Letting

Buy-to-let landlords cash-in on record August rents

Friday, 20 September 2013 | News

Rents in England and Wales are near their record highs once again, reaching an average of £743 in August.

Cash in on the student buy-to-let goldmine

Monday, 24 August 2015 | Article

If you're spending hundreds of pounds every month paying for your child's rent while they're away at university, you may find you'll be better off turning your expenditure into an investment and buying a home for your...

My bugbear about buy-to-let

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth
Buy-to-let mortgage applications have soared by 26% annually, according to recent analysis by Sequence, a national chain of estate agents, and have risen by 11% since March alone.
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Can my son get tax relief if he rents out his flat?

Thursday, 27 June 2013 | Question and Answer

I believe he will get full tax relief as long as the property is not let to family members.

Letting agent fees should be scrapped, charity says

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 | News

Letting agent fees are "out of control" and should be scrapped, a housing charity has warned.

Should you get into the buy-to-let business?

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | Article

Buy-to-let (BTL) seems like a good money-spinner for a growing number of income-seeking investors battling with low interest rates and stockmarket volatility.

Buy-to-let lending rises to £4.2 billion

Thursday, 09 May 2013 | News

The buy-to-let sector continues to grow, with mortgages accounting for 13% of total mortgage lending in the UK.

Top buy-to-let locations revealed

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 | News

Southampton takes the crown for the best location for buy-to-let, offering savvy landlords an impressive 7.82% rental yield.

Unexpected charges top letting agent complaint list

Friday, 15 February 2013 | News

'Surprise' or 'drip-fed' charges made by letting agents are commonplace, according to a report by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) published today.

Should you invest in buy-to-let?

Thursday, 18 April 2013 | News

The number of buy-to-let loans advanced in the three months to the end of March was 34,400, 2% more than in final quarter of 2012, data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has revealed.