Category: Bridging

At the end of last year, I was taking a number of calls from brokers regarding a particular lender who seemed to be charging their…

Case study 1: Unsecured lending David Vieira is the director of Business Finance Bureaux, a commercial broker in Cardiff. The company has launched a service…

Lessons from history

During a recent prime minister’s questions, Gordon Brown inadvertently let slip the ‘D’ word: Depression. His spokespeople were quick to clarify that it was an…

This is the biggest drop since records began in 1987 and the values of shops, warehouses and office buildings are back to December 2001 levels.…

Questions and Answers

1. Who are you? I’m Gary Bailey, sales and marketing director for the Blemain Group of lending companies, which includes Blemain Finance, Cheshire Mortgage Corporation…

How do you start to sum up 2008? There is no doubt that our grandchildren will be taught that 2008 was one of the defining…

If you’re a broker who has recently moved into the world of commercial finance, you may well be feeling bewildered by the sheer number and…

NACFB appoints Chairman

Mr. Hellawell has been finance director of the Association for the last 3 years and was Deputy Chairman during 2008. Following an election of Directors…

NACFB dates for your diary

The first is a Meet the Patrons/Networking Day on 24 February at the Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham. This will be run between 11am and 3pm…

RICS expects the commercial property market to see at least 16% declines in capital values in 2009 and a further drop of up to 10…