B2L Magazine

The latest B2L magazine contains a range of helpful articles explaining strategies for ensuring your investment performs successfully; shaping up to remortgage; weighing up whether or not you should use a lettings agent, the pros and cons of letting to students, and much more.


B2L News


Further rise in landlord stress test calculations predicted

As 145% stress tests for individual borrowers creep into the specialist buy-to-let sector, it has been predicted that affordability requirements will rise even higher (Read more)


Buy-to-let lending through limited companies soars

Buy-to-let lending levels to limited companies were found to be higher in the first quarter of 2016 than for the entire year of 2014, a report by Kent Reliance reveals (Read more)


Government took record level of Stamp Duty revenue in April

The buy-to-let tax deadline proved a Stamp Duty receipt bonanza for government coffers (Read more)


Landlord confidence stabilises as tenant demand grows

Confidence is slowly returning to the buy-to-let market following a slump in activity after the Stamp Duty surcharge was introduced in April (Read more)


Rental listings fall in nine out of 10 towns

The second home Stamp Duty surcharge has already started to affect the rental market (Read more)


Renters more likely to suffer financially

The rental trap means tenants are half as likely to be able to meet their outgoings as homeowners (Read more)

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