Octopus Investments
Octopus Investments

Octopus Property

Since its 2009 launch, in the midst of the global financial crisis, Octopus Property (formerly Dragonfly Property Finance) has gone on to become one of the most established bridging lenders in the UK – renowned for lending where the high street dares not.

In its short lifetime, it has lent in excess of £2bn.

Part of the successful Octopus group, it offers a wide range of short and medium-term products across both the residential and commercial sectors.

Proc Fees

Product Gross Net
Loans less than £250K 1.55% 1.30%
Loans over £250K 1.80% 1.55%


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Octopus Property is a principal lender, self-funded and has a genuine appetite to lend. They offer a wider range of products to advisers and their customers: bridging loans (both residential and commercial), second charges, medium-term buy to let, refurbishment and bridge to let loans and mezzanine/development finance. 

Octopus Property are especially active within three areas:

  • Buy to Let, where they enable landlords all around the country to improve, refurbish and extend their portfolios. 
  • Commercial, where their loans are used for a wide range of purposes, from planning gain and management buy-outs to acquisitions and portfolio deals
  • Development, where they offer property developers the flexibility they require to fund and finish their latest projects. Octopus Property have a huge amount of experience of working with developers, so understand the pressures they face, both logistical and financial. 

For Octopus Property, geography, complexity and loan size are largely irrelevant. If the deal feels right and is in the UK, they will go out of their way to make it happen. Over the years, they have arranged some of the biggest loans within the sector, often in the tens of millions of pounds, but can also offer loads as low as £50,000. Octopus Property are 100% committed to providing their introducers and their customers with exceptional service and a flexible, highly competitive product range.

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