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Cathy Hudson

Cathy Hudson

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Cathy is a freelance journalist specialising in money, property, smart homes and technology. She is also a Homes Under the Hammer superfan.

Latest articles by Cathy Hudson

40 articles written by this author

Agricultural mortgage

What you need to know about getting a mortgage if you’re buying or refinancing a farm or farmland, including the factors lenders consider when you apply for one.

Cathy Hudson 24 May 2021
Agricultural mortgage

Mortgage for a pub

Everything you need to know about taking out a mortgage to buy or refinance a pub. Find out where to get one, how to get the best deal and the factors lenders consider.

Cathy Hudson 24 May 2021
Mortgage for a pub

Mortgage for a hotel

In-depth guide to taking out a commercial mortgage to buy or refinance a hotel. Find out how to get the best rates, factors lenders consider and what you need to apply.

Cathy Hudson 24 May 2021
Mortgage for a hotel

Bridging loan vs commercial mortgage

Find out if a bridging loan or commercial mortgage would suit you if you’re buying or refinancing commercial property and when a bridging loan can be a better option.

Cathy Hudson 24 May 2021
Bridging loan vs commercial mortgage

How much deposit do I need for a commercial mortgage?

Find out how much deposit you need if you’re taking out a commercial mortgage, including the factors lenders take into account, and how to get the best deal for you.

Cathy Hudson 24 May 2021
How much deposit do I need for a commercial mortgage?

Chain break finance

Learn everything you need to know about chain break finance – a type of bridging loan that stops you losing your dream home if the sale of your existing one falls through.

Cathy Hudson 9 April 2021
Chain break finance

Commercial bridging loan

Everything you need to know about commercial bridging loans. We look at when they’re useful, how they work and what to be aware of before taking one out.

Cathy Hudson 9 April 2021
Commercial bridging loan

Hard money loans: Short-term finance in the UK

Learn everything you need to know about hard money loans – also known as bridging loans. Find out how they work, what they can be used for and their benefits and downsides.

Cathy Hudson 8 April 2021
Hard money loans: Short-term finance in the UK

100% bridging loans: How to get one

Read our in-depth guide to 100% bridging loans, including how bridging loans work, how to borrow 100% of the property’s value, how to get the best deal and the pros and cons.

Cathy Hudson 8 April 2021
100% bridging loans: How to get one

Compare bridging loan rates for property development

Everything you need to know about the benefits of using a bridging loan to fund a property development project if you don’t have the cash already available.

Cathy Hudson 11 March 2021
Compare bridging loan rates for property development
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