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The National Conference Centre, Birmingham

Buy to Let Market Forum 2024

The National Conference Centre, Birmingham


08.15 – 08.30  Registration

08.30 – 09.30 Networking breakfast with exhibitors

09.30 – 09.35  Welcome from Mortgage Solutions

Andy Morris, head of sales, 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

Mark Long, managing director, Pegasus Insight

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?

Emily Hollands, group head of distribution, OSB Group

Wes Regis, key account manager, Fleet Mortgages

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

Phil Riches, sales director, 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

Tom 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.

Tom Gill, key account manager, 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.

Ian Hall, head of sales, North, 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

Dale Jannels, CEO, One Mortgage System

Nathan Waller, business development manager, Family Building Society

Neil Wyatt, sales and marketing director, Mortgage Brain

Moderated by: Dan Morris, intermediary sales director, Crystal Specialist Finance

13.30  Closing remarks

13.35 – 14.35  Delegate networking lunch with exhibitors


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