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Buy-to-let celebrates 18 year milestone

The year 1996 was the year that John Major was in power, a little known band called the Spice Girls stormed the charts and just 4% of the UK population had access to something called the internet. It was also the year that buy-to-let was born.

Agent rebrands to form Go Global Student

Agent rebrands to form Go Global Student

Established estate agent Go Global Investments has taken the bold move to rebrand as ‘Go Global Student’. Having sold dozens of student housing units in the past 12 months, and with great faith in the sector going forward, its owners thought it wise to specialise.

Leeds Building Society cuts rates on Buy to Let mortgage deals

Leeds Building Society is reducing rates on some Buy to Let mortgages by up to 0.40% and introducing new five year fixed rate deals.

Average size of rental portfolio grows in Q3

Research by Paragon Mortgages has revealed that the average size of landlords’ property portfolios has risen for the second successive quarter.

Third of renters have never met their landlord

Of the people in the UK who privately rent their home, nearly one in three have never met their landlord.

94% of landlords say tenant demand is stable or growing

Almost 100% of landlords surveyed, by specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon Mortgages, reported that tenant demand is currently stable or growing.

Fees transparency to ensure a fair deal for landlords and tenants

Letting agents will be required to publish full details of the fees they charge under plans announced by government ministers today (13 May 2014). The move ensures a fair deal for landlords and tenants, closing off the opportunity for a small minority of rogue agents to impose unreasonable, hidden charges.

Landlords show growing confidence in buy-to-let market

In line with trends in Q4 2013, landlords remain positive about the buy-to-let market a report by Paragon Mortgages has revealed.

Landlord views on availability of BTL finance on the up

Landlords’ perception of the availability of buy-to-let finance is now at its highest post-crisis level, a survey by Paragon Mortgages has revealed.

Paragon Mortgages launch five year fixed rate

Specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon Mortgages has launched a new five year fixed rate product specifically aimed at large-scale landlords.

2.89% tracker launched by Mortgage Trust

Mortgage Trust, the specialist buy-to-let lender, has updated its product range to include a new two year tracker at 2.89%.

Find out more about buying to let at The Heights

Find out more about buying to let at The Heights

Savvy investors are being invited to a special event where they can find out more about the lucrative financial returns a superb buy-to-let apartment could offer them at Taylor Wimpey’s The Heights development in Coventry.

Paragon Mortgages launch lifetime buy-to-let trackers

Paragon Mortgages, the specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender, has launched a range of lifetime tracker products along with refreshing the rest of its range of fixed and tracker buy-to-let mortgages.

Landlords look to the New Year with optimism

Landlords are looking to 2014 with an increasing sense of optimism for the wider buy-to-let market and the performance of their rental portfolios, a report by Paragon Mortgages has revealed.

Landlords need to run property investments as a business

Landlords need to look at putting their property investments on a business footing as HM Revenue & Customs and local councils crack down on compliance.