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Landlords Opt For Multi Let Properties For Better Rental Yields


Thursday, October 30, 2014

Landlords Moving Away From Single Let Rental Properties For Better Rental Yields Rental yields on traditional single let rental properties are falling, according to the latest  Complex Buy to Let Index commissioned by Mortgages for Business. The third quarter of 2014 saw gross rental yields on single let rental properties average around 5.9%, the lowest [...]


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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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Letting Agent Fined For HMO Offences


Tuesday, June 25, 2013

A letting agent has been fined £41,200 (GBP) by Watford Magistrates court after they failed to comply with safety regulations and admitted a string of offences at five Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO’s). It is the first time Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has prosecuted a letting agent rather than a landlord and the council also said it [...]


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Avoid Insurance Claims And Local Authority Crackdowns


Thursday, June 13, 2013

Landlords Need To Step Up Maintenance Of Rental Properties To Improve Safety There have been numerous reports in the national press about landlords being prosecuted by local authorities for failing to keep their rental properties maintained to a safe, decent and habitable standard. Many of these prosecuted landlords never bothered to comply with their legal [...]


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UK Buy To Let Mortgage Figures Reach New High


Thursday, April 25, 2013

 Buy To Let Mortgages Continue To Lead The Way In UK Property Market Re-mortgaging activity in the first quarter of 2013 saw UK mortgage lending reach a new high, with more landlords trying to raise finance to buy more suitable residential properties with a view to letting them out to tenants, according to the latest [...]


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