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Top 11 house flipping mistakes & how to avoid them

Property flipping, where it’s done right, can be a very profitable endeavour. Generally, the most common form of flipping involves buying undervalued properties, fixing them up through refurbishments, and selling…
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How to become an HMO landlord: An introduction

We’re living in a time when house prices are rising, mainstream lender’s criteria are tightening and finding a mortgage offer with a 10% deposit is near to impossible. The Guardian…
Market Financial Solutions MFS MFS Top 5: Home improvements to help sell, sell, sell

5 Home improvements that add value to your house

The property market is in constant movement. If the market doesn’t allow you to sell your property right now, you can take other steps to increase the value of your…
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How to buy unoccupied property? An investor guide

Despite new build properties are cropping up by the thousands across the UK, the government’s aim to build 300,000 new homes each year is falling short. Land is becoming a…
what is a bridging loan

What is a bridging loan and how does it work?

These days the financial market is swamped with different types of loans and finance products, one being bridging loans. But what is a bridging loan and how does it work?…
MFS Top 5: Uses of bridging loans

Bridging loan benefits: Are bridge loans a good idea?

There can be many bridging loan benefits, covering a broad range of situations. From keeping a chain from falling through to expanding a portfolio, specialist finance can help investors stuck…
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Can you get a mortgage on an auction property?

Property auctions in the UK have become increasingly prominent in recent years as more and more prospective homebuyers attend auctions online. This virtual habit has steamed from the years of…
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What are short-term loans and how do they work?

As specialist lenders, we are often asked ‘what are short-term loans?’. In the housing market, purchasing a property and completing refurbishment works or a large development project often requires a…
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What is eco privilege and how can MFS help BTL landlords?

New sustainability initiatives are being introduced for buy-to-let properties in the UK, but the availability of funding is causing a rift between landlords and leading to ‘eco privilege’ where larger…

Gender diversity in finance

Today, 8th March, marks International Women’s Day. There is no better time to consider the issue of gender diversity in the finance sector and, in particular, the bridging loans market.…
Market Financial Solutions MFS MFS Top 5: 2021 Highlights

MFS 2021: Our Top 5 Highlights

1)     Welcoming the new year of 2021 with our new head office After a quiet Christmas and January restrictions, we welcomed our team back to Mayfair by moving into our…
Market Financial Solutions MFS UK Housing Crisis Report

The UK Housing Crisis Report: Reasons & Solutions

The UK housing crisis is one of the most significant societal issues affecting the country. A lack of available housing – particularly affordable housing – has resulted in rent and…