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Upsizing 101: A complete homeowners guide

June 22, 2022

While upsizing comes with a tonne of benefits, it’s important to understand how the process works and what it takes to secure an upsizer home loan. Not sure where to start? Keep reading to discover everything you need to know about upsizing as a homeowner.

Why non-bank lenders are rising in popularity in 2022

June 29, 2022

With faster approval times, specialised loan products and more customised solutions, non-bank lenders are rising in popularity for borrowers across Australia. Let’s explore how non-bank lending is disrupting property finance and the opportunities it offers homeowners and buyers. 

Moment of the month - May 2022

May 31, 2022

This month, we were stoked to help Queensland homeowner Adam, when his traditional lender fell through with financing just days before settlement.

The three types of home loan approval: explained

June 10, 2022

Let’s run you through the three key types of home loan approval you need to know about and the fastest way to secure loan approval as a homeowner. 

Customer success story: Meet downsizers, Mark and Kay

June 2, 2022

With a helping hand from Bridgit, Mark and Kay were able to secure the keys to their dream Sydney apartment in a short space of time. Keep reading to learn more about this customer success story and how Bridgit allows Aussie homeowners to purchase their next property on their own terms. 

5 top tips for preparing to downsize

May 19, 2022

Before you start your property search, there’s a stack of practical steps you can take to make the downsizing transition as smooth and stress-free as possible. Read this weeks blog to discover five practical downsizing tips that will help you make your move with ease. 

5 ways to add value through property renovations

May 26, 2022

Let’s walk you through five of the best ways to add value through renovations to help you get the best bang for your buck.

Moment of the month - March 2022

March 29, 2022

Within 24hrs of applying with us Justin was conditionally approved for a Bridgit loan, allowing him to secure his family’s new home that same evening!

Moment of the month - April 2022

April 27, 2022

Mark found a home he loved that was going to Auction in a couple of days time, he hadn't sold his home or organised a finance solution yet but didn't want to miss out on the opportunity for the perfect property.

A homeowners guide to borrowing against equity to buy a second property

May 12, 2022

To help you weigh up your options for your next property purchase, let’s run you through how equity works and how you can access the value in your current home to help you secure the keys to your next property. 

What to expect from securing a digital home loan

May 3, 2022

Ready to find out what it's like to work with a digital lender to secure a loan? Let’s run you through how non-bank lenders work and what to expect every step of the way.

How technology is revolutionising the way Aussies buy property

April 6, 2022

Technology has changed our lives drastically over the last 2 decades and will continue to offer more and more opportunities to help us progress in our lives.

Five reasons why a bridging loan is great for downsizing

March 22, 2022

If you are planning to downsize, it may be relatively easy to sell your home in today’s competitive residential property market but buying a new property could prove a lot harder. 

Guide to bridging loans

March 15, 2022

Found your dream home but haven’t sold your existing property? Is your bank taking too long to give you mortgage approval? Are you looking to renovate and then sell? A bridging loan could be for you.

Who is Bridgit?

February 23, 2022

Bridgit, your new bridging loan specialist. Who are we? Bridgit launched last year as a new non-bank lender specialising in bridging loans after we noticed a need in the market not being met by traditional lenders. Our aim? To revolutionise bridging loans through state-of-the-art technology allowing Australians to purchase their next home quickly and with little fuss.

Moment of the month - February 2022

February 28, 2022

This month we spotlight a Sydney property owner, Dora. Dora applied for a Bridgit loan needing access to fast bridging finance having already purchased a property due for settlement in under a month.

We’re proud to announce our $50 million investment funding

August 3, 2021

We are proud to share our recent success of securing an additional $50 million in funding from Silicon Valley-based fund Partners for Growth (PFG). Our goal is to revolutionise the way homeowners buy and sell property, and PFG recognises the opportunity that exists in bringing a customer-centric, and technology-led mindset to redefine what it means to secure property financing.

We hit $100M in loan applications!

September 23, 2021

Just two months into our journey of becoming Australia’s first choice for non-bank lending, we are thrilled to announce we have hit $100M in loan applications from right across the country. TechLend has experienced unprecedented demand for our same day pre-approved bridging loans, with lockdowns seemingly having no effect on the market as virtual inspections and auctions become widely accepted.

Get pre-approved for a bridging loan in under an hour

October 22, 2021

This week TechLend was featured on the Today Show by finance editor and money expert, Effie Zahos. Courtesy of our proprietary technology, we are excited to announce that we now offer pre-approvals for bridging loans within the hour.

Moment of the month - November 2021

November 25, 2021

The month of November was an exciting one here at Bridgit as we financed our first upsizer!

Moment of the month - December 2021

December 25, 2021

NSW Macmasters Beach homeowner, Frances found the perfect property for her daughter to relocate to in tropical QLD.

Moment of the month - January 2022

January 25, 2022

After waiting months for loan approval with her current lender, the Aussie homeowner was about to lose her dream property along with the already paid deposit.

Why FinTech's are zeoring in on everything traditional lenders aren't

October 4, 2021

According to a recent EY fintech report, the global implementation of fintech has grown by over 48% in just three years and of the 27,000 surveyed, 96% demonstrated awareness of fintech.

To sell then buy or to buy then sell...that is the question

November 1, 2021

Six years ago, the concept of buy now, pay later revolutionised the way we consume material items. If we can buy first with every other material object, why not the roof we live under?

3 reasons why a bridging loan can help you buy your dream home

December 6, 2021

Here are the top 3 reasons why a bridging loan with us might be a good option for you!