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Pension Reforms Could Affect UK Property Market


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Rise of Pensioner Landlords Could Have Dramatic Effect On UK Property Market As most people are already aware the UK pension rules changed on 6th April 2015, allowing people aged 55 and over to withdraw all or part of their pension pot to spend as they prefer rather than being forced to buy some form [...]


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Buy To Let Mortgage Loans Up 56% On 2013 Figures


Tuesday, May 20, 2014

CML Data Shows Increase Of Buy To Let Mortgage Loans and First Time Buyer Mortgages Data released last week by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) gross buy to let mortgage loans increased by 10% in March 2014 compared to the previous month and gross figures were also up 56% on March 2013. Results from [...]


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Buy-To-Let Remortgage Surge


Thursday, July 25, 2013

Buy-to-let remortgages eclipse property purchase borrowing Buy-to-let remortgages have witnessed a huge surge in demand during the second quarter of 2013, as existing landlords refinance to raise capital for further rental property purchases. Remortgaging activity has eclipsed all other types of mortgage transactions covering multiple property types, other than granting new mortgages for buy-to-let property [...]


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Buy-To-Let Property Investment Increasing


Thursday, May 23, 2013

Disgruntled savers who refuse to continue to suffer dreadful interest rates offered by banks are turning to buy-to-let property to provide very lucrative returns. Property investment in the UK is increasing and more and more people are becoming aware of the potential profitability of letting out decent standard rental property to tenants who want somewhere to live. [...]


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Property Values To Remain Flat In 2013


Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Residential property values increased by an average of 1.3% in December 2012 but according to the latest figures released by the Halifax, property values are likely to end 2013 at levels close to where they began. The Halifax House Price Index revealed an average residential property price of £163,845 (GBP), up from £161,795 (GBP) in [...]


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Buy-To-Let Mortgage Lending Hits £4 Billion in 3rd Quarter


Thursday, November 15, 2012

  The UK buy-to-let mortgage market continues to show signs of making a good recovery as lenders reveal that over £4 Billion (GBP) worth of mortgages were taken by active property investors during the 3rd quarter of 2012. The UK’s Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) stated that £4.2 Billion (GBP) worth of mortgages were taken [...]


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Long Term Property Rental Is The Future


Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Landlords Want Long Term Rental Tenants In the UK long term property renting has become more of a necessity for those who cannot afford to buy a home of their own. Millions of Britons have already resigned themselves to never owning their own home as they become more comfortable with the prospect of long term [...]


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Developers Encouraged To Build To Rent


Friday, February 24, 2012

New home builders and property development contractors may be encouraged to build new exclusive rental only housing estates where none of the properties will be for sale. The UK Government are exploring the idea and it could mean the introduction of a separate planning class for new-build residential property that will be rented out, and [...]


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