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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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Should you save or repay your debt?

20 September, 20133 Comments
To anyone with a passing interest in economics, the above question might seem like a daft one. Following the financial crisis, the Bank of England base rate nosedived by 4.5% in less than a year, and has been at an all-time low of 0.5% since the first quarter of 2009. Low interest rates punish savers,
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Letting a property with a residential mortgage

15 June, 20133 Comments
A Bolton police chief made the news at the beginning of this month when he was convicted of mortgage and insurance fraud amounting to £46,000. According to the Daily Mail, the 53-year-old had a four-property buy to let portfolio and was attempting to buy a fifth; however, he had obtained at least two of these
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