New mortgage lending in UK reaches highest level since 2008

Philip Hammond was subjected to sharp criticism following the budget last month when analysis from the independent Office for Budget Responsibility showed steps to scrap stamp duty for most first-time buyers would push up house prices and only help 3,500 people buy a home. There was positive news for ministers seeking to curb the buy-to-let […]

Biz2Credit: Brexit Has Little Impact on Small Business Lending

Contrary to some expectations, the great upheaval caused by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union — colorfully known as Brexit — has caused little economic disturbance at all here in the U.S. That’s at least as far as small business lending is concerned. The Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index […]

Sky’s The Limit? Big Bank Lending for Small Businesses Just Keeps Climbing

Lending to small businesses from big banks ( those with $10 billion or more in assets) and institutional lennders continues to climb according to a recently released Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index report for October. The report indicates that loan approval rates at big banks improved to 23.5 percent, which […]

Small Business Lending from Big Banks and Institutional Lenders Surges, Biz2Credit Reports

Big banks and institutional lenders continue giving small businesses a reason to smile. According to the newly released Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index report for November 2016, loan approval rates at both big banks and institutional lenders continued to rise, improving to new highs. What’s more, small banks also showed […]

Freedom Mortgage Announces the Acquisition of BluFi Lending

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Freedom Mortgage Corporation, a privately held, full-service residential mortgage lender licensed in all 50 states, has purchased the assets of BluFi Lending, a direct mortgage lender with branches in California and Nevada.  Under terms of this transaction, BluFi Lending’s five branches will […]

Freedom Mortgage Announces the Acquisition of BluFi Lending

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Freedom Mortgage Corporation, a privately held, full-service residential mortgage lender licensed in all 50 states, has purchased the assets of BluFi Lending, a direct mortgage lender with branches in California and Nevada.  Under terms of this transaction, BluFi Lending’s five branches will […]

Small Business Lending at Big Banks Bounces Back, Says Biz2Credit

Things are beginning to look up for small businesses again. After seeing a sharp decline in loan approvals from big banks in July, approval rates have bounced back in August 2016. That’s according to the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, the monthly analysis of more than 1,000 small business […]