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Category: Buy-to-let

Q3 2009 Key Findings: Thirty per cent of buy-to-let mortgages were variable rates, up from 13% in Q2 Seventeen per cent of residential borrowers chose…

Commenting, Keshav Thukaram, MD of buy-to-let website Smartlandlord.co.uk, said: “There are indications some sections of the market are stabilising. For example, the number of enquiries…

Regulate buy to let

According to the BPF, currently, buy-to-let mortgages are treated like business loans, where as pretty much every other mortgage – such as owner-occupier or equity-release…

Landlords feel the pressure

Some landlords have taken drastic action, with 16% changing their payment terms and 9% having cancelled their insurance to save money, leaving both themselves and…

The move will see both firms promoting each other’s products and services to buy-to-let landlords and property investors. Smartlandlord is a website designed exclusively for…

The survey showed a sharp drop in the balance of surveyors reporting a rise in new lettings instructions. The balance fell from +21% in April…

Danger of buy-to-let time bomb

Enquiries for buy-to-let mortgages increased by nearly 50 per cent since August 2008, whilst available products have diminished by over 70 per cent over the…

Mynlalandlord.org.uk has been designed by the NLA to allow tenants to check whether their landlord abides by the highest standards of residential property letting. David…

These unscrupulous landlords are passing themselves off as members of professional landlords’ associations that adhere to a code of practice. The National Landlords Association (NLA),…

ARLA’s research shows that 80 per cent of its members’ offices have seen property being rented out rather than sold. This figure has dropped from…