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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

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How to be a successful landlord

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How to read the buy to let market

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

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How to use a letting agent

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How to buy property at auction

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News

Which is cheaper – renting or buying a home?

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The number of mortgages for landlords hits 12-year high

Buy-to-let product numbers have soared in recent years while rates have ticked u...

Smaller portfolio landlords ‘starting to question why they are bothering’

The buy-to-let market is likely to become even more specialised as traditional l...

The tenant’s guide to the new ban on fees

Tenant fees will be banned from 1st June but some costs will still apply - here'...

Rents and yields rise in Scotland as London market slows

UK rents were up slightly last month but the overall picture masks a wide region...

Accord extends buy-to-let lending to 80% of property’s value

Landlords can access the mortgages with just 20% upfront if they go through thei...

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