Portfolio Landlords Buy to Let Mortgage Assessments

Portfolio Landlords Buy to Let Mortgage Assessments I received some interesting comments from the residential estate agent, Portico, this week on the new buy-to-let mortgage lending rules hitting portfolio landlords (those with four or more buy to let mortgage loans) later this month. Portico.com’s Regional Director, Mark Lawrinson, commented:  “Under the new rules, if you want to make an application for a […]

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Tenants’ Deposits to be Limited to One Month

The government’s plan to restrict the amount landlords can ask for tenancy deposits to one month of rent will make it much harder for people on low incomes, the benefit dependent, students and people with pets to secure private rented accommodation. It is the latest ill thought out proposal from the government who seem to have failed to assess the consequences for tenants, says […]

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