The new location will be the base for a number of business development managers with access to regionally-based underwriters.
The lender handles cases including complex prime residential, buy-to-let, bridging loans, commercial finance, development finance, equity release and later life lending.
Notable cuts within its owner occupier repayment range include reductions to 60% loan-to-value (LTV) products.
Castle Trust has cut rates, extended special offers and improved valuation criteria as part of a range of new year proposition enhancements.
Highlights of the product refresh include Landbay’s standard 5-year fixed rate at 75% LTV reduced to 3.04%.
The intermediary-only lender is reducing all rates across its 80% loan-to-value (LTV) range by 0.20%.
Rates start at 2.95% for landlords looking to switch to a new product, while further advance fixed rates start at 3.40%.
Moises Cruickshank will now oversee all of Keystone’s business managers, as well as supporting London brokers with their complex BTL cases.
Lendco’s existing book of buy-to-let, bridging and refurbishment loans will be migrated onto the Phoebus platform in Q1 2022.
High demand for available properties in the South West saw a 21% drop in voids last month, with averages moving from 23 days to just 18.