The Landlord Character

David Lawrenson of LettingFocus.com looks at the typical character of the successful landlord. The Landlord Character What sort of people make successful landlords and residential property investors? Is there a particular character type? I was mulling this over recently based on the many people I have met who are successful in this business, including those who have come to me seeking […]

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Buy to let Mortgage Volume Data Probably Nonsense – But Being used to Drive Policy

A few weeks ago, the government announced it was weighing up giving the Bank of England more powers to intervene in buy to let lending to cap loans. Buy to let Mortgage Volume Data Probably Nonsense – But Being used to Drive Policy This is because they are concerned that large numbers of landlords could sell out at the same […]

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EU Mortgage Proposals for Accidental Landlords

David Lawrenson of LettingFocus.com thinks the latest EU proposal for mortgages which will affect accidental landlords is nonsensical. EU Mortgage Proposals for Accidental Landlords As you may know. buy-to-let mortgages are currently not regulated, unlike mainstream residential mortgages. The thinking is that landlords are “business” borrowers – and being such clever people, they therefore need less supervision. (Obviously, whoever made […]

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