Mortgage lenders are quietly furious behind the scenes that Prime Minister David Cameron’s Euro treaty veto may have scuppered their fight to block the regulation of buy to let loans.
As the dust settles on the UK’s lonely position standing in the kitchen looking on at the Eurozone party, buy to let could be one of the victims. Continue reading Cameron veto may mean buy to let regulation by EU
A shortage of homes to rent is pushing yields up for landlords – and the trend is likely to continue, say letting agents.
Yields have risen for 21 months in a row according to the latest buy to let market review for the three months ending October 31 from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Continue reading Buy to Let Drought Pushes up Yields for Landlords
Calling all landlords and associated property professionals
We all read the various pundits forecasts and they are nearly always wrong so I thought it would be interesting to see if Property118.com readers can predict any more accurately what will happen in 2012 than the professionals.
Please leave your considered guestimates in the comments section below and we will see who is the closest next year by creating an article about it in January 2013. Continue reading Your Property & Economic Predictions for 2012
The buy to let market will grind to a halt if EU proposals to change the way lenders hand out mortgages to landlords are approved, claim experts. Do not let this happen – sign the petition linked below.
The new rules will stop landlords buying new property to rent and restrict mortgage lending that will shrink the number of buyers and push house prices down.
This could put landlords and homeowners in to negative equity that would make selling homes impossible. Continue reading EU Trying To Kill Buy To Let – sign the petition to STOP it now.
England faces a shortage of up to 750,000 homes by 2025 according to an analysis of government projections by think-tank the Insitute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). Continue reading England faces housing gap of 750,000 properties by 2025