Latest mortgage news - Buy-to-let


30 Apr 2016

Homeowners can expect slowdown in UK house price growth, says Nationwide

UK house price growth was only 0.2% during the month of April with lower annual returns suggest a slowdown in the property market.

15 Apr 2016

Brexit could see mortgage rates rise and UK property prices fall

George Osborne has warned mortgage rates would increase if the UK leaves the European Union increasing the cost to homeowners.

14 Apr 2016

Mortgage lending increases by 21% with help from buy-to-let investors, says CML

The surge in buy-to-let investors ahead of the stamp duty tax has helped to increase mortgage lending to a new high in February.

10 Mar 2016

Remortgage lending surges in January, says CML

Data from the CML shows remortgage lending for homeowners and buy-to-let market rises significantly by numbers and value for January.

11 Feb 2016

Buy-to-let investors surge pushes up home prices ahead of stamp duty tax

New stamp duty tax from April has seen a surge of buy-to-let landlords with the increase demand increasing the price of homes.

11 Feb 2016

Mortgage rates fall to record lows as interest rates not expected to rise

The Bank of England are unlikely to raise interest rates this year due to market forces sending mortgage rates for borrowers to record lows.

25 Jan 2016

Fixed rate mortgages for five-years under 2% now offered by lenders

The HSBC have returned with a five-year fixed rate mortgage of 1.99 per cent with a high fee, but should you commit to such a long term?

21 Jan 2016

Mortgage lending up 8% for the year is the highest since 2008

Data from the Council of Mortgage Lending (CML) shows gross mortgage lending for 2015 is the highest for seven years as demand remains high.

18 Dec 2015

Bank of England given new powers to limit buy-to-let market

Extra powers could be handed to the Bank of England to limit buy-to-let landlord borrowing to maintain financial stability.

29 Nov 2015

London Help to Buy and Shared Ownership schemes extended

Homebuyers in London are to benefit as the government improves Help to Buy and removes restrictions for Shared Ownership scheme.

28 Nov 2015

Buy-to-let homes face higher stamp duty with Autumn Statement

Landlords of buy-to-let properties must pay much higher stamp duty land tax following the chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

11 Nov 2015

Remortgage buyers bounce back as overall lending is strongest since 2008

Data from the CML shows overall lending is up 19% year on year as remortgage buyers return after a dip during the summer.

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