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Quarter of Landlords Dont Think Landlords Buildings Insurance Is Vital!


Tuesday, December 23, 2014

25% of UK Landlords Operate Without Landlords Buildings Insurance It appears that many UK landlords are still attempting to save money by cutting corners in the wrong places, such as with landlords buildings insurance. Over 500 landlords with small to medium sized portfolios of rental properties were asked about their landlords buildings insurance costs as [...]


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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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Buy-To-Let Mortgage Boom Continues Due To Tenant Demand


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Demand For Rental Property Fuelling Buy-To-Let Mortgage Boom  The UK buy-to-let boom looks set to continue for the foreseeable future as economists and estate agencies predict increased demand from over 1 Million more tenants, who will be looking for homes in the UK’s private rented sector over the next five years. The expected tenant requirements [...]


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Landlords Face Reduced Yields As Property Prices Continue To Rise


Thursday, April 24, 2014

Landlords Expecting Reduced Yields As UK House Prices Soar UK house prices are rising faster than rental prices, leaving buy-to-let investors with reduced yields compared to previous years, according to new research by mortgage lender BM Solutions. And with residential property prices predicted to continue rising this year, many landlords without rent protection could see [...]


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Top UK Cities For Buy-To-Let


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Buy-To-Let Increases In University Cities The private rented sector of the UK property market is booming and property investors are taking advantage of the affordability and availability of Buy-To-Let mortgages to increase their rental property portfolios. Despite the increase in tuition fees, university admissions are at an all time high, and demand for student friendly [...]


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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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HMRC Deadline Looms for Landlords


Thursday, January 24, 2013

Tax Year Deadline is 31st January 2013 Despite all the awareness campaigns and TV advertising, Her Majesties Revenue & Customs (HMRC) repeatedly attempt to tell us that completing a self assessment tax return doesn’t have to be taxing! However, as anyone who has ever completed a self assessment tax return will tell you, the evaluation [...]


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Short Term Property Lets Increase By 2% in Six Months


Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The last six months have seen the number of short-term property lets on offer in the UK rise by 2% as an increasing number of people turn to the UK private rented sector as they search for accommodation to suit to their needs. Landlords considering the future strength of their buy-to-let property portfolios should take [...]


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EU Decision Saves UK Buy-To-Let Mortgages


Monday, June 11, 2012

The decision by MEP’s to remove Buy-To-Let mortgages from the scope of a new EU Directive has been welcomed by a host of property professionals including the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) and Legal 4 Landlords. Under the original European plans, mortgage lenders would no longer have been able to take account of rental income when [...]


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