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Buy to let mortgage deals hot up for landlords Latest Articles

New lenders are eyeing buy-to-let as others are shaping up their deals to give landlords a wider choice of rates and products.

Yorkshire Building Society has indicated a move in to the market before July on the back of the merger with Chelsea Building Society, which had a large property investment lending book. Continue reading Buy to let mortgage deals hot up for landlords


Why some mortgage lenders including Paragon Mortgages Stress Test at 9% or more Latest Articles, Question of the Week

Lenders and commentators – including the influential Paul Fisher, the Bank of England’s director of markets – are warning that the natural interest rate in a well-functioning economy is around the 5% mark.

With the Bank of England base rate stuck firmly at 0.5% since March 2009, many are worried that buy to let landlords have not subjected their property businesses to a robust stress-test to see what happens when rates go up. Continue reading Why some mortgage lenders including Paragon Mortgages Stress Test at 9% or more


Paragon plans to lend £1 billion to buy to let professionals Latest Articles

Paragon Mortgages logoBuy to let specialist lender Paragon Mortgages has announced a 32% rise in profits as the firm looks to reassert its former position as a major funder of professional landlords by lending £1 billion.

After nearly three years away from the market, the lender has opened for new business after securing £200 million backing from the Macquarie Bank in Australia. Continue reading Paragon plans to lend £1 billion to buy to let professionals


Professional landlords snap up more homes to let. Buy to let accounted for nearly 10% of all mortgage broker business in the three months ending September 30 Latest Articles, Lettings & Management, Property Sales & Sourcing

Experienced landlords are still expanding their buy to let portfolios and accounted for nearly 10% of all mortgage broker business in the three months ending September 30.

Soaring numbers of enquiries from tenants and a lack of properties to rent are driving demand that is giving investors’ confidence to buy more homes. Continue reading Professional landlords snap up more homes to let. Buy to let accounted for nearly 10% of all mortgage broker business in the three months ending September 30


The history of No Money Down and Instant Remortgages since 1992 Favourite Articles, Latest Articles, Property Investment Strategies

Mark AlexanderIt was 1992, we were at the tail of the property crash of the late 80’s and early 90’s. I was still cutting my teeth in the market of providing commercial finance broking facilities to property investors. The phrase buy to let would not be invented for another four years and the internet was in its infancy. Property prices had fallen by 30% and interest rates had soared to 15%.

Continue reading The history of No Money Down and Instant Remortgages since 1992


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