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Buy-to-let investors in prime central London fall by a third

The average price for buy-to-let properties has fallen 27% to £816,429 over the last 12 months. Homebuyers now represent 45% of all purchases, tripling their share from 2016, with the

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Buy-to-let yields shrink year-on-year

Typical yields now stand at 4.9%, with the best being in the North East, (5.2%) North West (5.0%) and Wales (4.7%) and the worst in London, (3.2%) the South West

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Is buy-to-let borrowing about to get tougher?

The future for buy-to-let mortgage landlord applicants could get a lot tougher in the coming weeks, as new Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) rules around lending money come into effect. After

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Landlords fear taxation over Brexit

New research by landlord insurer Direct Line for Business reveals taxation and economic uncertainty are the greatest short-term concerns for landlords. The research comes as landlords begin to feel the effects

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Buy-to-let lending grew in June

The research showed overall mortgage sales were down by £200m in June and down 1.2% on the previous month. Residential sales contracted by 2.0% (£280m) to £13.9bn. Overall, mortgage sales

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Fees for buy-to-let reach new low

The index published by Mortgages for Business showed the average flat fee among buy-to-let mortgage products fell by more than 5%, down to £1,370 from £1,446 in Q1. Steve Olejnik,

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Limited company buy-to-lets now surpassing individual

More than half (51%) of buy-to-let lending by volume was to limited companies in the second quarter of 2017. What is more, nearly three quarters (73%) of buy-to-let purchases were

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Liverpool most desirable ‘holiday hotspot’ to invest in

In Liverpool the average sale price is £122,283 and the average rent stands at £675, achieving a yield of 6.62%. The second best location is Glasgow, with a typical sale

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BTL investors losing out from being in a limited company

The analysis by Private Finance says a limited company borrower can expect to pay 3.41% for a 2-year fixed 75% loan-to-value mortgage deal compared to 1.92% for personal borrowers. The findings

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Stoke-on-Trent best for landlords

Oldham and Liverpool closely followed and the 10 best areas to come a landlord are in Northern regions. Leeds had the highest yield of all 100 cities and towns surveyed