Key insight on the commercial mortgage market.
Old World A lot of dentists will remember the time when banks heavily courted them (metaphorically speaking!). They fought ’tooth and nail’ to provide the most money and the cheapest deals. 100% finance? ‘No problem – do you need any more?’ A rival offering 1% +Base Rate – ‘Don’t worry; we’ll do it for 0.9%.Read More
Last year was a turbulent year for the British and world economies with Britain’s vote to exit the Single Market and Donald Trump’s victory in the US creating economic shockwaves and uncertainty throughout global markets; but where uncertainty exists, opportunity lies.Read More
Christie Finance is delighted to have been awarded Commercial Mortgage Introducer of the Year at the 2017 Business Moneyfacts Awards. This is the 2nd year in a row that the company has won this award and the 3rd year in a row that it has been a finalist.Read More
Often when people talk about running their own business it is so they can ‘take control’, leave the ‘rat race’, work their own hours and ultimately reap the rewards of doing so. Often these flights of fancy leave imaginations drifting to the quaint B&B with fantastic views; the town centre boutique hotel with every room in a different style or the bar/restaurant led hotel, which offers top-quality dining and a comfortable place to rest a weary head after a day working or sightseeing.Read More
A child’s experiences in their first few years go on to shape so much of their later life. The opportunities afforded to them for physical, social, emotional and intellectual development are so incredibly key, yet so often their importance is not sufficiently acknowledged by people outside of the early year’s sector.Read More
The licensed sector has taken a battering from all angles in recent times. We have all read the statistics surrounding the number of pub closures per week, the impact of duty hikes on profit margins and the shift to drinking at home thanks to rock-bottom supermarket prices. It’s no secret that the younger generation are showing a preference towards one or two top quality drinks than the 4 or 5 their parents might have had at a similar age. All of these things are having an impact on the perception of how well a pub – be it a gastro-pub or your local - can trade in today’s climate.Read More
When you plan to buy a business, either for the first time or to expand your portfolio, the chances are that you will need to arrange a commercial mortgage to support your purchase.Read More