Brickflow Thinks

Hello. Welcome to our blog, curated to help you make smarter decisions when it comes to development finance.

You’ll discover helpful how-tos, essential what-not-to-dos and expert advice, along with opinion and industry insights, from our team of property finance specialists.

The Development Finance Paradox: Why cheap development finance is a false economy

Unlike regular mortgages or personal loans, when it comes to property finance the cheapest is rarely the best. Many property developers fall into the trap of focussing all their efforts on finding the lowest interest rate and overall debt cost.

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Covid-19: 5 practical tips for Property Developers to survive and thrive (part 2)

As a continuation from our previous blog, we share three more practical ways to strengthen your prospects going forward. Our ideas on how property developers can emerge from the crisis on top.

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Covid-19: 5 practical tips for Property Developers to survive and thrive (part 1)

We’ve come up with five ways to use your time productively, enabling you to not only survive these turbulent times, but to get ahead of the game.

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Five development finance pitfalls to avoid

With smart decision-making at the core of property development, there are few more important ones to make than choosing the right development loan. But, there are some common mistakes that even the most experienced developers can make. Here are our top five pitfalls to avoid when it comes to securing development finance.

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Developer Experience vs The Site - what's more important?

At first glance, the answer to this question might appear very easy. The site is, of course, the most important. Isn’t it?

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How to become a (really good) property developer

So, what are the essential skills you need to become a property developer, and how can you convince a lender you’ve got the right experience to make a development scheme a success? Here’s what we think.

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