From the 30th September this year, landlords with four or more buy-to-let properties will have to satisfy different criteria to secure mortgage borrowing.Read on
Every year, major property companies publish property price forecasts, giving their predictions for how the market will perform over the coming months and years. Given the economic uncertainty that has been thrown up by Brexit, the forecasts for this year have perhaps been of wider interest than usual.Read on
Evironmental Health Officers are authorised to reprimand landlords who do not protect their tenants against certain hazards within the rental property.Read on
As the weather worsens after the summer (or a bit before!), the risk of damage to property increases.Read on
Buying, renovating and potentially furnishing a property is an expensive process and it’s natural to want to keep costs as low as possible, particularly if you are trying to make a limited amount of capital go as far as possible.Read on
There are currently nearly 150 ‘Statutory Provisions’ that apply to lettings. Do you know what they are?Read on
What's your investment plan for your buy-to-let properties?Read on
Read how the property market is shaping up for 2017.Read on
From 6th April 2017, all landlords have to do their accounts in a very different way. For some, this is likely to result in substantially higher tax bills than seen in previous years.Read on
Since the last election, housing has featured as one of the top policy stories from both opposition parties and the Government. And when the new cabinet arrived, in the summer of 2016, they were clear that housing would be a number one priority, promising a new housing white paper.Read on
There is no guarantee that it will be possible to arrange continuous letting of the property, nor that rental income will be sufficient to meet the cost of the mortgage.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
There will be a fee for mortgage advice. The actual amount you pay will depend upon your circumstances.
The fee is up to 1% but a typical fee is 0.3% of the amount borrowed.