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


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)


Cost is key for student digs

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


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)


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)

surge wave

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)


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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