Landlord News

14:37 PM, 26th May 2022, About 2 hours ago|
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Last year, because interest rates were so low and many landlords were incorporating, landlords weren’t thinking of selling. This year however tells a completely different story. Mortgages have shot up following high interest rates, leaving an innumerable amount of landlords with impossibly large bills. The bottom line is: some landlords need to sell. As a landlord myself, I’ve also been living and breathing this, having had to personally downsize by selling 75 properties and k
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11:11 AM, 26th May 2022, About 5 hours ago|
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Analysis from Key Later Life Finance ahead of the Platinum Jubilee shows house prices have increased 138 times in value during the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. Average house prices were £1,891 in 1952 at the start of her reign and are now £260,771, an increase of 138 times. While inflation naturally means that spending power decreases over time, it is sobering to think that today’s monthly household disposable income of £2,616 (£31,400 per annum) would have bought yo
10:55 AM, 26th May 2022, About 6 hours ago|
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Zephyr Homeloans, the specialist buy-to-let (BTL) lender owned by Computershare, has reintroduced a seven-year fixed deal into its mortgage product range. The lender said it is offering 3.79% on a seven-year, fixed rate, standard buy-to-let mortgage at 65% LTV for properties with an A to C rated energy performance certificate (EPC), and 3.89% on standard properties with an EPC rating of D and E. Paul Fryers, Managing Director at Zephyr Homeloans said: “Amidst the current risi
8:39 AM, 26th May 2022, About 8 hours ago|
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10:24 AM, 25th May 2022, About A day ago|
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10:11 AM, 25th May 2022, About A day ago|
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I read on a government site just recently that if ‘right to rent’ checks are incorrect, the punishment can be up to 5 years in prison and unlimited fines!!! Surely this is over the top as it is hardly the crime of the century!...
9:33 AM, 25th May 2022, About A day ago|
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The Lettings Industry Council (TLIC), formed Theresa Wallace from Savills (UK) Ltd and Kate Faulkner, has released a report which makes recommendations based on the expected changes to be introduced in the Renter’s Reform Bill. The report...
16:03 PM, 24th May 2022, About 2 days ago|
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My wife and I were wondering if we moved into our HMO, by not taking in a new group of students and paying the HMO mortgage off with the sale of our residential property and using what was the HMO as our new main residence?...
15:46 PM, 24th May 2022, About 2 days ago|
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There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that additional regulation and taxes are having the opposite effect of what the Government is trying to achieve. Red tape, bureaucracy and tax are all proven methods to reduce investment. If the real objective of the Government is for every person to be able to live in a safe home there is a very simple solution –...