Tagged: mortgages

LendInvest Promotes Andy Virgo to Key Role

LendInvest, the Fintech marketplace for property finance, has promoted Andy Virgo from Business Development Manager to Head of Key Accounts for LendInvest. In this new role, he will be championing the day to day relationship management of LendInvest’s distribution network, including Mortgage Clubs and Networks. … Read More

Landbay Says October Was Record Month

Fast-growing Fintech Landbay says October was a great month for the real estate peer to peer lending platform. Without providing any details, Landbay tweeted out the news. Earlier this year, Landbay reported that a “leading financial institution” had committed to funding £1 billion in buy… Read More

LendInvest Joins Brilliant Solutions’ Lender Panel For Buy-to-Let Mortgage Product Distribution

LendInvest, a UK-based online marketplace for mortgages, announced on Thursday it has joined mortgage club Brilliant Solutions’ lender panel in order to bring its Buy-to-Let (BTL) mortgage product distribution to a wider network of brokers.  LendInvest claims that Brilliant Solutions is an “industry expert” in… Read More

In an Effort to Enlist More Brokers, LendInvest Joins MCI Mortgage Club Lender Panel

Leading UK Fintech and online mortgage provider LendInvest has joined MCI Mortgage Club’s lender panel. The move was said to be driven by the desire to offer the company’s Buy-to-Let mortgage products to a wider audience of brokers. Mortgage Club members will now have access… Read More

Caliber Home Loans to Originate Mortgages on Figure’s Blockchain Platform Provenance

Caliber Home Loans, a privately-held financial services company and a leading mortgage provider, has become the first outside lender to utilize the blockchain-based platform Provenance. Provenance is the creation of Figure, a Fintech that provides Home Equity loans leveraging the Provenance blockchain as well. Figure/Provenance… Read More

LendInvest Announces Rate Reduction for Buy to Let Loans, Adds Cashback on Legal Fees

LendInvest, a marketplace for property finance, has announced rate reductions for their products as well as a “cashback” program for legal fees. According to a release from the platform, LendInvest will now contribute up to  £750 for legal fees on “select LTVs.” Buy to Let… Read More

Lightening Strikes Twice? Mike Cagney’s Blockchain Focused Fintech Venture Figure Reported to Raise Funding at $1 Billion Valuation

SoFi is a Fintech that claims one of the largest Fintech funding rounds in the US of all time. Founded Mike Cagney, the entrepreneur departed the firm following revelations of a corporate culture that was lacking in professionalism. Cagney took a short break from the… Read More

Tandem Bank to Offer “Crowd Designed” Mortgages

Challenger bank Tandem has announced the impending launch of a new “crowd-designed” mortgage product for UK consumers.  In a release, Tandem said it plans to offer competitive mortgages to first-time buyers and “property ladder hopefuls” based on a range of financial data points. Tandem said… Read More

The National Australia Bank Commits £200 Million for LendInvest

Online property finance marketplace LendInvest has received a £200 million investment from the National Australia Bank (NAB). The investment was supported by HM Treasury. Chris Philp, PPS to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, commented on the announcement: “This very substantial investment from NAB into LendInvest… Read More

LendInvest Boosts Loan Cap to £750,000

Online mortgage lender LendInvest has increased its maximum loan amount to £750,000. This cap applies to its five year fixed buy-to-let loans. On standard residential loans, borrowers are now offered a reduced valuation fee of £150, along with free title insurance. Free title insurance is… Read More

Online Mortgage Marketplace LendInvest Lowers Fees and Interest Rates for Fixed BTL Remortgage Product

LendInvest, an online marketplace for mortgages, says it has dropped its product fees and lowered interest rates for both of its five year fixed rate BTL remortgage products for a limited time. In a move to boost demand, LendInvest states that its five year fixed… Read More

LendInvest to Move into Regulated Home Loan Mortgages, Raises £200 Million from HSBC for Significant Expansion of Lending Services

LendInvest, one of the most successful online lending platforms in the UK, has raised £200 million from HSBC UK to help fuel expansion into the regulated home loan market. In a release, LendInvest said this marks the company’s next step towards achieving its ambition of… Read More

Scotiabank Launches New Digital Mortgage Experience “Scotiabank eHOME”

Scotiabank announced last week the launch of its new digital mortgage experience, Scotiabank eHOME. Scotiabank reported with Scotiabank eHOME, Canadians may apply for a mortgage completely online, track the application status through real-time updates, and complete the closing with a lawyer without requiring an in-person… Read More

SoFi Refreshes Home Loans to Make Purchasing Painless & Paperless

Online lending platform SoFi announced on Thursday it has refreshed its mortgage offering as SoFi Home Loans. The lender reported that the offering is complete with a re-engineered process that helps people buy or refinance a home with an online application, no hidden fees, or… Read More

LendInvest Forms Partnership with TBMC on Buy to Let

Online property lender LendInvest has formed a new partnership with buy-to-let mortgage distributor TBMC to offer its loans through the specialist packager’s broker panel.a According to the TBMC website, the company has operated in the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage markets since 1989. They are specialists… Read More

Leading UK Online Property Finance Platform LendInvest Raises $39.5 Million

LendInvest, a leading online property finance platform, has closed on a $39.5 million Series C funding round that is comprised of both debt and equity. The funding has been in process throughout the summer and is viewed as positioning the UK based company for an… Read More

Mortage Fintech Approved Acquired by Credit Karma

Credit Karma, a Fintech in the lending space, has acquired Approved – a platform designed to modernize mortgage lending. Details of the acquisition were not revealed. The announcement was revealed in a blog post by Approved sharing that it would “build a consumer-facing digital mortgage experience… Read More

LendInvest Update: BTL Index Reveals Transaction Volumes Dip as Remortgage Deals Spike

Marketplace platform for mortgages, LendInvest, announced on Tuesday the release of its latest LendingInvest Buy-to-Let Index report, which ranks 105 postcode areas around England and Wales based on the combination of four critical metrics, capital value growth, transaction volumes, rental yields, and rental price growth…. Read More

LendInvest’s Buy to Let Product Propels Boom in Hiring as Demand Surges

  Online mortgage lender LendInvest reports it is scrambling to hire new employees due to the demand of its Buy-to-Let (BTL) product. The LendInvest team has now grown to 15 people in the short period since the  BTL product was launched in November 2017. Antonia… Read More

Australian Government Backs Fintech HashChing with $700,000 Loan from Jobs NSW

HashChing, a Sydney-based home loan marketplace, has just announced a $700,000 loan from Jobs NSW. Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business John Barilaro said the NSW Government had backed the Fintech which is expected to create 46 jobs over the next five years. “Jobs for… Read More

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