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KEYWORD "Buy To Let" - 100 RESULTS
Guidance for landlords: 5 top tips for navigating responsibilities

Landlords play a crucial role in providing safe and comfortable housing for tenants while also managing rental properties effectively. Staying informed...

01 March 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Lawyer steps up criticism of Gove’s attack on private landlords

A prominent lawyer has stepped up her criticisms of Housing Secretary Michael Gove and his attacks on buy to let and...

28 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord secures buy to let remortgage in 37 working hours

The bank Shawbrook has completed a buy to let remortgage for a new customer in just 37 working hours.  The landlord was...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let mortgage fixed rates fall as product choice rises

The buy to let mortgage sector has seen fixed rates fall to their lowest point since September 2022, according to analysis...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Easing tax on landlords would end Airbnb ‘problem’ says NRLA boss

Reversing the tax penalties imposed on buy to let landlords in recent years would reduce the impact of short lets on...

23 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Worries grow over dramatic slump in older buy to let landlords

New figures from lenders trade body UK Finance show a massive fall in buy to let loans for those aged 55...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Lower-rate Green Mortgage deals offered to landlords

Buy to let specialist lender Paragon Bank has introduced offers on its two-year fixed rate BTL mortgages, including its lowest rate...

16 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Selling Up? What to expect if you use a property auction

Landlords are selling up in significant volumes these days - partly to cash in on capital appreciation, but mostly thanks to...

10 February 2024

From: Agent Advice

Mortgage Crisis: thousands of landlords in arrears, hundreds of homes repo'd

Data from lenders trade body UK Finance show an 18 per cent leap in buy to let arrears in the past...

09 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Don’t be impacted by rising rent arrears

A recent survey by digital mortgage lender, Molo, revealed that nearly 60% of UK landlords have seen a rise in late...

08 February 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Buy To Let mortgage loans stay steady as wider market improves

Confidence has returned to the mortgage market, with sentiment improving steadily month by month in the last quarter of 2023, according...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Beyond rental payments: 4 ways healthy landlord-tenant relationships can boost buy to let success

In the buy to let market, success goes beyond the transaction of paying rent. Ultimately, fostering a healthy landlord-tenant relationship can...

07 February 2024

From: Sponsored Content

MP behind soaring interest rates is to quit Parliament

One of the MPs behind the disastrous mini-Budget - which directly led to soaring interest rates - is to stand down...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let lender offers new green mortgage products to landlords

Buy To Let lender Paragon Bank has added five-year fixed-rate ‘green’ products to its range of BTL mortgages. Rates start at 4.89...

05 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Want A New-Build Buy To Let? Expert reveals red flags to beware…

The chartered surveyor team at Stokemont is giving advice on potential pitfalls in new build homes.  This is from RICS-accredited valuer Bradley...

03 February 2024

From: The Big Issues

Did most landlords actually expand their portfolios in 2023?

A majority of Buy to Let landlords have been focused on growing property portfolios in the last 12 months, and not...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Free in-person event for landlords in buy to let hotspot

Scottish property portal ESPC has announced a free Buy To Let event targeted at aspiring property investors and landlords. The event will...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage lender launches new range to target more landlords

A range of specialist buy to let mortgage products covering multi-occupancy properties, mixed-use or part-commercial properties, and expat investors, has been...

24 January 2024

From: Breaking News

New mortgage targets landlords planning ‘light refurbs’ on BTL properties

The Suffolk Building Society has launched new mortgage products aimed at private landlords who are planning refurbishments, such as a new...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Insurer talks up personal guarantee demands expected by lenders

An insurance firm claims landlords shopping for a new mortgage deal may be expected by lenders to prepare personal guarantees. Purbeck claims...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax nightmare for landlords leads to huge rise in buy to let companies

Despite a sharp fall in the number of homes bought by landlords in 2023, the number of limited companies set up...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Building society scraps mortgage application fees for landlords

The Penrith Building Society has scrapped mortgage application fees for all buy to let and residential  products, including further advances, until...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Building Society warns it may stop lending on holiday lets

A building society says it is considering ending its policy of lending to buyers of holiday lets. Martese Carton, the director of...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

BTL Mortgage Rates slashed by prominent specialist lender

One of the UK’s best known platforms for mortgages has significantly reduced its Buy To Let rates. Starting from 3.79 per cent,...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords upbeat about 2024 prospects despite huge challenges

Some 74 per cent of buy to let landlords are optimistic about the property market in the next 12 months, it’s...

03 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Massive Slump in buy to let lending - mortgage figures

UK Finance has published its housing and mortgage market forecasts for 2024 and 2025 together with projections for 2023 full year numbers. Key figures for 2023 -...

03 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Warning - House Values could dip once again in 2024

There’s no prospect of a rapid recovery for the housing market in 2024 despite some green shoots appearing. The warning comes from...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Why are some Labour politicians still arguing for Rent Controls?

A Labour politician has returned to the subject of rent controls - even though the party has officially abandoned this as...

27 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Lloyds Bank unveils latest Build To Rent challenge to Buy To Let

Citra Living, the Build To Rent arm of Lloyds Banking Group, has announced another new scheme. It is a 95-flat development at...

22 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Big rise in landlords reducing buy to let portfolios

One in five (20 per cent of) landlords plans to reducing their buy to let holdings according to a new survey. The...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let mortgage rates reduced by The Mortgage Works

The Mortgage Works is reducing rates on products for new and existing landlord customers by up to 0.40 percentage points, with...

11 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords more optimistic than data suggests, claims lender

More than a quarter of private landlords plan to increase the size of their property portfolios in the next year, compared...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Back In Business? Landlord confidence shows sharp rise in all areas

Landlord confidence has rebounded strongly in recent months according to a survey by a leading buy to let-focussed bank. All aspects of...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Shamplina Speaks - What Does Court Reform Actually Look Like?

As we all now know, the Government has acknowledged that the ban on Section 21 eviction notices cannot not come into...

18 November 2023

From: Rental Reform

Quitting Buy To Let? Prepare to accept a lower sale price…

The asking price of homes coming to the market this month is down 1.7 per cent on October according to Rightmove.  The...

14 November 2023

From: Breaking News

We Quit! Third of landlords retiring or quitting because of rental woe

A third of landlords have suggested they are considering retiring or quitting the sector because of attacks and obstacles in the...

13 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy to Let Sell-Off has been going on since 2016 says agency

Landlords have been selling more homes than they bought in every year since 2016 when a raft of tax and regulatory...

13 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord Arrears Rocket - massive rise as interest rates bite

Lenders’ trade body UK Finance says there were 11,540 buy to let mortgages in arrears of 2.5 per cent or more of...

10 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Tax threat to buy to let forces investors to set up companies

A third of landlords who own rental property in their personal name are planning to incorporate their portfolio into a limited...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Most landlords downbeat as buy to let becomes ever-less profitable

A new survey suggests that over three fifths of landlords say private renting is becoming less attractive as an investment option. The...

06 November 2023

From: Breaking News

It’s OK to be a Long-Term Renter!

Our generations-old obsession with home-ownership may be waning for the first time in recent memory. The introduction of the Housing Act in...

04 November 2023

From: The Big Issues

Insurance initiative claims to address growing incorporation risk

A new personal guarantee insurance protection service has been launched for professional landlords - triggered by a surge  in incorporation. Purbeck Personal...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Student rent rises should be capped, urges housing analyst

A housing analyst says student rent increases should be capped in the same way as social housing rents are. Rory Hughes, writing...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Upbeat market assessment again from specialist buy to let lender

Specialist lender Landbay has issued another upbeat assessment of the buy to jet sector, bucking the trend of most market reports. It...

27 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords need more mortgage support in today’s difficult market

Landlords need greater support from mortgage advisers in order to navigate the best course through the current economic climate. That’s according to...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Feeble yields make buy to let increasingly difficult

New research from lettings agency Benham and Reeves has shown that while net rental yields have increased over the last year,...

18 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Anatomy Of A Landlord - Detailed breakdown of buy to let investors

A new analysis has given one of the most detailed breakdowns of landlords in England. Using a range of government and industry...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Frustrated buy to let landlords look to commercial property instead

Landlords frustrated by poor returns and high taxes in the buy to let arena are looking for ways to diversify investment...

13 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Choice Boom for Landlords - but at a cost

The buy-to-let sector has seen fixed rates fall and product choice grow month-on-month, according to the latest analysis by Moneyfactscompare. Overall buy-to-let...

11 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent may be exempt from rent controls - shock proposal

A controversial consultation document about rent controls is proposing that Build To Rent operators be exempt from the caps which may...

09 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Warning over personal guarantees for buy to let mortgages

An insurance firm is warning landlords about the risks of personal guarantees as a condition of buy to let mortgages. Purbeck Personal...

04 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Top 10 Areas With Greatest Buy To Let Yields

A new study has revealed the top 10 UK areas with the greatest rental yield making them ideal for a buy-to-let. Confused.com...

30 September 2023

From: Top tips & guides

New Buy To Let mortgage is lender’s lowest rate for a year

Paragon Bank has announced a 4.69 per cent five-year fixed-rate buy to let mortgage, marking the lender’s lowest rate for this...

29 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Several new BTL mortgage products launched to market

The Mortgage Lender has two new buy-to-let products. These include a standard two-year fixed, with an initial rate of 4.69 per cent...

27 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let investment plummeting - new survey

The continued attacks on the buy to let sector have resulted in a dramatic decline in investment plans by landlords. A new...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage firm tells Tories - Renters Reform Bill isn’t that bad…

The head of a specialist buy to let mortgage broker has split from almost all of the industry by saying the...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let sell off leads to record number of auction deals

The classic “landlord favourite” for buying and selling - the auction house - appears to be bucking the downward trend in...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Should Landlords Be Given Buy To Let Mortgage Support?

To help or not to help: that is the question the government is facing with regard to under-pressure private rented sector...

16 September 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Agent insists buy to let remains ‘safe space for investors’

A high profile lettings agent insists that buy to let remains “a safe space for investors” seeking long-term returns, despite the...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords blame Tories for buy to let problems, says top agent

Landlords are reducing their stock - and they’re blaming the Tories for creating a hostile environment.  This is according to the latest...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Tax, Red Tape and Soaring Costs force landlords to quit

A survey of thousands of landlords, agents and tenants has provided new evidence of buy to let investors quitting in droves. Over...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords flock to Limited Company structures to expand portfolios

Three-quarters of landlords who intend to purchase a new property in the next year will use a Limited Company structure, it’s...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

England football star scores at upcoming expo for landlords

Former England footballer turned TV pundit and property expert Dion Dublin is to headline this month’s South East Property Expo. The centre...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Controls would force a third of landlords to quit Buy To Let

Over a third of private landlords would sell properties if rent controls were introduced in their area, according to a trade...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Tax (not rental reform) is real reason why landlords quit - claim

Whoever forms the next government must put the private rental sector at the heart of its housing policy. That’s the view of...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Typical buy to let sold 25% below wider market price - Zoopla

Zoopla says a buy to let property sold off by a landlord is “typically priced 25 per cent lower than the...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Most landlords unsure or opposed to private rental sector Ombudsman

Over half of landlords are either against the concept of a private rental sector Ombudsman or are actively against it. As part...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Calls to scrap Section 21 leads triggers rush of evictions

Section 21 evictions are set to soar higher, a property association leader forecasts - because of the threat to abolish them. Data...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

High yields defy rent cap - agency’s buy to let league table

The property portal ESPC has revealed the top-performing Edinburgh postcodes in terms of rental yields, for the second quarter of 2023. Using...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Top DJ trolled after social media post about EPC changes

One of Britain's best known DJs has taken to social media to highlight what she sees as the unfair government policy...

30 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Santander slammed for last-minute anti Buy To Let mortgage change

Santander has been sharply criticised for increasing its Interest Coverage Ratio just as other lenders have been making it easier to...

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Bank chief stands up for buy to let and beleaguered landlords

A bank chief has used a national newspaper interview to make a stand in favour of buy to let landlords and...

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

More BTL properties sold with sitting tenants - new figures

A new analysis shows growth in the trend for buy to let properties to be sold with tenants in situ.  The analysis...

24 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let landlords with property assets held in a company could be taking advantage of the current dip in house prices to...

19 August 2023

From: Tax & Finance

The lack of available housing stock is creating huge problems throughout the Private Rented Sector, including the supply chain. We all know...

19 August 2023

From: The Big Issues

Sadiq Khan and activist leader launch rent control social media campaign

London Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan and the Labour-supporting leader of the Generation Rent pressure group have starred in a lengthy social...

16 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage lenders slammed for ‘daylight robbery' on BTL arrangement fees

Landlords and brokers are up in arms about alleged profiteering by buy to let mortgage lenders’ arrangement fees. These jumped last autumn...

15 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Charity acknowledges that landlords need help to keep homes

A charity has acknowledged that landlords need help to keep their homes, and in turn continue to provide much-needed homes in...

15 August 2023

From: Breaking News

 Landlords selling up have left it too late for maximum gains

Investors selling a buy to let so far in 2023 made gains which were 10.1 per cent lower than those who...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Gains Tax - How to optimise your position

The data from the 2021 to 2022 tax year reveals that it has been a bumper year for capital gains in...

12 August 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Buy To Let mortgage arrears soar as high interest rates hit

Data from mortgage lenders’ trade body UK Finance will make grim reading for anyone interested in the well-being of the housing...

11 August 2023

From: Breaking News

At last! Mainstream media support for landlords

The business editor of London’s daily newspaper, the Evening Standard, has made a strong statement in support of landlords. Jonathan Prynn, in...

11 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Tax benefits lead landlords to flock towards incorporation

A growing number of landlords are incorporating in order to salvage profits from the difficult buy to let sector, a bank...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Quitting Buy To Let? Here’s a list of where you can sell up quickly

Landlords pulling out of buy to let because of high costs and overbearing regulation now have a guide to how quickly...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let mortgage mayhem goes on - lender in, lender out

Beverley Building Society has entered the buy to let market for the first time with two new products. Its variable rate BTL...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

New legal warning - Renters Reform Bill will hit landlords

Millions of UK landlords will be adversely affected by the Renters Reform Bill, a solicitor warns - the latest law expert...

07 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Richest landlords stick with rentals as sales market tanks

A prominent buying agent operating at the high end of the prime London market has given an interesting insight into how...

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - interest rate decision by Bank of England

The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee has announced its decision on base rate. It will rise by 0.25 per cent to...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Crunch Day for Two Million Buy To Let Mortgages

The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee meets again today with strong expectations that they will agree their 14th successive base...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords want to improve EPCs as soon as possible - claim

A survey suggests that landlords want to improve the energy efficiency of their properties as soon as possible - despite a...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Surge in tenants wanting to buy properties off landlords

A finance house says it’s seeing an increase in tenants offering to buy their properties off their landlords. James Briggs, head of...

02 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Fifth of landlords not raising rent despite interest rates and inflation

Some 18 per cent of buy to let landlords have suggested they are not raising rents for tenants despite inflation and...

31 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Investment and How the Investor Demographic has Evolved

Property investment dates back centuries – millennia, even. As a fundamental necessity for post-nomadic humanity, residential and commercial real estate have...

29 July 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Best yields identified for potential buy to let investments

A property investment platform has analysed rental yields to see the best returning areas for buy to let investors. Sourced Franchise analysed...

28 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Over half private rental properties would fail new EPC target

Legislation requiring all rental properties to have an energy performance certificate  rating of C or above will require upgrades to around...

26 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Warning to landlords selling up - price your property sensibly

A warning is going out today from the UK’s largest property auctioneer about the sensible pricing of property coming to the...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Huge cost rise in store for landlords, warns Bank of England

A new Bank of England forecast predicts that average monthly payments on buy to let mortgages will increase by around £275...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Building Society mortgage offer targets incorporated landlords

Leeds Building Society has launched a new range of Buy to Let mortgages for landlords operating as a limited company. In addition...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord arrears rising faster than home owners - new figures

Arrears in the buy to let sector are worsening at a faster rate than for homeowners. Octane Capital analysed industry figures on...

12 July 2023

From: Breaking News

UK house prices tumble more than in Europe - interest rates to blame?

Britain has suffered the worst house price fall out of any major European economy according to a report from property consultancy Knight...

07 July 2023

From: Breaking News

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