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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

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Barclays latest lender to bump up rental calculations

Barclays has hiked its minimum rental cover requirement for buy-to-let applications from 135% to 145%, amid the ongoing interventions to landlord taxation and affordability. (Read more)

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Cost is key for student digs

Price and proximity to university are front of mind when it comes to student accommodation (Read more)

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Generation Rent left financially vulnerable

A worrying number of tenants have no plans in place to cover their rent should they become unable to work. (Read more)

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March sees 163% spike in landlord lending

The Stamp Duty rush boosted the value of loans advanced to landlords 163% in March, year-on-year, driving the monthly investor mortgage total up to £7.1bn. (Read more)

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Surge in available rental properties expected to be short-lived

A rise in listed rental properties across the UK is expected to be short-lived as traditional landlords shy away from paying additional fees and losing mortgage interest tax relief. (Read more)

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Buy-to-let uncertainty remains, despite rise in business

Recent government policy could deter landlords from the buy-to-let market, say advisers. (Read more)


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