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16th January 2017
Tougher buy to let mortgage affordability rules for landlords have come into effect this month with an instant impact on the market. From January 1, the Bank of England has ordered financial institutions to work to stricter lending guidelines which will lead to fewer landlord loans and offers of lower... ... more »
13th January 2017
The revelation that the couple running Britain’s largest buy to let business have a ‘banned list’ of unwanted tenants has sparked an angry debate. Housing charities, tenants and politicians have flocked to social media with abusive comments about the couple - Fergus and Judith Wilson. ... more »
11th January 2017
Landlords are involved with 77 deposit disputes with tenants every day, according to the latest figures. The three government approved deposit protection services logged 28,100 disputes in the year ending March 31, 2016 – the most ever. ... more »
9th January 2017
A tax crack down on buy to let landlords is likely to make a drastic shortage of buy to let homes even worse, according to property experts. Britain needs around 1.8 million more rental properties by 2025 to cope with escalating demand from tenants, says the Royal Institution of Chartered... ... more »
6th January 2017
Finding a buy to let mortgage is becoming even tougher for landlords as the Bank of England signals lenders must tighten up their underwriting. The Bank’s Prudential Regulation Authority is ordering banks, building societies and other lenders to set stricter lending rules for buy to let borrowers. ... more »