Over three quarters of brokers in the specialist lending market are confident about the market over the next 12 months.
Rental demand has continued to rise as supply sees a modest decline.
It has launched the Health and Safety Executive, which will be overseen by The Building Safety Regulator.
Homeowners who live near watercourses are particularly at risk.
Nearly a third are in favour of a 3% stamp duty surcharge for non-UK property buyers.
Some 77% selected this as a challenge to the market, up from 38% in 2016.
New builds were more expensive in the North as well.
The limited company mortgages are for purchases and remortgages.
The number of residential property transactions rose by 6.2% month-on-month and 6.8% year-on-year.
They will both support the distributor’s mortgage helpdesk team.