bridging loan


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Bridge Loan

A loan for a short-term period, usually two weeks to three years, until long-term financing can be arranged or an obligation is removed. Interest rates are relatively high, often 12-15%. Bridge loans are used to satisfy working capital needs; for example, if a company is arranging for an IPO or a bond issue in the coming months, but needs capital before then, it may take out a bridge loan. In doing so, it will plan to pay back the bridge loan with the money raised in the longer-term financing.

bridging loan

a form of short-term LOAN that is used by a borrower as a continuing source of funds to ‘bridge’ the period until the borrower obtains a medium or long-term loan to replace it. Bridging loans are used in particular in the housing market to finance the purchase of a new house while arranging long-term MORTGAGE finance and awaiting the proceeds from the sale of any existing property.

bridging loan

a form of short-term LOAN used by a borrower as a continuing source of funds to ‘bridge’ the period until the borrower obtains a medium- or long-term loan to replace it. Bridging loans are used in particular in the housing market to finance the purchase of a new house while arranging long-term MORTGAGE finance and awaiting the proceeds from the sale of any existing property.
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A Bridging Loan is a short term secured loan where the funds and any interest charged are repaid in full at the end of the term.
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The past year has brought about yet another spike in bridging loans interest among British investors looking into buy-to-let opportunities.
The enhanced bridging loan offering will see the bank reduce its minimum valuation for light refurbishment to GBP75,000, a reduction from GBP100,000 and in line with Aldermore's residential and buy to let mortgages.
When customers are ready to leave their bridging loan, Aldermore's bridge to term offering allows them to switch to a buy-to-let or commercial product for long term funding.
Group managing director, Mortgages, Aldermore, Charles Haresnape said "As the demographics of who is seeking a bridging loan changes, and we increasingly move away from the idea of 'the average customer', a reduction in the minimum age reflects our commitment to continually improve our products and services and to provide more flexible and bespoke financing options for our borrowers.
If you are selling a property in order to repay a bridging loan then make sure you know what price you are likely to receive for the property taking into consideration the time frame you are allowing yourself.
UKPRwire, Mon Jul 02 2012] Over the past few years the number of people taking out bridging loans has increased dramatically with the amount of bridging lending doubling during the last 12 months alone.
The bridging loan has been extended until August 31, 2010.
The company was initially liable for repayment for bridging loan and accrued interest on August 9, 2010.
The bridging loan industry has often been associated with a poor image.
Undoubtedly, prices play an important role in the bridging loan market for differentiating one's products.