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Buy to Let Market Forum 2024

Select Car Leasing Stadium, Reading


08.15 – 08.30  Registration

08.30 – 09.30 Networking breakfast with exhibitors

09.30 – 09.35  Welcome from Mortgage Solutions

Iain Cartlidge, managing director, Mortgage Solutions

09.35 – 10.20  Buy-to-let facts and stats: looking for the good news in 2024 and beyond

  • UK economic snapshot: latest key indicators and long-term prospects
  • The lie of the land for landlords: regulatory, physical policy updates and landlord sentiment

Rob Thomas, principal researcher, IMLA

Followed by:

Don’t look back in anger: opportunities and challenges in 2023 and future outlook

  • Top 10 things you need to know this year
  • Assessing the positive tailwinds for the market
  • Is this the year of opportunities for buy-to-let?

Steve Cox, chief commercial officer, Fleet Mortgages

Emily Hollands, group head of distribution, OSB Group

10.20 – 10.50   The practical guide to limited company structures

  • Different types of limited company structures and how these can be utilised by landlords
  • How lenders in the specialist market can lend on different structures and what is acceptable
  • Examples of different corporate structures through case studies

David Whittaker, chief executive officer, Keystone Property Finance

10.50 – 11.20   Specialist buy-to-let mortgages: overcoming buy-to-let challenges in 2024 

An in-depth focus on specialist finance, highlighting:

  • What makes specialist mortgages ‘specialist’?
  • The affordability tools available on the specialist market
  • MFS’ unique approach to specialist buy-to-let mortgages

Mike will lead the audience through detailed case scenarios to provide a deeper understanding and illustrate how specialist finance can overcome real-world complications facing brokers.

Mike Cook, chief mortgage officer, Market Finance Solutions

11.20 – 11.50  Mid-morning refreshments and networking with exhibitors

11.50- 12.20  Valuations 101 – A deeper look into buy-to-let valuations 

  • Demystifying challenges with buy-to-let valuations in 2024
  • Understanding the different types of valuations within buy-to-let
  • Help us help you: a guide for ensuring a smooth valuation process
  • Real-world case study assessments

Jason Wilde, national sales manager, Paragon Bank

12.20-12.50      Maximising returns with Houses in Multiple Occupation and multi-unit freehold blocks

  • Key trends and opportunities
  • Navigating the mortgage landscape and criteria
  • Risk management and compliance: ensuring profitability while adhering to regulations.

Beth Foryszewski, national account manager, Landbay  

12.50 -13.30  Working together, working smarter: strategies to sustain long term growth in the buy-to-let sector 

  • Exploring the value of partnerships and collaboration among lenders, distributors, advisers and other stakeholders in the buy-to-let sector
  • Exploring innovative approaches that buy-to-let advisers can adopt to support their clients and how lenders are supporting and innovating in this space
  • The importance of taking the lead on sustainability in the private rented sector

Grace Bennett, business development manager, Family Building Society

Jason Berry, group sales director, Crystal Specialist Finance

Dale Jannels, CEO, One Mortgage System

Adrian Scoates, corporate relationship manager, The Mortgage Works


13.30  Closing remarks

13.35 – 14.35  Delegate networking lunch with exhibitors


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