First charge residential bridging loans

Get fast, short-term access to the capital you need to complete your project

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2. Terms from 1 to 24 months
3. LTVs up to 70%
4. No exit fees
5. Over 125 years of lending experience

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Residential bridging loans

TAB’s first charge residential loans are secured against UK residential properties. Our loans are designed to unlock the capital you need. Common uses of first charge loans include the purchase of investment properties, investment property chain breakers, capital raises, completion of refurbishment and refinancing. 

TAB lends directly to borrowers or through intermediaries. We offer residential loans of up to 70% of the valuation of your project, including the cost of borrowing. There are no exit fees, and we do not lend against your principal residence. There are other instances TAB might lend a first charge residential loan and our experience means we can be flexible with our valuations and consider projects that more traditional lenders would not. We pride ourselves on trust and transparency.

TAB loans are unregulated. Any property used as security is at risk of repossession if you do not keep up with your payments.

First charge residential loan product details:

Interest rate:
From 0.65% pm
Minimum loan:
£ 100,000
Maximum loan:
£ 10,000,000
LTV
Up to 70%
Term:
Maximum 24 months
Exit fee:
None

Other charges may apply

How it works

Borrower applies

Following an initial inquiry, borrowers apply for a short-term loan through our application process.

Decision made

Our team undertakes their due diligence and underwriting process on the borrower and the security property. Terms are then agreed.

Perfect match

The loan is then matched with investors on the TAB platform. Funds are typically available within just 14 days.

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Case studies

1495 - Southwark, London
The client required a first charge residential of £445,000 for 12 months. TAB offered the loan at 1.00% interest per month with refinancing on a buy-to-let mortgage as the exit strategy. The client needed access to finance in order to purchase the property under market value due to the specific... ..
1525 - Westminster, London
An existing client of TAB’s needed £3,250,000 first charge residential loan to raise capital for funds for further investments. The property was a four bedroom penthouse apartment forming part of a modern residential development. The client’s exit strategy was to refinance the property, the LTV was 53% and TAB agreed... ..
1212 - Wembley, London
The client needed a first charge residential loan of £333,000 to purchase a new build residential property with a new lease created for a period of 999 years. The client’s exit strategy is to refinance on to a buy-to-let mortgage. TAB lent the funds for 0.95% per month at an... ..

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Frequently asked questions

TAB lends directly to borrowers or through intermediaries. We offer residential loans of up to 70% of the valuation of your project, including the cost of borrowing. There are no exit fees, and we do not lend against your principal residence. 

If you would like to take our first charge residential bridging loan then typically TAB's minimum is £100,000 and the maximum is £10m.

Are residential first charge bridging loans short or long term? Residential first charge bridging loans are usually short term. Typically bridging finance loans are usually between 3-24 months. TAB lends on a first charge basis and our experience means we can be flexible with our valuations and consider projects that more traditional lenders would not.

Residential first charge bridging loans are loans secured against UK residential properties. In the case of a first charge, the lender (TAB) will take precedence and first rights on the property. Common uses of first charge loans include the purchase of investment properties, investment property chain breakers, capital raises, completion of refurbishment and refinancing.

For more information you can view our full list of frequently asked questions here.