Category: Buy-to-let

Shelter, Citizens Advice, Crisis and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) are raising the alarm over growing numbers of private tenants who face eviction with…

In the last few months four of the largest buy-to-let lenders have confirmed that they will only accept buy-to-let applications from FSA regulated brokers –…

Speaking in the latest edition of UK Landlord, Mr Salusbury reiterated the need for landlords not to over-extend themselves financially. Although he confirmed rental demand…

These less popular locations, which can boast competitive rentals and good connections into major towns and cities, have moved up the popularity stakes, reporting an…

I would welcome the regulation of the buy-to-let market in terms of bringing loans under the treating customers fairly rules. Arrears in the buy-to-let sector…

Rents being squeezed

Between the third and fourth quarters of 2008, the net balance of Chartered Surveyors reporting rises (rather than falls) in rents fell from -12 percent…

There were 37,000 new loans, worth £3.9 billion – 12% down (19% by value) on the third quarter, and 56% down (65% by value) compared…

The online tool allows landlords to keep a record of their fire safety precautions in one document, making it easier to ensure that all necessary…

Summary Tenant demand continues to be strong in the private rented sector (PRS), with over a third of landlords currently experiencing growing demand for their…

The new fixed-rate buy to let products include a three-year product at 4.79%, available up to 70% loan-to-value with a 3.5% fee, and a five-year…