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Introduction

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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 remortgage your buy to let

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

How to be a successful landlord

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

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...

How much can I borrow?

Find out how much you are likely to be allowed to borrow on a mortgage towards y...

Guides

Guide to Mortgage Advice

Our handy guide explains where to go for mortgage advice and what to expect when...

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 ...

Guide to letting to students

Letting to students can be lucrative, but you must do your homework. Follow thes...

News

Disappointment for West Brom landlords

The High Court has ruled in favour of West Bromwich Building Society over a grou...

Decrease in 'rental voids' for landlords

Landlords reported the lowest void periods for 2014 in the final quarter, accord...

Barclays allows landlords to use own income in buy-to-let applications

Landlords will be allowed to use personal income when submitting an application ...

Rents rise 3% over 2014

Inflation-defying rent rises continue across England and Wales as the jobs boom ...

Athletics gold medallist pledges commitment to buy-to-let investor franchise

Gold medal-winning athlete Kriss Akabusi has joined specialist buy-to-let franch...

Scottish rent controls could curtail buy-to-let lending

The Scottish government's proposal to impose new rules on the private rental sec...

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