Leeds Building Society and Halifax have launched five-year fixed rate mortgages for buy-to-let, home mover and first-time buyer borrowers.
As we approach the final quarter of 2014 the country is faced with much economic uncertainty.
The news from the Treasury that there is a strong possibility that accidental landlords will fall under MMR-style regulation in 2016 should not be shock based on the FCA’s ethos that consumer behaviour should drive product design.
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Coventry intermediaries has launched a number of new buy-to-let products, with rates starting at 2.99%.
Leeds Building Society has increased its buy-to-let and holiday-let procuration fees from up to 0.37% to a maximum of 0.5%.
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More than half of tenants have had a problem with their landlord or letting agent in the last five years. Here are the most common ways that buy-to-let goes bad.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has revealed a statement of practice aimed at buy-to-let lending which will remain outside regulation following the implementation of the EU Credit Directive.
Gross lending in Q2 increased by 9% against the previous three months to £51.5bn - the highest amount advanced in a second quarter since 2008.
Brokers are optimistic that speculation about a rise in the Bank of England base rate will create a surge in more remortgage enquiries from customers, survey results have shown.
The Treasury's U-turn on the regulation of buy-to-let mortgages will see ‘accidental landlords' swept into the same regime as residential property owners.
The Treasury's decision to regulate buy-to-let mortgages as part of the implementation of the EU Mortgage Credit Directive is ‘frustrating', said Paul Smee, director-general of the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
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