Alternative Finance

Published: 12 June 2018

"Over the past ten years, a fifth of home buyers have used alternative finance to purchase their property, according to research commissioned by Market Financial Solutions. The lender surveyed 2,000 residential homebuyers, who had bought a property in the last ten years, with a quarter of them owning two or more residential properties in the UK. While 46% of homebuyers felt that they did not have the knowledge or confidence to consider alternative finance beyond a mortgage, 19% were found to have used alternatives such as unregulated loans, crowdfunding and mezzanine finance." Read more