"Private investors and family offices will often find themselves sitting on cash and really struggling to find things to do with it."

Since 2008, Boodle Hatfield has seen significant changes in the property lending market, including, among others, a rise in the number of family offices seeing the lending gap left by the banks as an investment opportunity. The Firm increasingly advises high net worth individuals and family offices looking for creative ways to earn money with their cash reserves by, among other things, financing London property deals.

Here, Boodle Hatfield's Property Partner, James Dakin outlines the three main ways for clients to enter the London property lending market. He explains the pros and cons of institutional funds, individual "do it yourself" investments and the new debt platforms.

Boodle Hatfield's considerable experience in the London property market ensures that the team is always on top of opportunities as they emerge. The firm provides expert guidance to clients on issues to consider when investing their money in property and helps them to manage the risks.

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