Mortgage News and Insights
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From legislation changes to essential industry updates, read the latest news below to keep you well-informed in your property finance journey.
Limited Company Investment Show Landlord Confidence in BTL
A new report reveals a record number of landlords set up Limited Companies in 2023. What does this uptick in activity mean for the private rental sector?
Gove Announces Clampdown on Short-Term Lets
This week, Michael Gove announced key changes to planning and regulations for short-term and holiday let properties. What does this mean for existing holiday let owners and the future of the sector as a whole?
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Could the Renters’ Reform Bill Get Tougher on Landlords?
A new coalition has written to Michael Gove surrounding the Renters’ Reform Bill legislation, urging him to be tougher on landlords. What could these changes mean for landlords?
Where to invest in student lets
Location should always be a key factor when considering your next property investment. Below, we look at the top locations for rental yields on student lets and why these property types are so popular.
How to: Purchase Your Own Business Property
Many entrepreneurs aspire to own the property they run their business from, or to have the opportunity to purchase a trading business with a freehold. For first-time commercial investors, our latest blog talks through the basics of commercial mortgages for owner-occupiers, providing insight into how to secure the right finance for your business.
New HMO Legislation: An Essential Update for Landlords
Early December saw a new key piece of legislation introduced to change how Council Tax is paid on HMOs. Below, we examine what the legislation means for landlords and feature industry comments from iHowz’s Peter Littlewood.
Case Study: Save Thousands on Your Product Transfer by Using a Broker
Our latest case study reveals that you could save thousands by having your broker arrange your product transfer for you.
We’re delighted to announce the launch of not only our rebrand to MFB, your Mortgage Finance Brokers, but also our fantastic new website! Here, we talk you through our decision to rebrand, our fantastic new offering, and highlight what will and won’t be changing for our MFB clients.
The Top Regions for House Price Growth
Which UK regions are showing the strongest performance in terms of house price growth? What does this mean for landlords reviewing their current property portfolios?
What Will Mortgage Interest Rates Do in 2024?
The new year marks the start of a brand new (and more positive) mortgage market landscape. What can landlords expect from mortgage interest rates over the next twelve months?
Top 10 Property ‘Turnoffs’ for Potential Homebuyers
New research identifies the top ten factors most likely to deter potential buyers, and how much these aspects could devalue your home.
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