David Whittaker

David Whittaker is managing director of specialist buy-to-let broker Mortgages for Business

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Buy-to-let: The ongoing costs

Now I shall continue my shopping list and address the property and tenant costs you need to consider before investing in buy-to-let. Insurance Normal home and buildings insurance is not

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Buy-to-let: choosing the right tenants

It’s a good idea to try to match the type of tenant to both the property and the area in which it is located. For example, it might sound clichéd


Buy-to-let: Choosing the right property

If you are a novice landlord, it is important not be too ambitious with your first acquisition. Consider purchasing what is known within the trade as a “vanilla” property. These


Where to invest in buy-to-let

In the Mortgages for Business Property Investor Survey carried out in March 2013, results showed that 40% of investors lived less than 10 miles from their investment property and a

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Bricks and Mortar: Why invest in buy-to-let?

People will always need a place to live and with the housing shortage it is hardly surprising that once again the popularity of investing in buy-to-let is on the increase.