Bridge to Let

What is it?

It’s two products with the same lender. The first part is a short term/bridging loan to enable you to purchase the property and refurbish it. Once complete the second part allows you to take out a long-term mortgage against the increased value and rent.


• Purchase Price £200,000 – initial loan £150,000
• Cost of works £30,000
• After works value £300,000 – BTL mortgage of £225,000 at 75% LTV
• Term to complete works 2 months
• After works rental £15,000 pa


Purchase property with a loan of 70% -75% of current value
Complete the work with your own funds
Apply for the BTL mortgage 2 weeks before work is completed
BTL mortgage agreed subject to updated valuation
Valuation carried out and confirms £300,000 value
New mortgage agreed at 75% – 80% of increased value

Contact us now to see how we can help you.

All products are aimed at UK business BTL landlords and subject to underwriting. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or any debt secured upon it.


Searchlight Finance Ltd is a broker not a lender.

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We are a credit broker not a lender.

Searchlight Finance Ltd is registered at 98, King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6HQ. Company Register number is 07929050.

Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our FCA registration number is 743220. You can check via www.register.fca.org.

We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office, Z3109319 and you can check via www.ico.org.uk.

We conduct both regulated and unregulated business and therefore not all products provided through us are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

We source finance from the whole of market and may receive commissions that will vary depending on the lender, product, or other permissible factors. The nature of any commission model will be confirmed to you before you proceed.

Member of National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB).