Property finance solicitors

Gaining access to finance, whether it is for commercial property investment, acquisition, expansion, development or property portfolio diversification is often crucial. There are a number of finance options available – and, through our network of trusted property advisors, we can help our clients gain the advice needed to secure the most appropriate finance option. These options may include:

  • Loan facilities secured on a property
  • Mezzanine finance (hybrid or debt and equity finance)
  • Inter – group charges
  • Perfection of security (the additional steps to enforce the security against third parties such as a liquidator).
  • Advice on loan applications
  • Joint ventures
  • Refinancing

At Stephensons, our team of expert commercial law solicitors has experience of all aspects of commercial property funding and have acted for both borrowers and lenders.

Our team have represented high street banks and lenders, providing funding for residential and commercial development - whether this is for a singular property, a portfolio of distinct and separate properties or full estate development. We have assisted numerous developers including residential, commercial and housing association borrowers, and our solicitors have expert knowledge in all stages of the property development process.

Additionally, we have the commercial sector specific expertise to assist housing associations, registered social landlords, health, pharmaceutical groups, quasi government bodies and educational bodies in their fund raising for development projects. We understand the regulatory compliance required and always ensure our client’s need is met in this regard.

Our solicitors are all able to offer conveying opportunities to our clients from our wide network of professional contacts. For advice on any aspect of commercial property finance, call our expert legal team on 0203 816 9303 or complete our online enquiry form.

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Commercial development funding

At Stephensons, the project facilities our team put in place typically range from as little as £80,000 to many millions, and we understand the importance of working to a time scales to put this funding in place. We aim to provide a flexible approach that is transparent in terms of our pricing, and where possible we seek to give clients control over their costs by providing a fixed fee.

Our recent work in this field includes: 

  • We are currently advising on the refinance of a 14 property mixed use residential and commercial property portfolio worth in excess of £2 million, with the view to raising funds for further development projects.

  • We have assisted in the smooth and efficient completion of a re-mortgage of 37 commercial property portfolio with a facility of £5.2 million thus providing our clients with a better finance package. 

  • We have also assisted in the completion of a re-mortgage of 71 commercial property portfolio with a facility of £6.9 million. In this instance we were able to effect a quick completion with it taking place within 12 weeks from our initial instruction.

  • We have also acted for lenders, including a bridging lender, taking between and 10 and 20 security instructions per month, with loans ranging form £80,000 to £500,000. For this lender we have set up a 24 hour online progress access system, where they can log on to our system and check the progress of all their transactions when they wish.

Our team of commercial property law solicitors are here for you at all touch points of the development process. For legal advice and support with any commercial properly issues, contact our team now on 0203 816 9303.

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