Broker series

Underwriting ‘unwrapped’
06 Mar
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...

Presenting a development deal
29 Jan
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...

strong lender – broker relationship
28 Jan
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 himself...

lender broker another perspective
13 Jan
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 his...

presenting your goals
07 Jan
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
20 Dec
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 unique...