Broker series

  • strong lender – broker relationship
    Building a strong lender – broker relationship

    Chris Oatway is a Director at LDNfinance and heads up the Specialist Finance division which includes development finance, commercial finance and bridging finance. Having worked in the industry for 18 years, Chris has honed his development finance expertise through funding a number of complex deals. Chris prides......

  • lender broker another perspective
    Lender to Broker: Another perspective

    Gary Ellis has been speaking to us about his unique perspective on broking. With a background in lending Gary has more recently changed his focus and now works as a broker at Positive Commercial Finance. We conducted a Q&A with Gary to find out how......

  • Presenting a development deal
    Presenting a development deal: The nitty gritty

    Presenting lending opportunities can sometimes be challenging due to the complex nature of the property market. In addition, because of a lender’s size, structure, management team, processes and lending criteria, it inevitably varies what information each funder needs to see in the first instance. For......

  • presenting your goals
    Presenting your deals

    Presenting lending opportunities can sometimes be challenging due to the complex nature of the property market and it is very important for brokers and borrowers to understand what to include in their deal summary. Furthermore, due to a lender’s size, structure, management team, processes, source......

  • Reversing the perspective: Broker to Lender
    Reversing the perspective: Broker to Lender

    Strong broker and lender relationships are key to the success of any deal. Whilst both parties are working towards a common goal, it can sometimes be challenging to understand the needs, demands and time constraints of one another.  At Avamore, we benefit from having a......

  • Underwriting ‘unwrapped’
    Underwriting ‘unwrapped’

    When a deal is presented to the credit team, it is important to share as much initial information as possible so that the lender can assess whether they are likely to move forwards and later delays can be avoided. Once the transaction is passed onto......