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Scenario Spotlight | April 2024

April 29, 2024

In the fast-paced world of real estate, timing can make all the difference. For one homeowner, navigating the usually lengthy process of securing a loan meant risking the loss of her dream home. Read more about how we helped this homeowner secure her next home to better suit her lifestyle - “I can clean this place in like half an hour!”

Scenario Spotlight | March 2024

March 22, 2024

Meet Sue and Ralf - retirees from North NSW who were able to move into their dream retirement home with our fast and accessible single security bridging loan. Read more about Sue and Ralf’s story.

Scenario Spotlight | Feb 2024

February 21, 2024

When negotiations for a same-day settlement fell through, this homeowner’s broker reached out to Bridgit in need of urgent bridging finance.

Bridgit announced as a finalist in Finder Innovation Awards 2023

October 20, 2023

Bridgit has been named a finalist in the Best Lending Innovation category of the Finder Innovation Awards 2023 – the same category it won last year.

Bridgit recognised with Best Lending Innovation of the Year award

November 6, 2023

Bridgit has won the title of Best Lending Innovation at the Finder Innovation Awards 2023. This comes hot on the heels of news that Bridgit was a finalist in Finder’s annual awards program, which recognises Australia's most forward-thinking businesses.

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. 

The Bridgit Roadshow: What is top of mind in the broker community right now

March 27, 2023

I recently had the pleasure of embarking on a road trip with the Bridgit team to meet with our partners and educate them about the Bridgit solution. Along the way, I gained insights into some of our partners' top trends and concerns. Here are the top talking points I came across on the Bridgit Roadshow. 

The Ins And Outs Of No-End Debt vs End Debt Bridging Loans 

March 20, 2023

Let’s dive into everything brokers and their customers need to know about no-end debt and end debt bridging loans and what their advantages are. 

Why Bridging Finance could be the key to unlocking your next property purchase in a tightening market

March 27, 2023

As the property market remains ever changing, it's important to have a solid financing strategy in place. That's where Bridgit comes in - offering a fast and alternate way to access the funds you need via a bridging loan, so you can take advantage of new opportunities and avoid some of the struggles that can come with buying and selling property. 

2022 In Review: Bridgit’s Wins, Milestones & Impact

December 14, 2022

Let’s take a look back at 2022 and share our biggest wins, pinch-us-moments as well as our impact and strides in sustainability. 

How Bridgit’s bridging loans are meeting the needs of brokers

August 22, 2022

At Bridgit, we’re proudly filling the gap in the market with a dependable bridging loan solution that meets the needs of Australian homeowners and the mortgage broking industry. Let’s run you through five key ways Bridgit is built with modern borrowers and brokers in mind. 

Bridgit named as 2022’s Most Innovative Lender 

October 24, 2022

Bridgit has won the Finder Award for Best Lending Innovation for 2022! We’re thrilled to be recognised as the Most Innovative Lender for our tech-first lending solution.

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.

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.

5 ways to stand out as a mortgage broker

October 4, 2022

Ready to learn how you can stand out from the crowd? Let’s run through five ways you can gain a competitive edge as a mortgage broker and why working with specialised, non-bank lenders is key to your success. 

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.

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. 

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.

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 - November 2021

November 25, 2021

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

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!

Customer Success Story: Meet Chris and Sharanne

September 28, 2022

With Bridgit's help, Chris and Sharanne quickly secured the keys to their dream Sydney home. Read on to find out how Bridgit enables Aussie homeowners to buy their next home on their own terms.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Year One In Review: Bridgit’s Wins, Milestones & Learnings From FY 21/22

July 15, 2022

Discover Bridgit’s highlights, wins and learnings from our first year in business and how we’re revolutionising access to bridging loans for Australian homeowners. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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?

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.

5 Common Myths About Bridging Loans Debunked

September 16, 2022

Whether you’re upsizing, rightsizing or downsizing, bridging loans are a great flexible, cost-effect way to move on your own terms. ‍Let’s dive into five of the most common myths about bridging loans and what you need to know. ‍

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!

Types of short term property loans: explained

August 22, 2022

To help you make an informed decision about which loan is right for you, let’s dive into everything you need to know about the types of short-term property loans available. 

The ‘hidden’ cost of selling before you buy

November 4, 2022

Many Aussie homeowners are forking out thousands of dollars on temporary living accommodation before moving into their new home – an avoidable expense for those who choose to sell their property first.

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.