Property Development Finance I Hilton Smythe

Property Development Finance

Whether you are looking into building or developing houses, flats, apartments, retail units, commercial or industrial sites then we can help you access the right finance.

What is Property Development Finance?

Property development finance is a range of loan solutions to enable property developers, investors and builders the funds to develop or refurbish houses, apartments, retail or commercial units.

Property Development Finance

Get your application started today

  • Over 35 years experience
  • Completely independant
  • Honest advice
  • Tailor-made solutions

Types of finance for property development

With a wide range of options to secure finance for property development it’s important to understand each one in more detail and to explore your options to get the right deal for you.

We can work with you to understand your circumstances and ambitions to seek a lender and the funds that meet your needs. There are lenders who are willing to provide funds to developers who are inexperienced, or have a more complex request.

Property Finance

Property Development Loan

Quite simply, it is a loan used to gain finance to support a property development. It can be used to purchase or refinance the property or site, with the finance secured against it. Whether it’s to buy land, a property, build, refurbish or refinance.

Bridging Loan

Commercial Bridging Loan for property development

A Commercial Bridging Loan is a quick and flexible way to get money and support your property investments. They are particularly useful when buying plots of land or buildings at auction as a short-term finance loan before arranging further finance options. Find out more>>

How does Property Development Finance work?

Whether you are an experienced developer with years of experience or are looking to complete your first scheme, we have access to a huge range of specialist lenders who understand and concentrate on the building development sector.

Our experience of working with these lenders has allowed us to build up trusted working relationships with them and allow us to help source the funding to suit your specific requirements.

Unlike traditional mortgage providers and traditional banking based solutions, lenders we work with base their lending criteria on both Loan to Cost (LTC) and Loan to Gross Development Value (GDV) which gives them more options to work with a customer. Find our more>>

Usually the funding is up to a maximum of 75% Loan to Gross Development Value (GDV) or 90% Loan to Cost (LTC) which can be increased to 100% with additional security. Repayments can be on a varied schedule but can be extended up to a 24 month term.

There is a stage drawdown against Quantity Surveyor or Architect certificate to ensure fairness and compliance.

Types of Commercial Mortgages

Owner Occupied Mortgage

Commercial mortgages for owner occupiers are for trading businesses intending to use the property to run their business.

Residential Buy to Let Mortgage

A buy to let mortgage is for the purchase of a residential property to rent out to private individuals.

Commercial Buy to Let Mortgage

A commercial buy to let is also known and referred to as a buy to let mortgage for a limited company, with the purchase of residential property ultimately.

A client would apply for a commercial mortgage if for instance it is a semi-commercial property (e.g shop with a flat above) or a full commercial property (eg

Other types of Commercial Finance
  • Commercial Mortgages

    Trading businesses can use Commercial Mortgages to purchase or refinance commercial property from where their business operates. We can help you find the right commercial property finance option to assist you.

  • Commercial Property Finance

    We can help you find the right commercial property finance option to assist you with either purchasing or refinancing a property to let. Whether it’s to house your own business or used as an asset that you can let out to generate additional income.

  • Commercial Loans

    It’s important to find the most appropriate commercial loan to protect your business, or to support your ambitious business plans. The right amount of money, at the right time, on the right terms, can make or break a business many times over.

  • Management Buyout Financing

    When it’s time to sell your business there are many options available, Management Buyout financing allows experienced people working in a company to buy out the existing management.

  • Invoice Finance

    Businesses can raise money through invoice financing or factoring, obtaining cash from unpaid invoices quickly. This method of financing is generally quicker and less stringent than traditional banking or other commercial finance solutions.

  • Invoice Factoring

    In business cash is king and if you’re looking to get the cash flowing, invoice factoring can be a way to release cash from the account receivable from your balance sheet.

  • Alternative Finance

    Alternative Finance refers to any form of business finance that comes from a non-traditional provider. It aims to offer funding away from mainstream financing, such as from high street banks and capital markets.

  • Asset Finance

    Asset Finance is a great financing option for businesses who require new assets, such as equipment, transport and machinery. It allows businesses to spread the cost of the asset over an agreed length of time.