Tagged: Buy-to-let Mortgage

Private landlords under threat from Build to Rent?

Private landlords under threat from Build to Rent?

Build to Rent is about to kick off after Housing Minister Kris Hopkins announced a short list of projects in London, Manchester, Liverpool and Huddersfield vying for a share in a £1 billion pot...




Calls for quicker evictions to help landlords and good tenants

Calls for quicker evictions to help landlords and good tenants

A swifter and more streamlined eviction process in the buy to let sector would encourage more landlords to enter the market and provide a greater choice of properties for reliable tenants looking for private rental accommodation,...




Government continues push for bigger private rented sector as new Build to Rent shortlist announced

Government continues push for bigger private rented sector as new Build to Rent shortlist announced

Housing Minister Kris Hopkins today published a shortlist of developments in areas including London, Manchester, Liverpool and Kirklees, which could benefit from a share of the £1 billion Build to Rent fund to deliver...




Half of Britain ‘will be renting within 30 years’

Half of Britain ‘will be renting within 30 years’

Half of Great Britain could be renting within 30 years, according to a report published today. The report by non-profit company Million Homes, Million Lives, finds on current trends the proportion of householders who...




Osborne urged to offer tax relief for property pensions

Osborne urged to offer tax relief for property pensions

Property professionals and financial firms are campaigning for Chancellor George Osborne to allow buy to let homes as property pension investments. Osborne has faced a barrage of demands from pension providers, financial advisers and...




Rents up to £758 a month

Rents up to £758 a month

Buy-to-let mortgage applications have rocketed over the past year fuelled by a healthy increase in UK rents, new figures show. The average UK rent has increased 8% since January 2013 to an average of...




Rental yields for buy to let landlords in England and Wales remain high

Rental yields for buy to let landlords in England and Wales remain high

Landlords across England and Wales have seen returns eclipsed by those in London which have seen total annual returns of 14.6% in the 12 months to January 2014, up from 11.4% in the previous...




New buyers in the UK rent on average for seven years before buying, new research shows

New buyers in the UK rent on average for seven years before buying, new research shows

Home owners in the UK rent for an average of seven years, spending £41,900 on rental payments before buying their first property, according to new research. Some 15% of new home owners have been...




Unregulated buy-to-let set to flourish post-MMR

Unregulated buy-to-let set to flourish post-MMR

The buy-to-let sector will flourish as residential flounders in the months after the Mortgage Market Review is implemented, John Penn of Intelliflo claimed. The residential market will have more restrictions regarding affordability after April...