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Rise Of The Pensioner Landlords


Thursday, March 19, 2015

UK Buy To Let Property Market Braced For Surge Of Pensioner Landlords The UK private rented sector is bracing itself for the surge of  pensioner landlords who are ready to put some or all of their pension pots into buy to let properties, when the pension reforms come into force on 6th April 2015, representing [...]


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Plan Ahead To Avoid The Pitfalls Of Being A Landlord


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Planning Ahead Means Landlord Life Isn’t All That Bad The BBC showed an interesting insight into being a landlord, on the 2nd February 2015, as part of its ‘Inside Out’ series. The programme focused on landlords who had fallen into difficulties after building property portfolios using Buy To Let mortgages in order to try to provide [...]


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Being A Landlord Helps Future Proof Savings


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Property Investment Still Regarded As Safest Way For Landlords To Future Proof Savings Property investors who are looking to become landlords may have a promising financial outlook ahead of them, thanks to continuing high tenant demand for rental properties in the UK private rented sector and the continued development of specialist products and services designed to [...]


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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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Landlords And Letting Agents Can Build Better Rental Property Businesses


Thursday, October 2, 2014

Wide Range Of Specialist Products And Services To Help Landlords And Letting Agents There are any number of companies lining up on the internet to offer unbelievable  mouth watering deals and services to landlords and the wider letting agent community but do any of these companies have a landlord’s business interests at heart? The simple [...]


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Can Anyone Get Buy To Let Mortgages?


Thursday, September 25, 2014

Buy to Let Mortgages Are Not Difficult To Get The Mortgage Market Review (MMR) has made obtaining residential mortgages more difficult for some borrowers and the financial affordability tests imposed by lenders are also being applied by specialist lenders to buy to let mortgages too, slowing down the purchasing process for many landlords. Many landlords [...]


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Helping Letting Agents Build Great Reputations


Thursday, July 31, 2014

Partnering With Legal 4 Landlords Helps Letting Agents Build Great Reputations With Landlords And Their Tenants Legal 4 Landlords are the UK’s leading supplier of specialist products and services for landlords and the lettings industry, offering a complete supplier ‘bolt on’ for peace of mind when it comes to referencing tenants, landlord and tenant insurance policies, [...]


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Protect Your Property Investments


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

It Is Essential To Protect Your Property Investment Correctly Rental voids in the UK private rental sector are currently at their lowest number for over 6 years and tenant demand in the UK private rented sector is at the highest it’s ever been, making it a fantastic time to be a property investor and a [...]


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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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Budget Pension Reforms Favour Landlords


Tuesday, March 25, 2014

2014 Spring Budget Good News For UK Buy-To-Let Landlords The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne’s fifth Budget was announced last week, amid assurances that the UK’s economy is rapidly recovering. The Budget announcement catered for the nation’s ‘makers, doers and savers,’ the announcement included the controversial merger of cash and share ISAs, pension reforms, [...]


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