Should buy to let landlords buy life insurance?
I had a really interesting discussion about life insurance yesterday with a lady I’ve respected for many years. I will not embarrass...
Revealed – the great leasehold service charge rip-off
It’s likely that if you own a leasehold buy to let property that you have been a victim of the great service charge scam. Much publicity...
Development Finance is still supported in the current market
We are witnessing a significant rise in the incidence of some banks refusal to offer new or extended terms to development loan facilities.
Property plays a vital role for funding pensions
Property investors with buy to let rentals and holiday homes expect to supplement their pensions with cash from renting or selling,
CGT and divorce for buy to let landlords
Breaking up is hard to do – and that applies to a property portfolio as much as a marriage. Luckily, if buy to let landlords...
Property hijacks prompt fraud alert from the FSA
Financial watchdog is alerting landlords to watch out for property hijacking by fraudsters and crooked mortgage brokers. The Financial...
How to choose a Buy to Let mortgage based purely on cost
Firstly to give a level playing field you need to make two assumptions: You have decided on the type of rate Fixed or Variable e.g.