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Mortgage Borrowers Have Mortgage Affordability Concerns


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Research Reveals Concerns About Mortgage Affordability Checks New research by Equifax has revealed that many people are worried about the length of time it takes mortgage lenders to assess their ability to repay residential and buy to let mortgage loans, with some fearing missing out on property deals because of the length of time they [...]


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Avoid Landlord Insurance Claims This Winter With Routine Maintenance


Thursday, February 5, 2015

Routine Maintenance Will Help Keep Rental Properties Warm And Dry This Winter Many UK landlords already know the benefits of conducting regular routine maintenance on their rental properties to help them ensure that their rental properties are warm, dry and inviting, in order to increase the desire of potential tenant applicants who will want to [...]


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Buy To Let Mortgage Arrears Lower Than Residential Arrears


Thursday, May 22, 2014

CML Data Shows Landlords Have Less Buy To Let Mortgage Arrears Than Home Owners New data released by the UK Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows that UK landlord’s with buy to let mortgages have less outstanding mortgage arrears than residential property owners. Buy-to-let mortgage holders have far less mortgage arrears than residential property owners. [...]


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2014 – The Year Of The Landlord?


Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Will 2014 Be The Year Of The Landlord? The year ahead could be one of the best times to be a landlord in the UK, with strong tenant demand for rental property predicted to continue and property values expected to rise healthily until at least 2016. Last week Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney predicted [...]


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Private Rental Sector Tenant Numbers Double


Thursday, July 11, 2013

Home Ownership Figures Drop Sharply in last 10 years New census figures reveal that the number of private rental sector tenants has doubled, whilst the proportion of people who own their own home has fallen dramatically. The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that one in five families in England, (1.2 [...]


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Buy To Let Success In 2012


Tuesday, May 29, 2012

According to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, (RICS), latest Residential Lettings Survey, the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) experienced sustained growth between February and April 2012, with houses in greater demand than flats. 13% of chartered surveyors reported that PRS rents had increased with tenant demand largely responsible for the growth. 15% of chartered [...]


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Over 1 Million More Rental Properties Needed In UK


Thursday, April 5, 2012

The UK may need an extra 1.1 Million private sector rental properties within the next 4 Years as 1 in 5 Households could be in PRS properties. The number of people renting homes in the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) has almost doubled over the last ten years, increasing from 2.5 Million tenants in PRS [...]


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The UK Property Market – Some Good News!


Monday, February 27, 2012

Figures from a variety of trusted and respected sources offered a tentative boost for the UK property market as mortgage approvals, first time buyer numbers and residential property sales all increased during January. Data gathered from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), British Bankers’ Association (BBA), National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and HM Revenue [...]


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Tenant’s Need Their Own Insurance!


Wednesday, February 1, 2012

UK landlords should already be aware of the necessity, legality and financial importance of having the right insurance protecting their property asset and should always seek to get their rental properties suitably covered with a comprehensive landlord or Buy-To-Let insurance policy. However, whilst landlords stay insured keeping their property assets protected, very few tenants bother [...]


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PRS Market Set For Decline?


Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The demand for Private Rental Sector (PRS) residential property and the rise in the number of tenants struggling to meet their rental payments on a regular monthly basis is expected to see the decline of the UK residential property rental market. According to the latest lettings survey from the Association of Residential Letting Agents, (ARLA) [...]


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