November Peer To Peer & Development Performance Stats

November 2017 Summary Peer To Peer Secured Loans & Development Finance Stats

November 2017 summary and monthly statistics can be seen below for our peer to peer and development loans.

Development and Bridging Data 2015 2016 YTD 2017 Cumulative @ 30/11/17
Actual default rates 11.1% 20.8% 16.7% 17.6% *See note below
No of loans completed 9 31 76 116
Total value of loans completed £2,312,074 £16,095,000 £26,594,700 £45,001,774
Average loan period (months) 11 11 8 9
Average loan size £256,897 £519,194 £349,930 £387,946
No of loans due to be redeemed 9 24 18 51
No of loans redeemed on time 8 17 11 36 70.6%
No of loans redeemed late 0 5 0 5 9.8%
No of loans in default 1 2 7 10 19.6%

*Note- Actual default rates based on redeemed loans with an 8 week tolerance threshold.

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Performance Statistics: November 2017

Performance Statistics: November 2017

Please see below for our repayment stats for November 2017.  These list total dividends, interest and any capital repayments made in that month covering our B2L investments, development and P2P loans, as well as the year’s returns to date. You can also see our total cumulative returns from 2013, which you may also find helpful to know.

November 2017

  • Projects and loans paid out against = 40
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £187,702.60
  • Total value of capital repaid = £1,285,721.97
  • Total number of investors paid = 773

Total for 2017 So Far

  • Projects and loans paid out against = 283
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £1,366,486.51
  • Total value of capital repaid = £8,574,029.36
  • Total number of investors paid = 7,821

Cumulative (from January 2013)

  • Project paid out against = 717
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £2,502,111.51
  • Total value of capital repaid = £13,579,749.36
  • Total number of investors paid = 16,319

 


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The Ticking Retirement Timebomb & How To Protect Yourself

The Ticking Retirement Timebomb & How To Protect Yourself

On Monday 4th December Frazer presented a webinar entitled The Ticking Retirement Timebomb and How To Protect Yourself.

You can view a recording of his presentation here.

As promised on the night, we have collated all questions asked on the night and provided responses below.

If you have further questions please get in touch with our friendly member support team (Damian and Nigel) in the following ways:

Email: [email protected], or [email protected]

Call: 0161 667 4264

We are here to help 9-6 Monday-Friday. 

Questions and Answers…

“Do you have any statistics about how often your properties lose in value and the investors lose their money?”

There has been no loss of in any of our peer to peer loans or development deals. The only time our investors have ever lost money was in respect of one speculative off plan deal for a development in Sutton, Surrey. That particular deal was marketed as being high risk. It is something we offered as a one off and will not be offering again.

“When is The House Crowd going to get full FCA accreditation?”

Hopefully any time now. Our case manager has approved our application and we are just waiting for it to be signed off by the FCA. 

I am coming up 50 years old. Due to a combination of circumstances I have no retirement plan in place. I have fortunately paid off all my debts, but have a substantial mortgage. It feels that retirement planning or mortgage servicing are mutually exclusive?”

Unfortunately, we cannot offer financial advice so can’t offer an opinion on whether it’s best for you to pay your mortgage down quickly or look towards alternative investments.

What we can say is that, peer to peer lending generally offers higher interest, but does come with an element of risk. We do everything we can to mitigate these risks but the decision to invest is very much down to you, your personal circumstances and your appetite for risk (however small that risk actually is). 

“Can you explain what happens to my money if the person lending it doesn’t repay the loan on time?”

Re – Peer to peer lending – I have recently written explaining how our lending process works and what happens if a borrower doesn’t repay on time. You can read more here.

Re – Property development crowdfunding – Repayment is dependent on us selling the houses. If it takes longer to sell than estimated then you will be paid back later, but you will continue to earn interest until you are repaid.

“I was planning on investing a few months ago but found the sign-up process quite difficult. Can you help me with these steps?”

If you’re having any problems registering your account you can contact our Member Support team – Damian and Nigel. They can help you through the process and answer your questions. Our office hours are 9-6 Monday-Friday.

Also, you’ll be pleased to know we will be launching a brand-new website in early 2018. Over the past 12 months we have recruited an in-house tech team who have been working to make everything easier for our members. We’re pretty excited about this development and will send more details in the New Year.

“I like the idea of peer to peer lending but I don’t have the time to keep on top of everything you have to offer. Is there some way I can set up my account to invest in certain products automatically?”

We have exciting plans to develop new, easier ‘auto invest’ products in 2018. This means you can invest your funds into one product and we will spread them into a more diverse portfolio. You just earn a fixed rate and don’t have to do anything more.

In the meantime, you may be interested to know we offer free text alerts to notify people when we launch a new investment opportunity. You can join this free service by texting THC to 82228 (service applies to UK mobiles only).

“I filled in a form for the free info pack a while back but when I go to login at The House Crowd it doesn’t work. Please can you help?”

Due to the way our systems are set up at the moment if you downloaded a free information pack on our website you won’t automatically be registered as a House Crowd member.

Just click on this link to register your free account. Remember to complete your profile as well – this only takes a couple of minutes. Once done you’ll be able to view all our current investments in more detail and receive free email alerts when new investments are launched.

Do you charge any fees if I invest with you?”

No, the interest percentage on each product quoted is the amount paid to you, there are no deductions.

“I really enjoyed the webinar. Are you planning on doing more in the future?”

Thanks for your positive feedback! We are planning a new webinar explaining how our property development crowdfunded loans work in the New Year. We will send you an invite a week or two in advance of that one.

 

 

 

 

Frazer’s blog – Interest rate rises, latest House Crowd news and more…

Interest rates went up, as we all know, by 0.25% and, whilst banks were quickly to change their mortgage rates, only some have passed on the increased rate to savings accounts – and only marginally at that. My view is we won’t see another rise for quite a while and despite its perceived security, the only thing certain about leaving your money in a bank account is it will be worth less next year than it is right now.

At The House Crowd, we had another excellent fundraising month and exceeded Lewis’s forecasts again.

We returned over £1.4 million to investors in capital and interest. If you missed my last email about processes and defaults on peer to peer loans you can access it here.

The first people moved into their homes in our Gratrix Park development and one of them has put theirs on the market for £90k more than they bought it for. We know we sold them for a good price but we think that’s a little optimistic. Still good luck to them.

We held an Open Day at the office last week. It was great to meet some local and some not so local investors.  Big thanks to John from Nottingham, Alex from Wrexham and Jessica who came all the way from Margate (wow!) for braving the NW motorway system and making such an effort.

As well as meeting our team, attendees were given a sneak preview of the new website our in-house tech team have been working hard on developing. I am glad to say it got rave reviews from everybody and we are very excited to about its launch which should be mid-December.

David Roberts, our London based Investment Director, gave a well-received talk at The Investor Show in Olympia called The Billionaire’s Property Secret. If you would like to watch a webinar version of it, you can access it here

Talking of webinars, I am presenting a masterclass called ‘The Ticking Retirement TimeBomb And How You Can Protect Yourself’ on Monday 4th December at 7pm. Places are free but limited. Register here

That’s all folks.

Frazer

October Peer To Peer & Development Performance Stats

October 2017 Summary Peer To Peer Secured Loans & Development Finance Stats

October 2017 summary and monthly statistics can be seen below for our peer to peer and development loans.

Development and Bridging Data 2015 2016 YTD 2017 Cumulative @ 31/10/17
Actual default rates 11.1% 25.0% 21.4% 21.3% *See note below
No of loans completed 9 31 62 102
Total value of loans completed £2,312,074 £16,095,000 £21,759,700 £40,166,774
Average loan period (months) 11 11 8 9
Average loan size £256,897 £519,194 £350,963 £393,792
No of loans due to be redeemed 9 24 14 47
No of loans redeemed on time 8 18 11 37 78.7%
No of loans redeemed late 0 4 0 4 8.5%
No of loans in default 1 2 3 6 12.8%

*Note- Actual default rates based on redeemed loans with an 8 week tolerance threshold.

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Performance Statistics: October 2017

Performance Statistics: October 2017

Please see below for our repayment stats for October 2017.  These list total dividends, interest and any capital repayments made in that month covering our B2L investments, development and P2P loans, as well as the year’s returns to date. You can also see our total cumulative returns from 2013, which you may also find helpful to know.

October 2017

  • Projects and loans paid out against = 30
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £153,220.52
  • Total value of capital repaid = £1,296,000.00
  • Total number of investors paid = 935

Total for 2017 So Far

  • Projects and loans paid out against = 243
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £1,178,783.91
  • Total value of capital repaid = £7,288,307.39
  • Total number of investors paid = 7,048

Cumulative (from January 2013)

  • Project paid out against = 677
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £2,314,408.91
  • Total value of capital repaid = £12,294,027.39
  • Total number of investors paid = 15,546

 


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September Peer To Peer & Development Performance Stats

September 2017 Summary Peer To Peer Secured Loans & Development Finance Stats

September 2017 summary and monthly statistics can be seen below for our peer to peer and development loans.

Bridging Loans 30/09/2017
  Net
Total Amount Lent £24,201,670
Total Returns Paid £778,423
No of Loans 80
No of Loans Repaid 27
Average Loan Period 9
Investor Capital Lost 0%
Average Loan Size £299,384
Average Loan to Value 67%
Average Interest Rate Paid 9.03%
Development Loans 30/09/2017
  Net
Total Amount Lent £14,895,571
Total Returns Paid £164,259
No of Loans 21
No of Loans Repaid 8
Average Loan Period 10
Investor Capital Lost 0%
Average Loan Size £709,313
Average Loan to Value N/A
Average Interest Rate Paid 9.80%

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Performance Statistics: September 2017

Performance Statistics: September 2017

Please see below for our repayment stats for September 2017.  These list total dividends, interest and any capital repayments made in that month covering our B2L investments, development and P2P loans, as well as the year’s returns to date. You can also see our total cumulative returns from 2013, which you may also find helpful to know.

September 2017

  • Projects and loans paid out against = 15
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £77,384.42
  • Total value of capital repaid = £400,000.00
  • Total number of investors paid = 407

Total for 2017 So Far

  • Projects and loans paid out against = 216
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £1,025,563.39
  • Total value of capital repaid = £5,592,307.39
  • Total number of investors paid = 6,113

Cumulative (from January 2013)

  • Project paid out against = 650
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £2,161,188.39
  • Total value of capital repaid = £10,998,027.39
  • Total number of investors paid = 14,611
  • Actual Default Rates 20.0%*

*Development and bridging data. Based on redeemed loans with a 8 week tolerance threshold.


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Performance Statistics: August 2017

Performance Statistics: August 2017

Please see below for our repayment stats for August 2017.  These list total dividends, interest and any capital repayments made in that month covering our B2L investments, development and P2P loans, as well as the year’s returns to date. You can also see our total cumulative returns from 2013, which you may also find helpful to know.

August 2017

  • Projects and loans paid out against = 36
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £115,288.91
  • Total value of capital repaid = £475,000.00
  • Total number of investors paid = 1,074

Total for 2017 So Far

  • Projects and loans paid out against = 201
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £948,178.97
  • Total value of capital repaid = £5,592,307.39
  • Total number of investors paid = 5,706

Cumulative (from January 2013)

  • Project paid out against = 635
  • Total value of dividends and interest paid = £2,083,803.97
  • Total value of capital repaid = £10,598,027.39
  • Total number of investors paid = 14,204

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August Peer To Peer & Development Performance Stats

August 2017 Summary Peer To Peer Secured Loans & Development Finance Stats

August 2017 summary and monthly statistics can be seen below for our peer to peer and development loans.

Bridging Loans 31/08/2017
  Net
Total Amount Lent £22,499,670
Total Returns Paid £704,144
No of Loans 74
No of Loans Repaid 25
Average Loan Period 9
Investor Capital Lost 0%
Average Loan Size £319,046
Average Loan to Value 67%
Average Interest Rate Paid 9.03%

 

Development Loans 31/08/2017
  Net
Total Amount Lent £11,960,571
Total Returns Paid £164,259
No of Loans 18
No of Loans Repaid 8
Average Loan Period 10
Investor Capital Lost 0%
Average Loan Size £664,476
Average Loan to Value N/A
Average Interest Rate Paid 9.80%

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