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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

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London most expensive region to be a landlord

In the Capital the average cost, excluding mortgage costs and tax but including void periods, is £6,535 per property per year or 32% of the amount they receive in rent.

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Liverpool is the latest buy-to-let hotspot

The city offers rental yields of 8% once mortgage costs are taken into account, and the area offers low average house prices and strong rents according to the research. Liverpool

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The north will become landlord hotspot

Data from Legal & General Mortgage Club also suggests that more than two thirds of brokers (69%) predict that landlords will streamline their portfolios, selling properties with lower yields. A