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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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Specialist Services For Landlords Boost UK Property Investment


Thursday, March 13, 2014

UK Property Market Attracting New Investment Activity The UK property market was one of the worst affected financial markets badly affected by the global economic crash in 2008, but there were a number of defiant property investors who chose to remain in the lucrative rental market because of the increasing demand for rental properties by [...]


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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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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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PRS Rental Yields Increase Again


Thursday, January 31, 2013

In the UK the combination of high tenant demand, increasing rents and realistic vendor pricing of properties for sale has been a major driving factor behind the increase in PRS rental yields. Buy-To-Let rental yields increased from 6.1% to 6.7% over the last quarter of 2012, with the biggest jump in the private rented sector [...]


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UK Property Values Fall But Landlords Are Still Happy


Monday, April 2, 2012

New data released by Nationwide and Hometrack show that overall UK residential property values have fallen when compared to this time last year and the fall has been attributed to the changes in stamp duty. The average residential property value in March 2012 was £163,327. That is 0.9% lower than property prices were in March [...]


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