Category: Buy-to-let

The British Property Federation said Government had missed “a real opportunity” to support the fledgling professional private rented sector and in doing so ease the…

A new investigation by the housing charity Shelter found that a “small but dangerous” group of landlords are bringing the whole private-rented sector into disrepute.…

Recent results from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) have revealed that the rental market continues to grow with 13% more buy-to-let mortgages taken out…

Landlord confidence drops

This is according to the latest NLA Landlords’ Optimism Index which showed a drop from 51 to 47 points between Q1 and Q2 2010. According…

The new enhancement includes new lifetime variable rate products, an early repayment charge (ERC) free tracker and 80% loan to value (LTV) remortgage products with…

Commenting on today’s figures from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Heron said: “The RICS figures echo what we have been saying for some time…

Commenting, John Hards, co-managing director of Countrywide Residential Lettings said; “In Q2 we saw over 50,000 new tenants applications and in July alone we saw…

Rental market is buoyant

Around 26% more chartered surveyors reported a rise in demand for property rather than a fall, which was the second consecutive quarter that lettings demand…

Figures show that 193,500 fewer first-time buyers have bought a home in the last 12 months compared to 2006. Most of these potential buyers have…

Boom in flatsharing

The UK population of flatsharers has swelled to 2,765,000, as renters abandon living alone to save money during the economic crisis, or are unable to…