The role of bridging finance allows eager property developers to act quickly on an investment opportunity. Rather than wait for traditional funding from a bank or mortgage, a bridging loan allows individuals and companies to borrow up to £25 million for around 12 to 24 months. Instead of waiting from mainstream finance, the application is much quicker and funds can be drawn down in one lump sum within 7 working days of applying. Hence it is used as a metaphorical…