You are here: Home - Buy to Let

Buy to Let

Introduction

 

2221324-to-let

 

If you are a landlord with a buy to let property or properties, or are looking to get into this sector,  you need as much information as possible about buy-to-let mortgages, and how to let a property successfully.

There are attractive yields to be had investing in property via a buy-to-let mortgage. Indeed, the buy-to-let mortgage sector is by far the fastest growing part of the UK mortgage market.

But it is essential that you do your research in order to identify the right buy-to-let mortgage for your needs, be it a fixed rate, variable rate or tracker, for example, and make a success of your investment.

Use our mortgage calculators to work out how much you can afford to borrow on a buy to let mortgage, and how much rent you should charge.

Remember, most buy to let mortgage deals are only available via mortgage advisers.

How To

How to be a successful landlord

The National Landlords Association (NLA) has highlighted some important issues f...

Are you ever ‘too old’ for buy-to-let?

On 6 April, new pension rules come into effect, giving retirees greater access t...

How to remortgage your buy to let

Like your primary residential mortgage and many other things in life, it pays to...

How to use a letting agent

If you are entering the buy-to-let market for the first time, or feel that you w...

How to buy property at auction

You can pick up a bargain when you buy property at auction, but it pays to know ...

How to remortgage your buy to let

Like your primary residential mortgage and many other things in life, it pays to...

Guides

Guide to Buy-to-Let Mortgages

Download this handy Guide to Buy-to-Let Mortgages, which we have put together in...

Guide to Mortgage Advice

Where to go for mortgage advice and what to expect when you get there.

Guide to protecting your property investment

Many buy-to-let investors have had a turbulent couple of years, with the credit ...

Guide to buy to let tax

As a landlord, it is essential that you understand your tax obligations. Here ar...

Guide to removing an existing tenant

Unfortunately, as a buy-to-let landlord you may find yourself in a position wher...

Guide to buying property at auction

You can pick up a bargain when you buy property at auction, but it pays to know ...

News

Scottish rental market slows

The Scottish rental market appears to be reaching an affordability limit, with r...

Warning over rental property failings

Conflicts between tenants and buy-to-let landlords are often overstated, but the...

Buy-to-let landlords face rising costs

Tax changes announced by Chancellor George Osborne will restrict the profits mad...

Average rent tops £800

A surge in prices has seen the average monthly rent top £800 for the first time...

Spare room rental set to rise

The number of people who rent out a spare room in their property is set to incre...

Renters cautioned over property moves

People who rent their home have been warned to take into account the extra costs...

You may also like

Speak to an adviser

As a buy-to-let landlord, if you would like free, impartial mortgage advice, read on.

Average landlord earns £19,999 a year from property – BM Solutions

A survey revealed 44% of landlords generated a gross income of less than £19,999 in the last year, and landlords with smaller portfolios of one to four properties spending an average of £10,335 on BTL repayments in the last 12 months.

Buy-to-let borrowers ‘could need 40% deposit’

Buy-to-let borrowers could require a 40% deposit to secure a property in London and the South East if new rules hit the market, research from Countrywide has found.

More from Your Mortgage

Guide to Rent Guarantee Insurance

Rent Guarantee Insurance (RGI) can protect buy-to-let landlords against the risk of their tenants falling behind or ceasing to pay rent altogether.

How to save a deposit

How to save a deposit The average UK property price at the beginning of 2015 is in the region of £160,000 according to the major indices. The minimum deposit required by a mortgage lender is 5%.

UK exchange rate boosts continental property market

Excellent buying conditions, led by a strong pound, are drawing British buyers back to the overseas property market.

Speak to an adviser

Could you benefit from impartial, free advice?

Your Mortgage Guides

Guide to Buy-to-Let Mortgages

Download our handy Guide to Buy-to-Let Mortgages, which we have put together in association with NatWest.

Read More >

Is your mortgage fully protected with critical illness?

For a free quote or to speak with an insurance expert call 0800 1218744
  • UK passes rental freedom day http://t.co/xfP8dUXDdz
  • Are you ever ‘too old’ for buy-to-let?
  • Estate agents say GE will hit property market