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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 Boom To Continue In 2014


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Landlords Expect Availability Of Buy-To-Let Mortgages And Tenant Demand To Increase In 2014 UK private rental sector landlords and buy-to-let property investors know that the rental property boom looks set to continue growing in strength during 2014 as a recent survey of private rented sector landlords discovered that almost six in ten UK landlords are [...]


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PRS Rental Prices Stabilise


Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Average private rental sector (PRS) rents hardly changed since May 2013 The latest buy-to-let index from LSL Property Services shows that growth in buy-to-let landlord rental income has dropped below the inflation rate, for the first time in 5 years, despite the continued strong tenant demand. The LSL buy-to-let index shows that PRS rents have [...]


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Increase In Number Of Older Private Rented Sector Tenants


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

According to the latest quarterly index published by Countrywide lettings agency there has been a 6% annual growth in the number of tenants over the age of 50 renting property in the UK private rented sector (PRS). The lettings agency also report that there has been a 7% annual decline in the number of tenants [...]


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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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Use Tenant Referencing To Avoid Housing Illegal Immigrants


Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Government want landlords to use tenant referencing to ensure tenants in the Private Rented Sector are not illegal Immigrants Government ministers want to use the comprehensive tenant referencing system used by good and honest landlords to ensure tenants in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) are not living in the UK illegally. The government are already working [...]


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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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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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