bridging loan

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bridging loan

n
(Banking & Finance) a loan made to cover the period between two transactions, such as the buying of another house before the sale of the first is completed
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bridging loan

[ˈbrɪdʒɪŋˌləʊn] N (Brit) (Fin) → crédito m puente
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bridging loan

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bridging loan

[ˈbrɪdʒɪŋˈləʊn] n (Brit) → prefinanziamento
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References in periodicals archive ?
The past year has brought about yet another spike in bridging loans interest among British investors looking into buy-to-let opportunities.
By using alternative financial solutions like bridging loans, thousands of investors are finding themselves able to capitalise on opportunities that would otherwise have been entirely out of their reach.
Fixed rates on residential investment bridging loans begin at 0.64% with a maximum loan size of GBP3m and facilities at up to 75% loan to value, commercial bridging loans are available from 1.09% with lending up to GBP5m and a maximum loan to value of 65%.
In addition the Bank's bridge to term offering allows customers to switch to a residential or commercial product for long term funding when they are ready to exit their bridging loan. Aldermore's bridging proposition is headed up by Rob Barnard, head of Intermediary Distribution.
[ClickPress, Mon Jul 02 2012] Over the past few years the number of people taking out bridging loans has increased dramatically with the amount of bridging lending doubling during the last 12 months alone.