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Housing Whitepaper: Government Actions May Boost Online Lenders

The Housing Market is broken in the UK. The demand / supply imbalance has driven up prices of residential property not just in London but across the UK.  While good for sellers, buyers have struggled.  The UK government has recognized the economic challenge and has… Read More

Bank of England Cuts Rates: Alternative Finance Leaders Respond

  The Bank of England (BoE) has cut its benchmark rate by 0.25% – the first time in 7 years. The pound quickly moved lower reacting to the announcement. The move was telegraphed several weeks back in reaction to Brexit fallout. The interest rate cut… Read More

Nationwide House Price Index Reports 0.2% Raise in June; LendInvest Co-Founder Responds

Despite the recent news that the UK has voted to depart from the European Union (EU), the National House Price Index announced the house prices have raised up by 0.2% this month, with an annual house growth now standing at 5.1% (average price £204,968). LendInvest’s co-founder… Read More

LendInvest: Our Business is Built to Withstand Brexit Shock

The United Kingdom remains in collective shock as the largely unexpected result of the EU referendum will see the UK depart the European Union. As markets react to the many questions being asked by policy makers and financial firms, participants in the alternative finance sector… Read More

LendInvest Now Over £500 Million in P2P Property Loans

LendInvest Predicts it May Top £1 billion before Year’s End. Lendinvest has released that in the first few days of 2016 the platform topped £500 million in commercial property lending. According to the platform, today in the UK approximately 10% of all peer to peer… Read More

Business Booms: LendInvest Rushes to Hire Staff to Support Platform Growth

  LendInvest, a peer to peer lender in the commercial property sector, has a good problem. Business is really strong.  The young lending platform has doubled its staff from 30 at the beginning of they.  Demand for its online lending services means it expects to… Read More

P2P Marketplace LendInvest To Launch London-Listed Fund

Peer-to-peer marketplace LendInvest will launch a listed fund, the first such vehicle to focus on property-backed P2P lending, according to the Financial Times. Depending on market conditions, the company plans to launch the fund in early 2016. LendInvest seeks to raise £150m for the float of the fund, listed in London,… Read More

LendInvest Partners with Plentific Online Real Estate Platform

LendInvest, a peer to peer lender that targets real estate mortgages, has announced a partnership with Plentific, an online property marketplace. LendInvest has facilitated over £269 million in short and medium term mortgage loans to date making it the largest in the world. Plentific was… Read More

LendInvest Now Originating Deals for Montello Capital Funds

LendInvest, a Peer to Peer lending platform targeting the mortgage industry, has shared they are now originating deals for the Montello Capital range of funds.  Montello is owned and operated by Christian Faes and Ian Thomas – both co-founders of LendInvest their P2P venture.  LendInvest will… Read More

LendInvest P2P Platform: 0 to £25 Million in 9 Months

Claims Largest P2P Loan Ever. Fast growing LendInvest, a United Kingdom based peer-to-peer lending platform launched in May of 2013.  The crowdfunding site claims the title of the first online mortgage origination and loan trading platform in the UK that focuses on loans secured agains… Read More