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Rob Gurr

Rob Gurr

Date Joined: December 2020

Role: Head of Buy to Let
As Head of Buy to Let, Rob provides advice on various areas, including helping first-time landlords purchase their first rental property, large portfolio landlords looking to refinance and those looking to diversify their investment portfolios. Rob has experience advising mortgage transactions for clients with complex income streams, professional landlords and expats. He also leads a team of specialist buy to let mortgage consultants, providing them with advice and support while expertly managing his client portfolio.

Qualifications: CeMap, BA (Hons)

Experience: Before joining to Mortgages for Business, Rob has held several senior marketing and public relations roles within financial services across a variety of sectors. Most recently, with OneSavings Bank, where he was an established commentator on the BTL market for seven years, providing thought leadership and market insight to the industry.

Interests: Tottenham Hotspur and Golf

Favourite Film/Album: The Godfather, The Stone Roses

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  • What are 'searches' when buying a BTL house?



    When buying any residential property, you will need to hire a conveyancing solicitor to carry out the necessary legal requirements. As part of this process, the solicitor will perform various searches. These searches ensure you find out about any potential issues regarding the property before you take ownership. Mortgage lenders also require searches to be carried out to be reassured that there are no risks or issues that could affect the property value. In this article, BTL mortgage broker Rob Gurr looks at different types of searches, why they matter, and how long they take.

  • What To Do if Tenants Are Not Paying Rent?



    The Government’s furlough scheme ends this week, and with it comes the possibility of financial hardship for many individuals. The tenant is liable to pay the rent on time if their name is signed on the tenancy agreement. If your buy to let tenants are struggling, here’s what you can do to help them and protect yourself.

NB: ANY PROPERTY USED AS SECURITY, WHICH MAY INCLUDE YOUR HOME, MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE