Buy to Let & Commercial Mortgage News
Treasury sidesteps Bank of England buy to let plans
The UK Treasury is not rushing into action following a request for greater control over buy to let lending from the Bank of England Written by Jeni Browne According to a consultation paper, the Treasury has said it wants time to gath ...
Majority of tenants see renting as long term option
The majority of tenants in rented properties do not see the sector as a short term option, meaning investors should see constant demand for property, new research has revealed Written by Jenny Barrett The study from Knight Frank and ...
Prime London three bed rental properties in high demand
Three bedroom rental properties in central London are in exceptionally high demand, according to a leading national estate agent Written by Steve Olejnik High demand for three bed properties sees them let out immediately after going ...
Landlords benefit from tumbling mortgage charges plus longer fixed rate deals
Competition is driving buy to let lenders to cut their charges and fees, as well as to offer longer-term fixed rates, according to the latest Buy to Let Mortgage Costs Index from Mortgages for Business.
ONS figures reveal rental growth slowdown
Growth in rental prices has slowed in the last month, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics Written by Jeni Browne Average private sector rents in Britain have increased by just one per cent annually ...
Annual house price growth reaches nine per cent in September
Annual UK house price growth reached nine per cent in September, showing a marginal increase from August, according to Hometrack’s first UK Cities House Price Index Written by Steve Olejnik The figures represent an increase of 0.1 p ...
Buy to let has north/south divide claims BM Solutions
The south east and greater London have the strongest levels of tenant demand but northern regions provide the best yields, BM Solutions has claimed Written by Jeni Browne The firm’s quarterly index highlighted Yorkshire and Humbersid ...
One in five UK properties owned by landlords
The last decade has seen buy to let investors double their property portfolios, with one in five UK properties now owned by landlords Written by Jenny Barrett The research from Paragon suggests two million private landlords now own a ...
Landlords reveal insights into portfolio growth limitations
Current conditions in the lettings market provide a number of positive factors for landlords, but new research has unveiled several limiting factors as well Written by Jeni Browne Borrowing costs are currently low, tenant demand is ...
South East set for house price boom
South East house prices have overtaken London following annual growth of ten per cent in the last year, according to the latest figures from Rightmove Written by Steve Olejnik The firm’s House Price Index showed that growth in the ca ...