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Stress testing your buy to let portfolio

08 January, 20140 Comments
Every landlord, whether they own a couple of properties or a couple of hundred, is running a business. Like any business, it’s a numbers game – and the numbers can often be unpredictable. When Mark Carney took over from Mervyn King as the Governor of the Bank of England on 1 July 2013, the economy
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Can buy to let be a short-term investment ?

16 August, 20130 Comments
It was reported at the end of July that over half of the landlords who entered the property market so far this year have done so for short-term gain, enticed by the low rates that the Funding for Lending Scheme has helped to encourage. This is despite the warnings contained in the same report, issued
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Extended tenancies could trigger rent arrears increase

28 January, 20130 Comments
In response to Labour’s call for longer tenancy agreements the Council of Mortgage Lenders have responded by warning that such agreements could lead to a rise in rent arrears. Labour argues that the private sector should give stability and financial certainty to private renters by offering predictable rents over a long period. Longer-term tenancies and
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