Is it possible for landlords to have a partial exit strategy without selling the goose that lays the golden eggs, i.e. their buy to let property. I have spoken to a very wide cross section of landlords over my time who have reached the point where they are saying “enough is enough”. They are fed up with tenants, letting agents, rules & regulations and of course void periods. However, for a whole plethora of reasons they don’t consider that now is the right time to sell up and are looking for alternative or partial exit strategies. Continue reading Partial Exit Strategies for Landlords
Mark Alexander founder of Property118.com
Yesterday (Friday 2nd September 2011) I attended a buy to let investors workshop at the Holiday Inn Kensington, London which was organised by Paul Shamplina of Landlord Action.
I had been invited as a special guest of Paul Shamplina, the founder of Landlord Action to review the event and provide constructive feedback. Landlord Action is a legal practice specialising in tenant evictions and litigation on behalf of landlords. Continue reading Review of Buy To Let Investors Workshop by Landlord Action
About a year ago Mark Alexander predicted that Equity Release mortgage providers would enter the buy to let lending business. With most traditional lenders insisting that buy to let mortgages are repaid at age 75, it looked as though the only real choice for borrowers with an interest only mortgage was going to be to sell their properties when they reached a certain age. This could well trigger unwanted capital gains tax. However, this is no longer the case as Equity Release now provides an alternative exit opportunity. Continue reading Could this be the ultimate buy to let investment property exit strategy?