Finance News

Keep on top of the key financial changes impacting the buy-to-let sector. How are interest rates affecting property? Has a lender changed their buy-to-let mortgage rates? What about tax alterations?

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Interest Rates Raised to 0.75%, After Bank of England Meeting

The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) made the decision yesterday to raise interest rates to 0.75%. This is …

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Bank of England Expected to Raise Benchmark for Interest Rates Tomorrow

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has now discussed the likelihood of an increase to the benchmark interest …

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Most Buy-to-Let Landlords are Choosing Fixed Rate Products

The majority (93%) of landlords financing buy-to-let properties chose fixed rate products in the second quarter (Q2) of the year, …

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A drop in lettings listings is thought to be a result of recent tax and legislation changes

New Buy-To-Let Lending has Plummeted, but Remortgaging Within the Sector is Soaring

New buy-to-let lending   During May, 5,500 new buy-to-let home purchase mortgages were completed, which is down by 9.8% on …

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Bank of England

Call for Bank of England to have Set Targets to Control House Price Inflation

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), a think tank based in London, believes that the Bank of England should …

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Moneyfacts Data Shows Increase in Buy-to-Let Mortgage Products

Recent data reveals that there has been a record number of first-time landlord mortgage products entering the market. This is …

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Those with assets and financial interest in the rental sector should keep a close eye on buy-to-let news, in order to ascertain if they are making the most of their investment. Interest rates, mortgage rates being offered by lenders and tax alterations can all impact on rental yields and investment returns. Therefore, landlords and lenders alike should ensure that they stay up to date with all the latest finance news and information.