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Expert Insight

We help individuals and businesses across the UK to achieve their ambitions. We have extensive expertise in a range of specialist lending markets, from buy-to-let mortgages for landlords to development finance for housebuilders and asset finance for businesses. Hear direct from our experts about what makes us different.


Richard Rowntree
Managing Director – Mortgages

The pandemic and buy-to-let

The pandemic has had a wide-ranging impact on what tenants want from their home. Richard explains how landlords have supported their tenants through the pandemic and are now adapting their investment plans to meet changing requirements.


Specialist finance for landlords

Paragon has been a pioneer in buy-to-let finance for landlords operating in the UK’s private rental sector. Richard explains how the market has developed and which factors are driving change.

Richard Rowntree
Managing Director – Mortgages


John Phillipou
Managing Director – SME Lending

Lending to SMEs

From agriculture to manufacturing, and construction through to transport, John highlights how our experts understand what matters most to business owners operating in these specialist sectors.