Let-to-buy transactions should be exempt from European regulations which will see some buy-to-let mortgages classed as consumer decisions, according to panelists at The Buy To Let Market Forum.
As the phrase ‘one year on from MMR’ starts to fade away, it is being replaced with ‘one year until the MCD’.
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Gateway Surveyors has experienced its busiest month for valuations in its 10-year history, with volumes jumping by 20% in March on February’s figures.
Fleet Mortgages has reported £145m of buy-to-let lending in its first quarter of trading with an average loan size of £245,000.
Monthly secured lending volumes rose by 10.7% in February from £58.2m to £64.4m, figures from the Loans Warehouse index revealed.
NatWest Intermediary Solutions and Coventry BS are set to cut rates across their product ranges from 9 April.
Buy-to-let landlords in the North East are the least confident about their property investment, figures have shown.
The Financial Policy Committee has put the UK's buy-to-let lenders on notice that it will be monitoring activity in the market closely, minutes from its meeting on 24 March revealed.
Axis Bank UK, the UK subsidiary of India's third largest private sector bank, has launched a three-week pilot of its buy-to-let range with Mortgages for Business.
Kensington has cut rates by up to 0.6% across its buy-to-let and residential mortgage product range as part of its growth strategy.
Adviser network Sesame is the ninth distributor to be added to Fleet Mortgages’ panel with more firms to be added in the coming weeks, the lender has announced.
The debate rumbles on as to whether retirees will raid their pension pots to invest in property to rent out as a way to generate a monthly income.
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