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Buy-to-Let

Buy-to-Let 21 Sep 2021

Looking at the bigger picture

Richard Rowntree is managing director of mortgages at Paragon Last month A-level results made the headlines, after 44.8% of students were awarded A or A grades, the second record high in...
Buy-to-Let 21 Sep 2021

BTL remortgages on the rise

Jane Simpson is managing director of TBMC It has been expected that intermediaries working in the buy-to-let (BTL) sector may see a slowdown in the purchase of residential rental property as...
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Buy-to-Let 20 Jul 2021

Cheaper to rent than buy?

Jane Simpson is managing director of TBMC It was interesting to read about the recent report by the estate agents Hamptons, which indicated that in the UK it is currently cheaper...
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Buy-to-Let 15 Jun 2021

Buy-to-let buoyancy

Jane Simpson is managing director of TBMC There has been plenty of positive movement in the buy-to-let (BTL) sector in recent months, which has been supported by numerous reports and surveys...
Buy-to-Let 17 May 2021

Going green in buy-to-let

Jane Simpson is managing director of TBMC In recent years, the environmental issues affecting our planet have taken central stage in the media, and many people have become increasingly concerned with...
Buy-to-Let 16 Apr 2021

A new chapter for buy-to-let

Bob Young is chief executive officer of Fleet Mortgages Spend any time within the buy-to-let (BTL) market or private rental sector (PRS) and you’ll soon learn there is always an underlying...
Buy-to-Let 22 Mar 2021

Start the protection conversation

Alisa Wallington is senior product manager at iPipeline Internet shopping – if you had not fully embraced it before the pandemic, you and millions of others almost certainly will have done...
Buy-to-Let 22 Mar 2021

The PRS sustainability puzzle

Richard Rowntree is managing director of mortgages at Paragon Passed in 2008 by an overwhelming majority across all political parties, The Climate Change Act sets out the UK’s commitment to reducing...
Buy-to-Let 18 Feb 2021

HMO customers and Article 4

Adrian Moloney is sales director of OneSavings Bank Group    You’d have to have been living under a rock for the past few years not to be aware of the huge...
Buy-to-Let 18 Feb 2021

The impact of Brexit on the PRS

Richard Rowntree is managing director of mortgages, Paragon Before Brexit was ousted by COVID-19 as the main news item, it dominated our headlines for a number of years. Finally, we now...
Buy-to-Let 20 Jan 2021

The value of buy-to-let

Richard Rowntree is managing director mortgages of Paragon Bank Despite the pandemic’s emergence in 2019, it is 2020 that will go down in history as the year changed by coronavirus. I’m...
Buy-to-Let 14 Dec 2020

Stamp duty cliff edge

Jane Simpson is managing director of TBMC The stamp duty holiday announced in July for properties up to £500,000 in England provided a welcome boost to the housing market, allowing it...
Buy-to-Let 18 Nov 2020

Jane Simpson: Technology trumps

Jane Simpson is managing director at TBMC A month is a long time in the buy-to-let mortgage market, although COVID-19 has added a certain feeling of Groundhog Day to our lives,...
Buy-to-Let 24 Jun 2020

Bob Young: We must stay the course

Bob Young is chief executive officer of Fleet Mortgages Many have talked about the qualities required by mortgage market stakeholders throughout this period in order to successfully ‘exit’ themselves post-pandemic in...
Buy-to-Let 24 May 2020

Jane Simpson: Riding out the turbulence

Jane Simpson is managing director of TBMC The buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage market has, unsurprisingly, experienced significant turbulence since the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown, meaning the profile of lenders and products...
Buy-to-Let 24 Apr 2020

Jane Simpson: Listening to landlords

Jane Simpson is managing director of TBMC As everyone in the UK is adjusting to the societal changes being imposed due to COVID-19, landlords will also be considering the financial impact...
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Buy-to-Let 15 Apr 2020

Alan Cleary: Keeping up to date

Alan Cleary is group managing director of One Savings Bank In these extraordinary times, landlords, like everyone else, can be forgiven if their minds are elsewhere. However, despite everything that’s going...
Buy-to-Let 25 Jan 2020

Ying Tan: Learn from the trends of 2019

Ying Tan is founder and chief executive of Dynamo The UK housing market is a multi-faceted beast containing hundreds of micro marketplaces. Each have their own collection of conditions and challenges which...
Buy-to-Let 18 Nov 2019

Jane Simpson: Buy-to-let innovations

Jane Simpson is managing director at TBMC The buy-to-let mortgage market has come under pressure in recent years due to the multitude of tax and regulatory changes aimed at the sector. However,...
Buy-to-Let 9 Oct 2019

Jeff Knight: Learning from the changes

Jeff Knight is director of marketing of Foundation Home Loans In order to look forward, it’s also prudent to sometimes look back. Understanding how the buy-to-let sector has been reshaped and...