B2L magazine Winter 2016

B2L Magazine

The latest B2L magazine contains a range of helpful articles explaining how this year's Stamp Duty changes and looming tax reforms could affect you, the importance of regular communication with your lender to prevent problems, how to switch a better deal and understanding your responsibilities as a landlord.

B2L News

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Buy-to-let product round-up

We take a look at some of the latest deals on offer from a range of buy-to-let lenders. (Read more)

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Buy to let ‘unaffected by rising swap rates’

Buy-to-let mortgage rates have been largely unaffected by the strong rise in swap rates seen in the last quarter of 2016, according to Mortgages for Business. (Read more)

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Rental growth starts to stutter

Average UK rents rose by just 0.7% in January, compared to the same month of 2016, according to the latest HomeLet Rental Index. (Read more)

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London rents rose by just £10 in 2016

London rents ended last year at £1,291, just £10 more than a year earlier, according to research from Your Move. (Read more)

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Regional ‘hotspots’ offer growth hopes

The 'hotspots' of Manchester, Edinburgh and Birmingham will outshine the rest of the UK in 2017, according to property consultancy JLL. (Read more)

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Two- and three-year BTL fixed rates at all-time low

Average pricing of two and three-year fixed rates is at an all-time low at 2.92% and 3.76% respectively, according to an index. (Read more)


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