Buy To Let News
Government to decide on longer buy to let tenancies
Government members will meet buy to let mortgage lenders in the New Year and they are expected to push through plans that allow for longer-term tenancies.
Accidental landlords warned to ensure their properties are up to standard
Many accidental landlords in the UK are failing to meet their legal obligations when renting out their properties, according to a leading insurer.
Should landlords hold reserve funds around the Christmas period?
The Christmas period is notoriously a time when rent arrears peak and now landlords have been warned to keep a little extra in the bank during the festive season.
Student housing a lucrative asset class for buy-to-let investors
CBRE study highlights strong investor interest and returns from student accommodation.
Increasing demand leading to surge in house prices and buy to let investment
The last six months has seen a 10.
Buy to Let lending to see 25 per cent rise in 2014
Buy to let lending will surpass £25 billion by the end of 2014 which represents a 25 per cent increase on 2013 according to the latest forecasts.
Paragon reports buy-to-let mortgage growth
Paragon reports 90 per cent increase in buy-to-let lending.
Calls for clarity as Bank of England alters Funding for Lending scheme
The Bank of England has taken steps to counter the chances of a housing bubble by scaling back the Funding for Lending scheme.
New data suggests positive trends for buy-to-let mortgage holders
LSL Property Services highlights rising rents and strong tenant demand.
Government review of safety standards in rented sector
The government is to review standards for rented accommodation, with the primary concern placed upon safety and the need for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.