IN THE PRESS
May 2019 – MFS reacts to Theresa May’s resignation
Upon the announcement of Theresa May’s resignation, CEO Paresh Raja was called upon by leading property titles to share his reaction to the news, calling for greater leadership from the UK Government.
May 2019 – Tenant Fees Bill comment
CEO Paresh Raja sat down with the Daily Mail’s This Is Money to share his insight on what upcoming changes to legislation are likely to mean for landlords, property investors and the real estate market.
May 2019 – Bank of England interest rates reactionary comment
In April, the Bank of England announced that it would keep interest rates on hold. CEO Paresh Raja’s response was quoted in Just Do Property offering his initial reaction to the news, alongside prominent industry leaders.
May 2019 – Thought leadership
Over the course of May, CEO Paresh Raja was featured in a number of leading trade publications sharing his expert insight on trends shaping the UK property market, including the challenges and opportunities facing the lending market.
May 2019 – BDM press release coverage
In May, MFS was pleased to welcome a new BDM to the team – Charles Creak. Charles’ appointment marks the third BDM hire of the year, and the news was covered by a number of leading property titles.
Market Financial Solutions’ research into the impact of Brexit on property investor sentiment received a strong uptake from both national and trade press across the finance, investment and property sectors. Covered in Yahoo Finance, the research revealed that real estate remains a leading asset class amongst investors.
Market Financial Solutions’ completed a £4.5 million bridging loan within four days of receiving the initial enquiry, demonstrating that when it comes to fast bridging finance, few lenders can match the quality of service delivered by MFS.
As part of MFS’ expansion strategy for 2019, we were pleased to welcome Samantha Graydon’s appointment as Business Development Manager. Our second BDM hire for the year, Samantha brings a wealth of to the MFS team.
On 13 March, Chancellor Phillip Hammond delivered the Spring Statement. Immediately following the announcement, Market Financial Solutions’ CEO, Paresh Raja, was called upon by leading national and trade titles to offer his expert insight on the Chancellor’s speech.
Market Financial Solutions’ CEO, Paresh Raja, was called upon by the press to offer his expertise on the UK housing market. His thought leadership pieces included projections on the future of the BTL market, and proposed measures to creatively address the UK housing crisis
Following the expansion of its sales team, Market Financial Solutions secured a major new funding line from a global investment bank. This announcement became a a leading topic of discussion, demonstrating MFS’ popularity as a leading bridging lender.
Market Financial Solutions welcomed Saira Tagger to the team as BDM. The announcement came as part of MFS’ rolling expansion strategy for 2019, and the news was covered extensively by leading property trades.
At the beginning of the year, Market Financial Solutions’ CEO Paresh Raja offered his expert views on what trends are likely to dominate the UK property market in 2019, and why investor demand for BTL will remain strong, particularly in the Midlands.
Market Financial Solutions’ announcement of its new bridging loan offering of £100,000 has been a leading topic of discussion among industry trades, opening the door for more borrowers and brokers to take advantage of its expert-led services and market-leading bridging solutions.
November 2018 – MFS completes a £5.2 million bridging loan
Market Financial Solutions was approached by a new broker on behalf of a client who required funds urgently to clear an existing debt on a prime central London investment property. As a bridging loan company that regularly works with high net worths and foreign nationals, MFS acted swiftly by issuing a £5.2 million bridging loan to the client.
October 2018 – Paresh Raja reacts to the 2018 Autumn Budget
In the build-up to, and immediately following, Chancellor Philip Hammond’s announcement of the 2018 Autumn Budget, CEO Paresh Raja was called upon by industry-leading titles to offer his expert insight, addressing the concerns of the property and specialist finance markets.
As the UK prepares for its eventual withdrawal from the EU in March 2019, Paresh Raja, CEO of Market Financial Solutions, offered his views on how Brexit is likely to affect the UK’s property and alternative finance markets.
August 2018 – MFS research into UK property policy reforms features in the press
Market Financial Solutions recently commissioned an independent, nationally-representative survey amongst over 2,000 UK adults uncovering the most attractive property-related initiatives people would like to see feature on the Government’s agenda for the country’s real estate market. The findings from the research were featured in over a dozen publications, including the Financial Times and Mortgage Introducer.
July 2018 – Paresh Raja reacts to the UK Government’s latest cabinet reshuffle
As a result of the latest cabinet reshuffle, Kit Malthouse MP has been appointed the UK’s new Housing Minister – the 17th person to hold this position since 2000. On the morning of this announcement, MFS CEO Paresh Raja offered his initial thoughts on what this appointment means for the UK property market.
July 2018 – How to rebalance supply and demand in the property market
To address the imbalance between supply and demand, and to ensure that more people are able to pursue their property investment intentions, CEO Paresh Raja has offered his expert advice on the structural reform clearly needed to support real estate investment.
June 2018 – Two years on since the EU Referendum, how has the UK property market fared?
Following the two-year anniversary of the EU referendum on 23rd June, Paresh Raja, CEO of Market Financial Solutions, discusses how the UK’s decision to leave the EU has impacted both the property market and general investor sentiment over the past 24 months.
June 2018 – What do people need to be aware of when inheriting a property
Market Financial Solutions CEO Paresh Raja spoke with the Financial Times offering his expert insight into the issues people need to be aware of when inheriting a property.
May 2018 – The UK’s Broken Property Chains
To understand why the number of collapsed property sales is on the rise, Market Financial Solutions surveyed a nationally representative sample of 2,000 UK adults to uncover the common reasons leading to a house purchase falling through. The findings from this report were featured across national and trade titles.
April 2018 – Using bridging finance to stay on top of a property chain
With a growing number of UK home sales falling through before completion, Paresh Raja has offered his expert advice to ensure homebuyers are not stuck in a delayed property chain
April 2018 – Making the property market accessible to all
Paresh Raja explains why government and industry bodies in construction and personal finance must do more to end the plight of ‘generation rent’
April 2018 – Paresh Raja offering his expert analysis on proposed house planning reforms
Creative new measures are needed to address the UK’s housing crisis, but do planning law reforms go far enough? Paresh Raja addresses this pertinent industry question in range of features across industry-leading titles
April 2018 – Taking advantage of international markets
Following the launch of MFS’ subsidiary company Market Bridge Solutions in Singapore, Paresh Raja discusses the benefits of international opportunities for scaling businesses and investors
March 2018 – Paresh Raja responds to the UK’s Spring Statement 2018
On 13th March, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Spring Statement 2018. Offering his initial thoughts on the announcement, Market Financial Solutions CEO Paresh Raja was featured in a series of leading trade publications discussing what this announcement means for the property market
March 2018 – Market Financial Solutions becomes the first bridging lender to expand into Asia
Market Financial Solutions (MFS) has become the first UK bridging lender to expand into Asia, launching a new office and subsidiary company – Market Bridge Solutions (MBS) – in Singapore. Having established itself as one of the UK’s leading bridging lenders over the past 10 years, the move comes in response to growing borrower appetite in Singapore and Southeast Asia for alternative funding sources.
March 2018 – Paresh Raja features in The Independent offering his expert analysis on proposed house planning reforms
Creative new measures are needed to address the UK’s housing crisis, but do planning law reforms go far enough?
February 2018 – Donald trumps Brexit as top investor concern
The majority of UK investors do not believe Brexit will impact their long-term investment returns and haven’t adjusted their portfolios over the past 18 months, according to data from MFS.
February 2018 – Are proposed planning reforms a taste of things to come?
It’s a complex and intensely-debated question – does the UK’s proposed reforms to house planning laws go far enough? To shed some light on this topical question, Agent Wow spoke to Paresh Raja, CEO of Market Financial Solutions (MFS).
February 2018 – Latest housing reforms a small step in the right direction
The Government announced this week that it was planning to make it easier to add two extra storeys to a property. Unveiled by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, the initiative is an attempt to address the UK’s residential property crisis.
January 2018 – 53% would rather invest in traditional asset classes
Over half of UK adults (53%) would rather invest in traditional asset classes such as property in 2018 instead of new classes, for example cryptocurrencies, according to the latest research.
November 2017 – UK Interest Rate Hike, Good or Bad?
Today reports indicate the FTSE closed on a record high yesterday, outperforming its already high record from Friday last week, following the Bank of England’s anticipated decision to raise interest rates from 0.25 to 0.5% last week.