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Acorn.finance – 20 years of funding experience.

Solving your funding problems;

Taking time to listen

We take the time to get to know you and your business, to learn about your goals and where you’ve come from. That way we get the right fit for your funding needs both now and in the future.

Pinpointing the perfect funder

Only when we understand the full picture do we start to work with our panel of 250 lenders. That knowledge means we go direct to the perfect funding institution in most cases.

Saving you time and stress

Because we generally talk to a small number of carefully selected funding sources, you get your funds faster, at better rates and with far less stress.

A plan without action is just a dream

(Joel Barker)

Achieve your funding goals

Buying a business

Acorn.finance – experts in funding business purchases with the best commercial mortgage rates.

Buying property

Acorn.finance can fund your purchase of commercial or residential investment property

Business finance

For a new start or a growing business we have the perfect funding package for your needs.

Commercial mortgages

Commercial mortgage, in common with any other mortgage, is just a loan secured against property.
The only difference is that traditionally a mortgage refers to a residential mortgage secured against your home whereas a commercial mortgage is secured against any other property, residential investment (Buy to let) or commercial property – which might be a commercial investment or an owner occupied business.

A trading business mortgage is a particular form of commercial mortgage where the occupier of the property is the business of the applicant.  This might be a business tied to its premises like a pub, hotel, care home or shop or it could be any other business type occupying an office, workshop, warehouse or factory.  Most businesses require somewhere to trade from and given the performance of property as an investment over the years, for many businesses it makes sense to pay a commercial mortgage rather than rent.

Acorn.finance have more than 20 years experience arranging business finance and have been awarded “best UK commercial mortgage broker” the last 5 years running. Trust our experts to find you the best commercial mortgage rate for your business.

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Bridging loans

A bridging loan is a short term funding option used to “bridge a gap” between a purchase and sale or re-mortgage onto a longer term product.

There are many uses for a bridging loan, many providers and a huge variety different bridging finance options;

  • Developers building residential or commercial property from scratch using a staged drawdown development loan.
  • Conversion or refurbishment of property to increase its value or bring a derelict property back into usage.
  • Auction purchase, where a tight timescale from offer to completion is required (often only 28 days).
  • Business cash flow, using the equity in property to help fund your business for the short term.

With bridging loan interest rates starting at only 0.44% per month there’s never been a better time to use your property.

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Investment mortgages

A buy to let mortgage is essentially another form of commercial mortgage, in that it is secured against an investment property (a business asset) which is let out to a third party.  With the volatility of traditional investments in shares and other financial products, as well as the mistrust of main banks since the banking crisis of the last decade, investment in “bricks and mortar” has grown enormously.

Changes in taxation and regulation have brought buy to let mortgages and investments into close focus in the last few years but it remains an attractive option for investors.

As interest grows in corporate investment and trusts, both onshore and offshore, getting the right advice has never been more important.

Acorn.finance are experts in specialist buy to let mortgages, commercial investments and semi-commercial or mixed use investments.

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Small business finance

A business loan can cover any other type of funding not secured by property – from a start up loan for a new venture to re-equipping your business with new machinery or vehicles.

Most businesses, small or large will need funding at some point to help their growth aspirations. Traditionally business owners would approach their own bank manager, but with more than 250 other lenders out there how do you know you’ll get the best deal – or even the best product?

Acorn.finance work with you to understand your needs before recommending a lender and a product – that way we’re working to match the lending to your short term needs and long term plans.

We have a variety of different products to fit your business funding needs, whatever they are.

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Award winning finance broker

Commercial Broker of the Year – 2017. (Corporate LiveWire)

UK Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year – 2016, 2015 & 2014. (M&I International)

Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year – 2013 (Business Moneyfacts)

Shortlisted – Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year – 2014 & 2015 (Business Moneyfacts)

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Authorised & Regulated

Acorn Commercial Finance (acorn.finance) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

We are also full members of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers.

Although many of the business loans and buy to let mortgages acorn.finance arrange are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority  we take our responsibilities as a professional broker very seriously and apply the highest standards of customer service and advice to every case, regulated or not.

Strict code of practice

As members of the NACFB since 1997, our ethos has always been to adhere to their Code of Practice in every aspect of our business.

The NACFB has operated an industry recognised Code of Practice since 1992 which endorses best practice in the industry. All NACFB brokers agree to abide by the Code of Practice ensuring that you have the guarantee that acorn.finance will always operate professionally and in your best interest.

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