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Residential finance: Capital housing in the UK

London’s luxury flats are out of favour with lenders, as they focus on what is deemed ‘affordable’ residential in the UK capital.

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LOOK AHEAD 2018: Softer Brexit, softer landing

Against a backdrop of progress in EU exit negotiations, the UK market will present plenty of opportunities for real estate lenders, writes Mark Bladon of Investec Structured Property Finance.

LOOK AHEAD 2018: UK housing presents a clear opportunity for lenders

Market players should help tackle the UK’s housing shortage in 2018, writes Randeesh Sandhu, CEO of residential development finance specialist Urban Exposure.

LOOK AHEAD 2018: Political outcomes will lead to greater clarity for real estate

Investors will continue a flight to security in 2018 as political stability remains a chief concern but the fog of Brexit should reveal a path ahead, forecasts David Seymour, real estate partner, at the law firm Ropes & Gray.

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Video: DRC’s Lattanzio on Europe and the refinancing trend

Dale Lattanzio, managing partner for DRC Capital, talks with Real Estate Capital about the prospects and trends for 2018.

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The amount raised by DRC Capital for its third mezzanine and whole loan fund.

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Pedro Antonio Arias, Amundi’s director of real and alternative assets, discussing why the French fund manager wants to enter the property lending market.