Category: Buy-to-let

The packager, which launched its specialist residential offering at the start of this month, will have access to the select 95% LTV range and young professionals range with a total of 24 products through limited distribution.

These tenants are said to be stuck in cold, damp properties, with landlords who are unwilling to carry out basic repairs and maintenance.

The report proposed that council tax be replaced by a ‘progressive property tax’ payable by the owners, not the tenants, while it recommended having a progressively higher rate of taxation for the top four property bands by value.

The range includes standard and specialist products that are initially available through a select number of launch partners including Enterprise Finance, Vantage Finance, Brightstar, Dynamo and Connect for Intermediaries – with wider distribution in the near future.

Bunk allows landlords and tenants to rent without a letting agent. Government data shows there are some 860,000 rental transactions a year across the UK.

Groups representing landlords and letting agents have formed a ‘Fair Possessions Coalition’ to oppose the government’s plans to ban to abolish Section 21, known as ‘no fault evictions’.

Benham and Reeves looked at average house price plus the cost of buy-to-let stamp duty and annual rent and ranked each area on the number of years it would take for this annual rent to recoup the cost of buying in each area and paying stamp duty.

This follows a petition by Generation Rent calling on Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to remove the ads.

There’s a 3.77% 5-year fixed at 55% loan-to-value and 4.17% 5-year fixed at 75% LTV.

Ingard will make Together’s range of buy-to-let and first charge residential products available to a network of over 90 of its mortgage advisers from across the UK.