting on 2020

Well, that was a strange one… The year brought a range of challenges, from working-from-home and a complete dry-spell in March, to a surge of inquiries and cases after the stamp duty holiday; overwhelming both intermediaries and lenders.

Welcome to 2021

Here we are, a new year and I always feel a sense of optimism about what is to come, but perhaps especially this year given the incredible challenges of 2020 and the hope with which we start 2021.

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Great expectations

For the last 12 months, businesses have been in the throes of crisis management, trying to stabilise their operations, protect their workforce and communicate and transact with customers. But the phrase ‘crisis management’ implies a return to normal within weeks.

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While attention focuses on electric vehicles and renewable energy, the mortgage market has a crucial role to play in the green revolution.