Buy to Let News

care home rooms

Institutional money is being invested into care home rooms

27/08/2014

It is no surprise to anyone that has looked into the cost of residential care homes recently that investing in rooms has become attractive for institutional investors. The average yield on care home rooms is over 10% and the prospects for capital appreciation look good. Aviva and Legal & General for example are investing in… Read more

No such thing as the best Buy to Let product

No such thing as the best Buy to Let product

13/08/2014

What is the best Buy to Let product is one of the questions I am most often asked. Unfortunately for me there is no answer to that question as at a guess there are probably 50 – 100 plus factors to consider when searching for the right product that will fit an individual and their… Read more

shawbrook

Shawbrook the property investor’s best kept secret launch new fixed rates

12/08/2014

Shawbrook are one of the UK’s leading property investor focused lenders, but as they are not on the High Street and can only be access by authorised brokers they remain hidden from the limelight. They specialise in the more commercial end of the Buy to Let and Investment property market than more mainstream and sometimes… Read more

round click here

Property118′s own Buy to Let Mortgage sourcing system and calculator

11/08/2014

I regularly update the products on our own in house Buy to Let Mortgage sourcing system and calculator. This takes quite a bit of time, but it is definitely worth it is worth reminding readers what it can do as it is our own in house design specifically based around the needs of property investors…. Read more

22

Buy to Let Catch-22 Situation

29/07/2014

I have been attempting to buy a Buy to Let property now for some time now (at least six months) but have hit an impasse. I and the vendor have agreed a price and I have had a 75% LTV buy-to-let mortgage application approved. However, the property needs renovating – new GCH, kitchen and bathroom… Read more

Buy to Let

Loan to income ratio on Buy to Let – what could be next?

17/07/2014

It has been announced that the Nat West and RBS group will be tightening their Buy to Let mortgage criteria even further. They will be limiting their loan to income ratio to 4.99. The move became effective as from the 14th July and this criteria change follows on the heels of a recent reduction in… Read more

Evicting tenants just to break a contract with a letting agent

Evicting tenants just to break a contract with a letting agent

16/07/2014

I was talking to Tony Sheldon at LettingSupermarket.com this morning about the increasing number of landlords who are being forced into evicting perfect tenants as the only way to get out of a contract they have with their letting agents.  Tony explained that he has conversations with landlords on a daily basis who are so… Read more

portrate

Remember our background is in BuytoLet and Commercial finance

01/07/2014

Mark, Mike and I met through the common background of BuytoLet and Commercial Finance. Over the years through The Money Centre and now Property118 we have literally helped 10s of thousands of Landlords, developers and investors start and grow their property businesses. Unfortunately we are now old enough to have seen, done and bought the… Read more

The NISA way to invest into buy to let

The NISA way to invest into buy to let

25/06/2014

The 2014 Budget saw a package of measures announced to help savers trying to build a nest egg. One of the most significant changes was the introduction of the new ISA (NISA) which comes into effect on Tuesday 1st July 2014. This will see ISA allowances both increase to £15,000 and become investable in any… Read more

Mark Edwards - Residential Property Landlord and Finance Broker

Buy to let, no minimum income

21/06/2014

You may well be forgiven for thinking that the current climate has been quite tough for obtaining finance.  The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) recent implementation of the Mortgage Market Review, which put new restrictions on lending, has now been quickly followed by talk of the Bank of England looking to raise interest rates sooner rather than… Read more

Load More Posts

×

Profile has been updated! Click here to view

×

Share with your friends?

Please share this article via one or more of the following social networks

×

Report this comment

  • Please enter a value between 7 and 7.
    Please complete the simple sum to prove you are a human
×

Please log in or

Join Property118 - It's FREE

or press Esc (top left of your keyboard) to close this message

×