Category: Buy-to-let

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…

In a poll of 1,000 landlords throughout the UK, over three quarters (77%) said they’d prefer to rent to a female tenant, and almost a…

Landlords unable to find less than a 20% deposit won’t find a new deal after the Post Office became the last lender to withdraw its…

More than 40 per cent of DPS disputes between landlords and tenants have occurred in that region – with tenants trashing houses, letting gardens go…