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Peer-to-Peer Lending Report
Please use the link above to download [568KB PDF] the Alternative Funding Network's new report on Property in the P2P Lending Space: The Options for SMEs Seeking Finance.
Since 2010, P2P lending has become an option for SMEs who seek external finance. With SME needs continuously changing, P2P lending platforms in the UK have evolved to suit. One of the latest examples comes from the use of property. Businesses can utilise Property-focused P2P loans to secure finance against an existing property or to purchase and/or enhanceproperty. Although there are other P2P property focused facilities (eg. Buy-to-Let finance), we focus here on how SME borrowers can use P2P platforms to leverage their property, be it for property purchase or capital release. For the purpose of this report, we will deal exclusively with those who seek property finance for commercially relevant property and not for primary residence..