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Property118 TV has launched on YouTube.
To find out what this channel is all about and how to receive regular updates, please see our short intro video via the link below.
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Rent to Rent Tips, Advice and Case Study

We first published this article back in 2013. It has been resurrected it because because the information provided within it is just as relevant today as it was back then and the Rent to Rent continues to be a hot topic of discussion at many of the UK&#…

Can Lifetime BTL Mortgages be used to accelerate our plans?

Since reading two recent articles about Lifetime BTL Mortgages my head has been spinning with ideas, my conclusions from which I would like to sanity check with this superb online community.
As background; my wife and I are in our mid 70’s.
The p…

Lifetime BTL Remortages for over people over 75 years of age

This is an extremely niche BTL mortgage product, but I am sharing the details on behalf of a broker friend who specialises in this market.
It isn’t easy to get a BTL mortgage if you’re over the age of 75
The post Lifetime BTL Remortages for…

Are Zero Deposit Schemes The Way Forward?

With all the adverse legislation now surrounding Tenant Deposit Protection I like to give my tenants another choice.
Guess which one they pick given this pitch?
“You need to pay one month of rent up front plus five weeks deposit.
The post Are Zer…

Letting to pet owners in light of the tenant fees ban and new 5 week deposit protection rules

I have been reading several Facebook Group discussions about letting to pet owners in light of the tenants fees ban and new deposit protection rules capping the maximum amount of deposit to five weeks rents.
The general consensus is that less landlords…

Which Commercial lenders are hungry for business?

Did you know that commercial lenders have three main categories of manager called Hunters, Farmers and Retailers?
This is very relevant if your business is dependent upon knowing which commercial lenders are hungry for business. Before I explain
The po…

Barry’s story – it could have been you!

Barry’s story was written by the Mark Alexander back in December 2010. It has since been updated and re-published several times. The dates, times and people are fictional but the story is based on real life events.
It’s a modern update of the cla…

Are private landlords going soft in their old age?

Public perception of private landlords is often that they are a tight fisted bunch looking for any opportunity to hike up rents or make tenants homeless. However, a recent Just Giving campaign goes at least some way to dispelling this myth.
The post Ar…

Limited Edition BTL Portfolio Products with Free Valuation & Cashback

Mortgages and Insurers Solutions have access to a number of limited edition buy to let portfolio products. The limited edition rates are available on properties with HMO status, limited company SPVs, single self-contained and multi unit blocks.
Product…

ARLA report a increasing number of landlords selling up

ARLA Propertymark have analysed their sales and lettings data to reveal trends and expectations for 2018. This year the number of Buy to Let landlords selling their properties peaked in March and April when agents reported a 33% spike in the number of …

Expat Landlords Tax Planning Opportunity

This is a case study of how a couple are able to convert a massive tax headache into a £5,000,000 tax planning opportunity. You can read about a similar structure being used by UK resident investors via this link.

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Important PRA changes to BTL lending from 30th September

The following is another 90 second video produced by our friends at Shawbrook Bank to explain how BTL mortgage underwriting will change from September this year.

Is it a good thing that mortgage lenders are being forced to lend more prudently or do you see it another way?

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CORRECTION – Landlords and Class 2 National Insurance

It has transpired that we made a mistake in our interpretation of whether or not Landlords should pay Class 2 National Insurance. The outcome of further investigation and professional advice is that Landlords are NOT obliged to pay Class 2 National Insurance, regardless of whether they are running a business, unless they are also a trade. Furthermore,… Read more

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