Mark Alexander explains why, even though rates at these levels are extremely unlikely, high interest rates due to high inflation over a sustained period could actually be extremely good news for landlords who follow The Money Centre strategy of combining liquidity and high gearing. Continue reading Are 8% interest rates scaremongering?
Buy to let mortgage advice
Many investors have become cashflow beneficiaries of the ‘Credit Crunch’ due to the lowest interest rates in history. A question I am often asked is, “Should I use the extra cashflow to reduce my mortgage balances?” I appreciate that one day interest rates will go back up again and the base logic for what I consider to be the incorrect decision to repay debt now is to reduce payments in the future. Continue reading What you shouldn’t do – buy to let mortgage advice