Analysis of the UK government’s 2017 Housing White Paper and the impact on UK landlords and the private rented sector
Gavin Barwell, Housing Minister, tells Commercial Trust why the government is imposing financial penalties on landlords and gives his view on their role in plans to fix the housing crisis.
Read the breakdown of the 2016 CML landlord survey and find how landlords view the current sector and the changes affecting it
Robert Peston speaks to Gavin Barwell, Housing Minister on “Peston on Sunday”, 5th February 2017, regarding housing White paper
Lending to landlords totalled £7.1 billion in March, a phenomenal 163% increase on the previous year.
Thanks to new affordability rules, buy to let could become out of reach for smaller investors in certain parts of the UK.
New industry figures show that buy to let remortgage lending is at a post-recession high, whilst purchase lending is continuing to recover strongly.
Check out the latest information on the major drivers of UK house prices in 2015. Plus an infographic showing what would have happened to food prices since 1960 on a similar level of price rises.
Confidence in the UK property market fell slightly in April despite a surge in mortgage approvals, the latest statistics show.
A report issued today (5 August 2014) by the FCA encourages ‘robust’ verification procedures from buy-to-let lenders.
How will the property market fare in 2014? Is property still a sound investment? A new report examines the shape of the UK housing market and offers predictions for the year ahead.
The UK could well have taken out a bridging loan on a massive scale… find out about securing a good exit strategy.
The shrinking gap between asking and purchase prices in the UK shows that the time of the ‘buyer’s market’ may be coming to an end.
Are we entering another housing boom? Find out what 2014 has in store for the UK housing market.
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont has warned that the recently booming buy to let property market could crash unless interest rates are ‘closely monitored’.