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Category: Buy-to-let

However, despite the monthly decline, average rents increased 4% in 2011 and total annual returns for landlords increased to 3.7%. The impact of Christmas spending…

New research from the Association of Residential Letting Agents suggests the rental market may be softening. According to ARLA’s latest research, in Q4 2011 just…

Brokers positive on BTL

Of those who said they expect buy-to-let business to rise 19% said that they expect levels to bounce 10% or more. Only 3% of respondents…

The Co-operative Bank’s dedicated intermediary mortgage provider grew its buy-to-let presence to £450m last year after brokers called for more support for the sector. The…

“Whatever your feelings about the proposals within the Government’s Housing Strategy, it is fair to say that the issue of how we go about housing…

Now is optimum time to rent

This is according to a review from FindaProperty.com which shows that monthly rents dipped in November for the fourth consecutive year, bringing the average asking…

The British Social Attitudes study on housing produced for NatCen Social Research revealed problems are more pronounced in the private sector with 35% struggling to…

The average landlord’s portfolio size has increased from 12 in Q2 2011 to 13 in Q3. Only 8% of landlords considered reducing their stock over…

The society has launched new fees assisted buy-to-let deals over a 3 year period, from 4.49% up to 60% LTV, 4.79% up to 65% LTV…

Earlier this month the CML revealed its Q3 arrears and possession figures. The number of buy-to-let mortgages more than three months in arrears declined from…