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Lucky DIP Raffle from UTB

LUCKY DIP RAFFLE WITH UTB - EXCLUSIVE ENHANCEMENT WITH CRYSTAL United Trust Bank and Crystal Specialist Finance have teamed up to offer you a fast, flexible and dependable short term loans service with a twist... EXCLUSIVELY via Crystal - For every regulated and non-regulated bridging loan DIP submitted this summer (not just those over £500k), you will earn an owl point and a raffle entry to win great prizes and experiences. The more DIPs you do the more raffle entries you get and the more prizes you can choose from if you win. Plus your clients will also get £500 cashback on completion of any bridge with UTB submitted through Crystal over £500k. Why not get involved by simply sending us your Bridging applications and...

FREE Webinar – Embracing Change with Together

MAKING THE MOST OF THE CHANGING MORTGAGE MARKET Thursday 29th August 2019 AM Session: 10.30am | PM Session: 2.30pm Crystal Specialist Finance & Together look closely at the changes to the mortgage market and where specialist has become 'the new normal'. Nick Jones, Head of Specialist Distribution at Together, talks through the changes to clients needs and what keeps many of them from placing on the high street. From their increasing age, varying employment types, adverse and debt levels, and the types of properties they are purchasing. Kris Corns also explores the kind of clients we're more likely to see now and how you need to factor in specialist finance to accommodate them. We work closely with a number of specialist lenders such as Together,...

Crystal go west to offer new limited distribution Buy-to-Let product range

CRYSTAL SPECIALIST FINANCE GO WEST TO OFFER LIMITED BUY TO LET PRODUCT RANGE West One's new limited distribution buy to let product range has been made available through leading packager, Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF). As well as standard buy to let applications, the exclusive offering also covers small licensed HMOs up to a maximum of six units, multi-unit freehold blocks, holiday lets including Airbnb and properties owned by ex-pats. Product highlights include rates from 3.39%, up to 80% LTV, loans from £50k to £2m, first-time landlords including HMOs, faster completions and reduced legal fees for qualifying remortgages up to £750k and no additional interest rate loading for limited company applications. There is also no credit scoring and underwriting is based on credit assessment Jo Breeden, Managing Director...

FREE Webinar – Complex BTL & Adverse Resi with Pepper Money

COMPLEX BTL & ADVERSE RESI WITH PEPPER MONEY ENDED Tuesday 13th August 2019 AM Session: 10.30am | PM Session: 2.30pm Phil Quinn, National Account Manager at Pepper Money talks through the specialist market and details their products for an ever-growing volume of specialist adverse residential borrowers. Kris Corns explores the complex side of Buy-to-Let including Limited Company applications and where a multi award winning distributor in Crystal Specialist Finance can help to make things Crystal Clear! We work closely with a number of specialist lenders such as Pepper, to provide educational resources for brokers to increase your business in specialist finance. Together we offer a wide range of solutions helping you to provide the flexibility that your clients require. Whatever the scenario, Crystal Specialist Finance...

FREE Event – Development Finance Workshop

DEVELOPMENT FINANCE WORKSHOP - DE VERE HOTEL, COLMORE GATE, BIRMINGHAM Wednesday 11th September 2019 12.30pm - 4.30pm Crystal Specialist Finance are hosting a development finance workshop for up to 25 experienced developers who want to increase their knowledge and scale up their operations. The event will be held in Birmingham at the De Vere Hotel on Wednesday 11th September 2019. The day will consist of 4-5 experts in their fields discussing their experience in the market, their services, key points etc. and how they can assist you. The room will then be split into smaller groups and you'll have 30 minutes with each expert to go into more depth. EXPERTS: Crystal Specialist Finance - Michael Fisher VAS Group - Stephen Todd SAP Ratings - Robin...

FREE Webinar – Commercial & Refurb Update with Shawbrook Bank

COMMERCIAL & REFURB UPDATE WEBINAR WITH SHAWBROOK BANK ENDED Tuesday 30th July 2019 AM Session: 10.30am | PM Session: 2.30pm Gavin Seaholme details the changes Shawbrook Bank have made to their Commercial and short term Refurb-to-let products. Shawbrook have listened to feedback and have implemented many improvements into their application process to make things easier and smoother. Kris Corns also explains how brokers can get help with their commercial and refurb cases from a multi award winning distributor in Crystal Specialist Finance. We work with a number of lenders such as Shawbrook Bank, who offer a wide range of solutions helping you provide the flexibility that your clients require. Whatever the scenario, Crystal Specialist Finance works with you to make the deal happen. This Webinar...

FREE Webinar – Bridging & Development with Mint Bridging

BRIDGING & DEVELOPMENT WEBINAR WITH MINT BRIDGING ENDED Tuesday 16th July 2019 AM Session: 10.30am | PM Session: 2.30pm As part of our Development & Bridging focus month in July, Sinead Moynihan of Mint Bridging and our own Kris Corns look at the products & solutions available to you through Crystal. Sinead also details Mint Bridging's criteria and product range and the lengths they will go to to ensure a successful project with your client. We work with a number of lenders such as Mint Bridging, who offer a wide range of solutions suitable for develpment projects helping you provide the flexibility that your clients require. Plus, with uncapped commission there is no limit to what you could potentially earn. Whatever the scenario, Crystal Specialist...

Crystal Win 3 Gongs at the SFI Awards 2019

CRYSTAL CAME AWAY WITH 3 AWARDS AT THE SPECIALIST FINANCE INTRODUCER AWARDS 2019 Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF) won 3 gongs at the SFI Awards 2019 clinching Best Specialist Finance Broker, Best Commercial Broker and Best Commercial Finance Distributor on the night. We were absolutely delighted to win both Commercial awards (Distributor of the Year and Broker of the Year) at the 2019 Specialist Finance Introducer Awards. We were also awarded Specialist Finance Broker of the Year, which along with our recent award of Best Specialist Distributor of the Year at the 2019 Bridging and Commercial Awards, underlines the breadth and competitiveness of the specialist finance options we are offering to all brokers. These awards are also a testament to the continued hard work of our...

Crystal Win Best Specialist distributor at B&C Awards 2019

CRYSTAL SPECIALIST FINANCE NAMED SPECIALIST DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR AT B&C AWARDS 2019 Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF) has been named Specialist Distributor of the Year, one of the most prestigious categories at the 2019 Bridging & Commercial Awards. The black tie event, which took place at the exclusive Hurlingham Club in Fulham, saw the judges describe CSF in glowing terms. Comments included: “Their service, processes and staff are exemplary at all times.” “They have intrinsic knowledge of the market, which enables them to offer a large breadth of solutions in all sectors of specialist finance, from commercial through to residential and everything in between.” “The team are always contactable for advice, even if no business comes off the back of it.” CSF was also highly...

Crystal Specialist Finance launches new specialist residential offering

Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF) has launched a new Specialist Residential offering to meet growing demand from brokers looking to place complex first charge residential cases. The move will initially focus on areas such as later life lending, ex-pats, foreign nationals, adverse credit, self-employed and contractors. Panel lenders have been sourced from existing partners including Foundation Home Loans, Masthaven, Pepper Money, Precise Mortgages, The Mortgage Lender and Together. To meet the wide spectrum of possible required outcomes new panel agreements have also been agreed with a number of building societies including Family Building Society, Market Harborough Building Society and Tipton & Coseley Building Society. Jo Breeden, Managing Director of CSF, said: “We have dealt with specialist residential requests in the past to support other applications, but...
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