Leeds Building Society has reduced rates on its no fee buy-to-let mortgages by up to 0.11% – with highlights including a 2.07% 2-year fix to 60% loan-to-value.
Renting out a property to a family is less hassle for landlords in the UK as they take up the least amount of time in terms of property management, a new survey shows.
New guidance for landlords in the UK have been published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government with the aim of stamping out overcrowded lets.
University cities outside of London provide rental yields for landlords up to seven times higher than in the capital with Liverpool providing the top rate, new research has found.
Landlords in Norfolk claim that they are owed thousands in unpaid rent while tenant deposits were left unprotected by a local letting agency that has gone bust.
An analysis of over 580,000 properties has produced a league table of Britain’s best and worst buy to let postcodes in terms of yield.
Many people in Britain not looking to buy a property simply don’t want the financial commitment that comes with owning a home, new research has found.
Landlords exiting the market because of tax and red tape have led to “an acute shortage of available properties to rent” across the country.
Despite tax and regulatory change it seems that being a landlord is not as bad as the headlines make out with new research showing that the buy to let market is attractive for a variety of reasons.
One in five landlords have entered the buy-to-let market without even planning to, finding themselves with a property ‘accidentally’ or through inheritance, Foundation Home Loans has found.
Two million tenants across the UK could be hit with rent rises in 2018 as 40% of landlords are planning to increase what they charge in the private rented sector, new research suggests.
It is well known that more tenants in the UK’s private rented sector would like to be able to keep pets in rented homes but landlords who do so need to be cautious, it is suggested.
Nearly two out of five (38%) landlords will use limited companies to buy properties over the next year compared to 28% as individuals, highlighting the continuing rise of the professional landlord.
A cross-party group of MPs, landlords and immigration lawyers are challenging the Right to Rent immigration policy in the High Court.
Rental growth in England (excluding London) fell to 1.18% in the year to May 2018, the smallest annual increase in five years, the latest Landbay Rental Index has found.
A third runway at Heathrow could lead to more buy-to-let business in that market surrounding Heathrow in Hounslow and Hillingdon, Adam Male, director of lettings at Urban.co.uk has predicted.
Fines of over £265,000 have been collected from British landlords who have failed to comply with controversial rules over checks on tenants eligibility to stay in the UK.
Buy-to-let landlords are being urged to prepare for the introduction of the letting fees ban, which will make it illegal to charge tenants for things like references or inventories.
A rogue landlord who swindled £28,000 from a family friend has been sentenced to four years in prison.
The Association of Residential Letting Agents says it is seeing the highest number of landlords selling their buy to let properties since its records began in 2015.