Case Studies

The case of the back-garden property developers

2017-10-05T18:00:42+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Case Studies|

When a couple with no experience decided to build a couple of houses in their back garden, finding funding wasn't straightforward, says Danny Robinson, commercial director of Grey Matters Specialist Lending Ltd. Development business is our bread and butter in the London office, and much of it is big ticket, often involving experienced developers. But [...]

The 11 cases that went to offer in one day

2017-10-05T18:09:49+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Case Studies|

When speed is of the essence it helps to have a wide network of trusted partners that will go above and beyond the call of duty. We had a broker come to us one Thursday with a developer client wanting to remortgage nine investment properties and purchase two more. He wanted it doing quickly – [...]

The £250,000 case that grew tenfold

2017-10-05T18:10:01+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Case Studies|

A simple interest-only enquiry turned out to be a £2.7m commercial finance case.You never know where a client meeting will lead you, even those that don’t seem to hold the most potential. So, it’s crucial you treat every client like the most important of the day – they might just turn out to be.Just before [...]

Placing the buy-to-let deals that don’t stack up

2017-10-05T18:16:45+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Case Studies|

Don't dismiss a case because it doesn't tick the right boxes. We all know it's getting harder for landlords to get the numbers to stack up, and new PRA rules will make this even more difficult from January. London and SE buyers struggling despite rapid housebuilding increases But in the London market, it's already [...]