Following Tuesday’s long-awaited White Paper – “Fixing our broken housing market” – an industry commentator says that landlords need more support from the government.
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is supporting Government proposals to introduce mandatory electrical safety checks in privately rented homes – but says that the tests must be risk based.
A shocking story reported on the BBC today has highlighted how thousands of owners of new-build homes are being hit with unexpected costs when they go to buy the freehold.
Santander is taking a step back and reviewing a clause within its Buy to Let (BTL) mortgage contract that requires landlords to raise rents by “as much as can be reasonably achieved” whenever possible
New research from consumer rights charity Citizens Advice has revealed that almost 1.5 million privately rented households in England would like longer tenancies so they could have more security in th
Right to Manage insurance is property insurance specifically intended for leaseholders who have come together to form their own Right to Manage company and need buildings insurance cover.
According to Clive Emson Auctioneers there appears to be a growing number of residential property investors looking to add commercial properties to their portfolios amid recent changes to buy to let m
Existing and prospective buy to let investors are already likely to be aware of some of the recent pressures facing private sector landlords – many of these were described in a story published in the
Landlords of Peterborough properties who haven’t already signed up to the selective licensing policy which came into effect on 1 September 2016 have been told they have one last chance before...
According to the latest Broker Sentiment Survey from bridging finance company MTF, 84% of brokers said they were unable to source a buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage for some of their clients in Q4 of last ye
It’s that time of year to turn the heating up and make sure you are warm and snug at home. It’s something you’re quite likely to do, of course, so it is more than reasonable that your tenants are hopi
According to the latest figures available from Mortgages for Business, buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage lending returned to some form of normality during the final quarter of 2016.