Property slowdown says Marcus Reeder

A growing family places extra demands on space and while your two or three-bed property may no longer satisfy your needs, selling and trading up isn’t the only option.
 
Marcus Reeder at @Pledge quoted the UK house prices grew at their weakest annual rate in January, was this an early sign of the property market slowdown predicted for 2017?
 
The annual growth […]

Interest Rate Rises

Interest Rate Rises
Every day for the last 3 or 4 months the media have been bombarding us with the fact that interest rates will have to rise soon. They back this up with minute increases in economic growth, fluctuating unemployment figures which go up and down, tiny increases […]

Borrowing money from friends and family

Borrowing from friends and family
1. Only borrow from a friend as the last resort!
Only borrow money from friends and family as a last resort. Also, if you do make sure you have planned how and when you are going to repay it. If you borrowed from the bank you […]

Self Certification Loans

Self Certification Loans

Many different types of loans are now coming back to the market after the crash of 2007; one product we are seeing more often is the self-certification equity backed loan.
 
The majority of borrowers with […]

Raising Venture Capital

Raising Venture Capital
1. Get it right from the Start:
The terms of your first negotiation are very important. Not just because of the impact initially, but because many of those same agreements are likely to carry through to future negotiations so, if you agree to […]

Short-term Secured Loans

7 Reasons Why Short-term Secured Loans Could be a Better Way to Borrow
No one likes having large loans that take years to pay off. A mortgage is possibly the exception, because of its use, but if you do need to borrow money for renovating your home or a new car, then a short term, secured fixed loan […]

How Buying at Auction Works

How Buying at Auction Works

When you want to find or make new investments, auctions can often be the best place to find great opportunities. Buying a house, a rare vintage car or a billionaires cast offs […]

Bridging Loan for UK Haulage Company

Bridging Loan for UK Haulage Company
 
At Pledge has come to the aid of a customer who runs a well-established haulage company, with a short term bridging loan. […]

Short Term Loans against Pensions

Short Term Loans against Pensions

AtPledge has launched a new service allowing businesses to secure loans against the value of their pension schemes. It is a simple process, which provides the necessary security for us to lend funds to businesses in need […]

The Growth of Buy to Let in the UK

The Growth of Buy to Let in the UK
Rental values are currently strong and look set to continue this way with growing demand.
Buy to let borrowing in the UK has increased by 20% year on year in the first three months of 2015, outstripping residential lending […]