Category: Buy-to-let

Buy-to-let remains a solid investment with demand for rental housing stronger than ever, Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy-to-let broker Commercial Trust, has argued.

Accord Buy to Let is now offering an extra £250 cashback on selected 2-year-fixed 60% and 65% loan-to-value (LTV) mortgages across both its house purchase and remortgage range.

Specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender, Landbay has been named 20th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, an index of the fastest growing technology companies in the country.

Foundation Home Loans has launched 3-year fixed rates within its buy-to-let range with rates starting at 3.19% with an arrangement fee of 1%.

Secure Trust Bank Mortgages has launched a range of mortgages for tenants using the Right to Buy scheme to purchase their existing home.

Tomorrow Barclays will launch products and reduce rates across its residential, buy-to-let and reward ranges.

A group of mortgage industry lenders and brokers have come together to write and record a charity single in time for Christmas to highlight increasing homelessness in the UK, raising money for Mortgage Sleep Out.

Specialist lending packager and distributor, Complete FS has appointed Sean Latchem to the newly created role of business support manager to educate brokers on BORIS, Complete’s placing, sourcing and tracking system.

A note on the lender’s website reads: “Our buy-to-let products are taking a break, but don’t worry, they’ll be back in the New Year.”

Some 75% of renters said they wouldn’t care if their landlord sold as long as their existing contract and rent remained the same and four out of five tenants (78%) said that they want the option to stay in their homes even if their landlord sells.