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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 read the buy to let market

Converging factors mean now could be the ideal time for investors to get into bu...

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

On 6 April 2015, new pension rules came into effect, giving retirees greater acc...

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 ...

Guides

Guide to buy-to-let tax changes

In late 2015, former Chancellor George Osborne announced a range of  tax measur...

Guide to interest-only mortgages vs repayment mortgages

Before you go looking for a mortgage or remortgage deal, you need to decide how ...

Guide to flexible mortgages

A truly flexible mortgage allows you to do the following:

Guide to fixed-rate mortgages

Fixed-rate mortgages are fairly popular in the UK. As the name suggests, they al...

Guide to removing an existing tenant

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

Guide to discount mortgages

We all love a good discount - there is a certain satisfaction to be had from kno...

News

New 10-year fixed rate for landlords launched

The mortgage has been introduced by TMW to offer buy-to-let mortgage payment sec...

New landlord mortgage with a market-leading rate of 1.14%

Leeds Building Society is bucking the trend for fixed rate deals, with the intro...

‘No DSS’ policy from lenders marks return to ‘wicked old days of housing discrimination’

The Work and Pensions Committee calls on Government to address housing “blackl...

Renters: This mistake could cost you thousands of pounds

Over half of tenants don't protect their contents, when cover doesn't have to be...

Real rents drop in six out of eight UK regions over the last decade

Which region has seen rents fall the furthest?

Fresh £2m crackdown on rogue landlords

Councils can bid for money to help support tenants and take action against landl...

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