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How to get the best buy-to-let mortgage

Posted on 09/06/2017

HomeLet advises landlords on what they can do to improve their chances of securing the best buy-to-let mortgage.

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Tips for buying a property at auction

Posted on 22/06/2016

As more landlords and investors flock to the UK's property auction rooms, we've put together some tips for beginners as well as some do's and don'ts.

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Buy-to-Let mortgage restrictions explained

Posted on 25/05/2016

In late March, one of the Bank of England's regulators revealed its proposals for stricter buy-to-let mortgage lending criteria.

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Henry Pryor: here comes more red tape for landlords

Posted on 12/04/2016

As if the Buy-to-let industry didn't have enough to contend with, the Chancellor has handed over powers to The Bank of England to keep an eye on buy-to-let lending - following concerns aired by the Governor Mark Carney that property and buy-to-let was “a flashing red light on the Bank of England’s dashboard”.

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Extreme weather: is your property protected?

Posted on 27/10/2015

Although extreme storms and snow in the UK are rare, they can happen and they can cause damage to your buy to let property.

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Finding your next buy-to-let: old versus new

Posted on 13/10/2015

If you’re looking for your next (or even first) buy-to-let investment, it’s likely that you’ve got lots of ideas about what type of property you should buy.

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