Category: Buy-to-let

Buy-to-let lending up in 2009

There were 25,800 new loans advanced in quarter four, up from 23,700 in the third quarter but down from 38,000 in the fourth quarter of…

Paragon Mortgages’ Financial Adviser Confidence Tracker (FACT) Index, a panel-based survey of mortgage brokers, found that 30% of landlords obtained a buy-to-let mortgage via a…

Tenants struggling with rent

Results from the latest survey from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) shows that 55% of members have seen an increase in tenants struggling…

According to Upad, 57% of UK landlords feel more confident about the buy-to-let market for February 2010, compared to January. However, this figure is lower…

HomeLet conducted an independent customer satisfaction survey in December 2009 which revealed that 98% of agents expect the lettings market to stay the same, grow…

Countrywide’s lettings division surveyed its UK network of more than 200 branches, which help more than 50,000 landlords and tenants every year to track key…

As part of plans aimed at providing private tenants with more help and protection, it is reported that the Government plans to set up a…

In conjunction with the announcement made by Housing Minister, John Healey, regarding the measures outlined in ‘The Private Rented Sector: Professionalism and Quality’ consultation paper,…

Privately-rented homes across the UK are being used as a smokescreen to grow cannabis in homemade factories, and produce the harmful drug crystal meth. But…

The rates start at Base Rate + 4.14% (4.64%), stepping down to Base Rate + 2.14% (2.64%) in the second year. The Mortgage Works has…