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Category: Buy-to-let

This is being caused by a correction in the over supply of rental properties, which the buy-to-let market has witnessed over the past year. Graham…

EPCs are being ignored

By law, most tenancies in England and Wales which began on or after October 1 2008 are required to have an EPC. This details the…

The supply of rental properties more than doubled between May 2008 and May 2009 (+119%), as people who could not or chose not to sell…

Landlord yields up

The quarterly survey of landlords that tracks developments in the UK’s buy-to-let market and wider private rented sector, also shows that 30% of landlords predict…

Rents bottoming out

Overall, average rents rose to £649, up just a fraction of 1% compared to the previous month, leaving them 3.4% lower than August 2008 when…

In fact, the net balances for new enquiries and confidence were the least negative since the start of the downturn in the third quarter of…

The research showed that 2 out of every 5 brokers said at least 90% of their BTL clients were amateur landlords; 63% of brokers surveyed…

Paragon’s Trends research, a panel-based survey of experienced landlords, showed that average yields rose to 6.4% in the second quarter of 2009, up from 6.2%…

Exact polled 549 mortgage intermediaries as part of their research into the future performance of the buy-to-let sector. Of the 83% who said their clients…

Any DIPs must be progressed to full mortgage application by 8pm Thursday 25 June 2009, they said, adding that paper applications, where applicable, must be…