Buy to Let & Commercial Mortgage News
UK landlords expect slowing of annual rent increases
UK landlords have predicted that rental price growth will slow in the coming 12 months to below the target rate of inflation, according to Your Move and Reeds Rains Written by Jenny Barrett Average estimates saw landlords predict an ...
Paragon backs long term tenancy plans
Paragon Mortgages have lent support to government proposals for landlords to offer longer tenancies to those in private rented accommodation Written by Steve Olejnik A new Model Tenancy Agreement, launched earlier in September, aims ...
Buy to let market facing stricter regulation
New affordability tests could see people being denied loans or paying more for their mortgages when new European laws come into force Written by Jeni Browne The European Union is changing how accidental landlords are lent money, with ...
ARLA suggest tenant demand outnumbers available properties
Demand for rental property is so high that the number of ‘would-be tenants’ outnumbers the amount of available properties, according to new research Written by Steve Olejnik A survey of letting agents conducted by ARLA found that 68 ...
Sheffield tops the pile for buy to let gross yields
Sheffield city centre offers the highest gross yields in the UK according to new research, providing buy to let investors with the best available returns Written by Steve Olejnik A gross yield of 11.06 per cent in the Steel City was ...
New solution for landlords struggling to get finance
Keystone Buy to Let Mortgages has today announced the launch of its new Solutions Range, a suite of medium term buy to let finance products aimed at landlords who are struggling to get a buy to let mortgage. The announcement was made at Financial Services Expo London 2014 which is being held at Old Billingsgate.
Landlords and letting agents should raise deposits claims AIIC
Letting agents should take larger deposits to cover costs incurred at the end of a tenancy, the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks has claimed Written by Jenny Barrett Repairs and cleaning costs are not always covered by the ...
Buy to let investors and first time buyers advised to look north
Buy to let investors and first time buyers should consider the north-east of England if they want the best deals, according to a lettings firm in the region Written by Jeni Browne Ajay Jagota, chief executive of KIS, said recent rese ...
House prices peaking across more parts of UK
UK house prices are returning to pre-crisis peaks across most parts of the UK according to the latest official data, driving more people into the rental sector Written by Steve Olejnik Data from the Office for National Statistics fo ...
Record breaking rents boost landlord returns
Rents grew slowly in August to reach an all-time record high, according to the latest buy to let index from LSL Property Services Written by Jenny Barrett It means average rents in England and Wales are now £761 per month, £3 higher ...