When property professionals need to borrow money for short periods of time, there are a number of different options available. Typically though, a bridging loan can often offer a very convenient way forward. It’s designed to ‘bridge a gap’ — to give you access to the cash you need until a more permanent solution is put in place. But like all forms of lending, there are a number of risks involved that you should consider before making a decision. Here, we’ll take a closer look at what those risks are, and how you can plan around them.