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KEYWORD "Fixed Rate" - 101 RESULTS
Interest Rate Decision announced by Bank of England

The Bank of England has kept base interest rate at 5.25%. Some industry figures hoped for a cut following yesterday’s inflation news,...

20 June 2024

From: Breaking News

No Chance of Interest Rate Cut Today despite inflation good news

Experts say there is no chance of a cut in interest rates being announced by the Bank of England ’s Monetary...

20 June 2024

From: Breaking News

More Lenders Cut Rates and Rules to Win Landlord Clients

Three more lenders have revised their buy to let mortgage range as competition continues apace to get landlord customers. Landbay has announced...

19 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Lenders step up pitch for buy to let landlords

Several lenders have revised their products as competition for buy to let landlords hots up. Melton Building Society has launched four new...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let lender slashes rates on mortgages

Foundation Home Loans has cut rates across its buy to let, core and ‘specials’ range and changed some residential rates as...

30 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Bad news for landlords as lender increases rates on BTL mortgages

Santander today in increases selected residential new business fixed-rate deals, as well as some landlord and residential offers. It is also lifting the...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

BTL mortgage lender launches short let products, and cuts some rates

Foundation Home Loans’ buy to let product range - Buy to Let by Foundation - has cut fees on some options...

13 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy to let mortgage changes across wide range of products

There’s been a bevvy of buy to let mortgage deal changes this week. Shawbrook has made a series of reductions across its...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord Crisis - Shocking rise in repossessions and arrears

There’s been a huge rise in the number of buy to let property repossessions in the first quarter of 2024 compared...

04 April 2024

From: Breaking News

More buy to let mortgage rate changes from lenders

There have been more changes to buy to let mortgage ranges from lenders. Coming into effect today, The Mortgage Works will be...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Council Tax Rebates for renters - think tank’s suggestion

A think tank is urging the UK government to consider tax perks for private renters to help them save faster for...

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Call for eco-tax incentives to make landlords improve, and not sell

Rightmove is calling on Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to use next week’s Budget as an opportunity to incentivise landlords to make properties...

28 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

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

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

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

Worst house price falls for 15 years reported by lender

The average price of a home in Wales fell to £234,086 at the end 2023 following continued economic and financial pressures,...

30 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

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

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

Rental sector rivals unite against Tory First Time Buyer plans

Both sides of the rental divide have criticised Conservative proposals to boost housing demand while doing nothing about supply. Over the New...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

HMRC reveals big slump in residential property deals

New data from HM Revenue and Customs reveals a 22 per cent annual drop in residential transactions in the year to...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Chiefs forecast better days for landlords in 2024

Many landlords say they’re set to expand investments in 2024 despite facing up to 80 per cent higher costs in the...

29 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage costs for many landlords rocket upwards - fresh figures

Monthly interest costs have surged by 283 per cent since 2021 for landlords using interest-only mortgages, research shows. Octane Capital compared rates...

22 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Inflation Drop’s Big Question - will interest rates fall sooner, not later?

Consumer Price Inflation in November was 3.9 per cent - significantly lower than the 4.4 per cent expected by many analysts. It’s...

21 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

Landlord Warning - many face 80 per cent sky-rocketing costs

A respected financial body is warning that landlords face rising costs of up to 80 per cent in the next two...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgages - landlord confidence in fixed rates has been restored, says lender

A mortgage lender survey suggests landlords are returning to fixed rate mortgages. Landbay says more investors are opting for five-year fixed mortgages...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Good news at last as major index heralds ‘housing market recovery’

UK house prices rose an average of 0.2 per cent month on month in November - prompting the Nationwide to call...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

More big rent rises in 2024 as demand set to outstrip supply again

One of the first forecasts for the rental market for 2024 suggests that strong growth will continue. Property consultancy JLL says that...

13 November 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

Lowest mortgage rates for landlords are tied to good EPC ratings

Paragon Bank is the latest to reduce mortgage rates for landlords. It’s cut rates across 22 buy-to-let mortgage products, with fixed deals...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Another house price drop with worse to come say some analysts

House prices fell 1.9 per cent in August and are down 4.6 per cent over the year, according to Halifax.  It’s the...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation - new blow as Nationwide reveals growing slump

August saw a further softening in house prices which are now 5.3 per cent down on a year ago. The Nationwide says...

04 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Owners in major debt should switch tenure to rental - Mayor Khan

In an unusual move, London Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan says home owners in dire financial difficulties should be able to switch...

24 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

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

Capital Appreciation to dip for next two years - warning

The latest market snapshot from Zoopla suggests landlords’ capital appreciation over the second half of this year depends almost entirely on...

31 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Rate rises in August AND September despite inflation drop - forecast

One of the country’s leading mortgage brokers predicts a rise in the Bank of England base rate next month - and...

20 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

Nothing for landlords in Chancellor’s new mortgage deal

The government has taken limited action over the soaring cost of mortgages - but there’s no direct help for landlords and...

26 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Housing market crash “inevitable” warns expert ahead of rate decision

A mortgage expert is warning that a housing market crash now looks ”inevitable” as expectations run high of what many be...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Interest-only mortgages in decline, even before latest crisis

New data from UK Finance, the mortgage lenders’ trade body, throws light on how the mortgage and interest rate crisis may...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage worries grow as buy to let re-pricing goes on

A typical two-year fixed mortgage deal now has an interest rate of more than 6.0 per cent for the first time...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

New dire warning of rent rises as landlords end fixed-rate deals

There’s a new warning this morning that rents are set to soar as landlords struggle with much higher interest rate payments...

16 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Anger as buy to let stress tests make borrowing almost impossible

There’s been widespread anger from the mortgage broker community in response to NatWest’s decision to make buy to let stress tests...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Warning! - All housing market signs point south

The Halifax says house prices were flat in May, but fell 1.0 per cent in a year - the first annual...

10 June 2023

From: The Big Issues

New blow to house prices with first annual fall in 11 years

House prices were largely unchanged in May, edging down by just £130 compared to April - but on an annual basis...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let mortgage products removed from market by lenders

Moneyfacts, the respected independent mortgage market monitor, is warning that lenders have been withdrawing buy to let fixed deals. Within the buy...

01 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Tenants offered unique 100 per cent mortgage to “escape renting”

Renters are being offered a 100 per cent mortgage by the Skipton Building Society - the first time such a product...

09 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Another lender cuts Buy To Let mortgage deals

Virgin Money has cut a range of its core, exclusive and buy to let deals. BTL core and exclusive highlights include -...

13 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Lender reinstates Green mortgages for landlords with good EPCs

Buy to let specialist lender Landbay has brought back its green five-year fixed rate range as well as launching two new...

04 April 2023

From: Breaking News

New Buy To Let mortgage products from major lender

The Mortgage Works, the specialist buy to let mortgage wing of the Nationwide Building Society, has revised its product range for...

31 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Bank of England reveals interest rate decision

The Bank of England has raised base rate by 0.25 per cent to 4.25 per cent - the highest level since...

23 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords omitted from guidelines to help struggling mortgage payers

The Financial Conduct Authority has set out ways in which mortgage lenders can help customers struggling with payments - but landlords...

13 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Worst Over? Buy To Let mortgage market bounces back

It looks like the buy to let mortgage market has bounced back after the disastrous mini-Budget. Moneyfacts, an independent mortgage monitor, says...

07 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors forced to sell after failing remortgage affordability

A buy to let mortgage broker is warning landlords that as many as one in three investors fail their lender's affordability...

06 March 2023

From: Breaking News

New forecast says house prices will stay flat and NOT fall

An influential housing market analyst says it now looks like house prices will stay flat in 2023, rather than fall. Nicholas Mendes,...

24 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital appreciation dips but no price crash in sight

House prices rose by 9.8 per cent year-on-year in December compared with the same month in 2021, the Office for National...

16 February 2023

From: Breaking News

New advice for landlords hit by latest interest rate rise

Landlords are being offered fresh advice if they have been hit with higher interest payments following the base rate rise to...

03 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Interest Rates: Bank of England announces latest decision

The Bank of England has increased base rate to 4.0 per cent - its 10th rate rise in a row. Avinav Nigam,...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage costs could drop 25% by end of 2023 - forecast

Although most landlords will be on fixed rate mortgages, those suffering because of recent interest rate rises have some good news...

31 January 2023

From: Breaking News

A Perfect Storm for London Renters?

The perennial shortage of new homes in the capital has now collided with a sharp increase in government regulation, a tripling...

28 January 2023

From: The Big Issues

High mortgage costs and deposits set to keep rental demand high

New data produced this morning by the Nationwide suggests prospective first time buyers are having a tough time - and many...

13 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Stricter EPCs, Rent Controls, S21 Scrapping - is this 2023?

Yes, it’s that time again when the property hoi polloi impose their predictions for the following year on us and so,...

17 December 2022

From: The Big Issues

Mortgage arrears low despite pressures on landlords and households

The lenders’ trade body - UK Finance - says that despite the wider economic problems there has been no impact on...

08 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Understanding Buy To Let finances – tips for new landlords

Although the property and mortgage markets have been in a state of flux for the past few months, with rising interest...

03 December 2022

From: Tax & Finance

Good News - buy to let mortgage product choice improves dramatically

There’s been a dramatic short-term improvement in the number of mortgage products available for buy to let landlords. The independent mortgage market...

30 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords will sell up in droves, mortgage chief warns

Landlords are being advised to check when their current mortgage fixed terms are expiring or see whether they wish to have...

07 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Government must  help landlords and tenants, mortgage expert insists

The government must explain how it will help the private rental sector - both landlords and tenants - through the cost...

07 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Interest rates up as gloomy housing market forecast is revealed

The Bank of England has increased its base rate from 2.25 per cent to 3.0 per cent. This is the largest hike...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Liz Truss and the Landlord Bonanza

There’s rather a lot going on in the economy as I write this and, by the time it is published, who...

01 October 2022

From: Agent Advice

Want a fixed-rate buy to let mortgage? You’ll have to wait…

Landlords have been told that if they want a fixed-rate mortgage to help them through the current financial crisis they will...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Interest rate rise announced by the Bank of England

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England has agreed to raise interest rates by 0.5 per cent to 2.25...

22 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Interest Rate Rise Today - what will it mean?

There’s widespread speculation that the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee will today announce another interest rate rise - and it...

22 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Advice to Landlords: Plan Ahead in Volatile Markets

We seem to be living in a continuous stream of ‘once in a lifetime’ events. From Brexit, to the pandemic and...

17 September 2022

From: Tax & Finance

Analysing your property portfolio this autumn

The UK’s buy-to-let market has changed beyond recognition over the last few years and with a recession on the horizon, landlords...

15 September 2022

From: Sponsored Content

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06 September 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Energy Crisis - Period homes may be nightmares for landlords

A leading financial analyst says what are generally called “period properties” are set to become financial nightmares for landlords or owner...

05 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords and the Next Interest Rate Decision

On August 4 the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise the base rate from 1.25 to 1.75 per...

03 September 2022

From: Tax & Finance

Top Tory demands two-year rent freeze with re-letting restrictions

A senior Conservative has made a surprise plea for a two year rent freeze in the private rental sector with no...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Bad news for landlords as big interest rate rise announced

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee has announced that base rate is rising from 1.25 to 1.75 per cent. The rate is now...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords Beware - Interest rates could soar further, warns Bank boss

A senior figure at the Bank of England is warning that base rate could rise to 2.0 per cent or more...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Soaring buy to let mortgage costs may force landlords to switch

New research showed a large month-on-month increase in the cost of typical buy to let fixed rate mortgages popular with landlords.   Online...

14 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rising rents now massive problem for older tenants too, claims analyst

A prominent financial analyst says the fast-rising costs of renting mean tenants are becoming less financially resilient - and this applies...

28 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Should landlords pay early redemption fees to avoid mortgage misery?

The latest Bank of England base rate increase will serve only to increase the pain on landlords, it’s been claimed. This is...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Brace, Brace - interest rates likely to rise further this week

The Bank of England is this week expected to increase base rate for the fifth time in a row. The Bank’s monetary...

14 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Why a green mortgage could be the answer to new EPC regulation

Whether it’s increasing the amount we recycle, choosing sustainable products, or reducing our carbon footprint by limiting the amount we travel,...

11 June 2022

From: Rental Reform

Buy To Let mortgage choice strong - but getting more expensive

Independent mortgage sector monitor Moneyfacts says the choice for landlords wanting to borrow remains very strong - but increasingly interest rates...

24 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage costs soar for landlords, with worse to come - warning

Landlords have been hit with steep rises in the cost of buy to let fixed rate mortgages even before the Bank...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Bad News - Lenders speed up passing on interest rate rises to landlords

An online specialist mortgage broker claims that lenders are getting quicker at passing in interest rate rises to landlords. Property Master says...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Is It Time For Landlords to Cash Out?

As we approach what is commonly the busiest month of the year, there is one question many in the sector many...

19 March 2022

From: Agent Advice

Buy To Let mortgage costs soar as interest rate rises fees through

Landlords now have to pay as much as £40 extra per property because of interest rate rises. That’s the calculation of online...

10 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Airbnb and buy to let mortgages for ex-pat investors

There’s more evidence of ex-pats re-entering the buy to let and holiday let markets. The Cambridge Building Society has introduced three buy...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords sheltered from worst effect of interest rate rise - claim

Landlords are being insulated from the worst effects of interest rate rises because lenders are so keen to win and keep...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Exclusive - fixed-rate lettings platform to roll out across the UK

A new fixed-rate platform has been launched that says it will save landlords thousands of pounds in management fees. Rentd claims to...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage choice soars for first time landlords

The choice of buy to let mortgage deals for first time landlords has soared according to the independent market monitor Moneyfacts.  “Our...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Heaven - biggest buy to let product choice since 2017

There’s a 15 year record high in the number of buy to let mortgage products available for current or new landlords. The...

25 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Another Green mortgage launched for good EPC buy to lets

One of the biggest buy to let lenders is the latest mortgage firm to launch a green product. From today the Barclays...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Brace, Brace - landlords warned mortgage rates are set to rise

Landlords are being warned that the next Bank of England base rate rise, possibly at its next meeting in early February,...

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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