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    1. November 28, 2014

      Buy-to-let receives a makeover as property prices slow

      Doing your homework on a buy-to-let property purchase has always been a wise practice. But in today’s housing market, it can...

    2. November 7, 2014

      Value of buy-to-let sector approaches £1tn

      The value of Britain’s rental properties has expanded by £302bn since 2009 to reach £930.7bn, research has found. Landlords’...

    1. October 30, 2014

      Treasury delays Bank of England buy-to-let consultation

      The UK Treasury has sidestepped a request from the Bank of England to be given powers over buy-to-let lending, saying it...

    2. October 16, 2014

      Labour plans to block buy-to-let investors

      Buy-to-let investors would be banned from purchasing new flats in London and other parts of Britain under radical plans put...

    3. October 3, 2014

      Letting agents must join redress schemes

      Letting agents who have not registered with one of three government-approved redress schemes from this week will face a fine...

    4. October 2, 2014

      Bank of England seeks powers to curb risky buy-to-let lending

      The Bank of England has requested powers to limit risky buy-to-let lending as part of tools it hopes will curb future...

    5. September 21, 2014

      UK’s biggest buy-to-let landlords near sale

      Fergus and Judith Wilson, Britain’s biggest buy-to-let landlords, are a step closer to selling their entire property...

    6. September 12, 2014

      Can the terms of my tenancy be changed?

      The flat I rent has changed to a new letting agent who says that bills previously included in my rent now have to be paid...

    7. August 22, 2014

      Letting agents ‘double charging’

      Landlords and tenants are being ripped off by letting agents who charge both parties for the same service, research by...

    8. August 12, 2014

      A second home is my first choice of reward

      When entrepreneurs sell their companies, the first big purchase they make is usually a second home. And now is the time of...

    9. August 8, 2014

      Regulator warns on buy-to-let lending risks

      The City watchdog this week warned mortgage lenders over the risks that tighter rules on home loans would tempt borrowers...

    10. July 29, 2014

      Raymond Mould returns to build portfolio of UK rented homes

      Veteran property entrepreneur Raymond Mould is to launch a company that will invest in privately rented homes, his first...

    11. July 25, 2014

      London landlords see lowest yields

      Landlords in London receive the lowest rental yields of any region in the UK, but the pace of capital appreciation more than...

    12. July 18, 2014

      How about some help for Generation Rent?

      A report published this week helped explain the economic pain that young adults have been feeling for years. The financial...

    13. July 11, 2014

      ‘Anyone with half a brain’ could do buy-to-let

      Britain’s most renowned landlord never intended to own a thousand properties and plans to spend his retirement tending his...

    14. July 4, 2014

      Leeds unveils holiday let mortgage

      Leeds Building Society has launched a holiday let mortgage for homeowners seeking to rent out their property, as more...

    15. June 6, 2014

      Brandeaux fund to float as a Reit

      A £1.1bn open-ended property fund that was forced to suspend redemptions last July is seeking new funds through an initial...

    16. May 17, 2014

      The dangerous myth of ‘low risk’ property persists

      It combines one of the biggest investment themes of the past decade with one of the hottest themes of the current one. It...

    17. April 25, 2014

      Buy-to-let market in UK is no easy street

      It is 18 years since buy-to-let mortgages were dreamt up, paving the way for homeowners to become property investors and...

    18. April 18, 2014

      Rent growth slowest in four years

      Rent rises across England and Wales have slowed to their lowest annual rate in over four years, helping to drag buy-to-let...

    19. April 15, 2014

      Ministers to set regulatory demands for letting agents

      The government moved a step closer to regulating letting agents on Tuesday as the number of complaints received against them...

    20. April 4, 2014

      Buy-to-let lender drops age limit

      The Mortgage Works (TMW), the buy-to-let lending arm of Nationwide, has removed the upper age limit on its mortgage range,...

    21. March 28, 2014

      Pensioners urged to beware buy-to-let

      Major changes to the UK’s pension system could lead more pensioners into the buy-to-let market in search of income, but...

    22. February 28, 2014

      Sorry decline of English social housing

      ‘In 2012-13, the private rented sector overtook the social rented sector to become the second largest tenure in England.’...

    23. January 25, 2014

      The Reit answer for property investors?

      Few types of investment are so ingrained in the British pysche that they come complete with their own idioms. But is...

    24. January 22, 2014

      Buy-to-let landlords fear losing insurance

      Tens of thousands of buy-to-let landlords face a huge rise in insurance premiums due to government plans to exclude rented...

    25. January 17, 2014

      Boost for landlords as arrears fall

      The overall amount of rents in arrears in England and Wales fell throughout 2013, according to new data, increasing...

    26. December 13, 2013

      Overseas-based landlords break 2m barrier

      The number of landlords based abroad investing in UK buy-to-let property has surpassed 2 million for the first time,...

    27. December 13, 2013

      Rent arrears double in six years

      The number of tenants falling behind with their rent payments has more than doubled over the past six years, according to...

    28. November 25, 2013

      UK taxpayers provide £5bn annual subsidy for buy-to-let landlords

      Taxpayers are subsidising buy-to-let landlords with £5bn a year because of loopholes that allow rental income and capital...

    29. November 8, 2013

      Lenders target buy-to-let landlords

      Landlords have an increasing number of cheap mortgage options as more lenders look to target the rapidly growing private...

    30. October 3, 2013

      Repossessed One Hyde Park flat sells for £5m

      The first repossessed flat at London’s most expensive residential development, One Hyde Park, has been sold for “close to”...

    31. September 11, 2013

      Councils call for more power over landlords

      Local councils should be given the power to license and fine private landlords in order to improve the quality of rented...

    32. July 10, 2013

      Crisis fears mount as private renting grows

      For the first time in half a century, the number of households renting from private landlords has overtaken those living in...

    33. June 25, 2013

      Paragon pulls fixed-rate mortgages

      Paragon Mortgages, the buy-to-let lender, has withdrawn its fixed-rate mortgage products following the recent jump in swap...

    34. June 14, 2013

      So how much is your house really worth?

      Gloomy predictions of a meltdown in the UK’s residential property market have come to nothing. Far from collapsing, house...

    35. June 14, 2013

      Growing calls to ban upfront fees for UK tenants

      Calls to end upfront tenancy fees were stepped up this week after a Shelter report warned they were spiralling “out of...

    36. May 10, 2013

      UK landlords ‘face more red tape’ after Queen’s Speech

      Buy-to-let property investors face the prospect of more red tape after the government revealed plans to make landlords...

    37. May 5, 2013

      Overseas buyers boost prime central London property prices

      London’s high-end homes have continued to rise in value on the back of strong overseas demand, defying expectations that...

    38. April 24, 2013

      BoE opens Funding for Lending door to buy-to-let landlords

      Buy-to-let landlords could be the biggest beneficiaries of the Bank of England’s expanded Funding for Lending Scheme,...

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