Next Day Remortgages Legal Questions and Another Property Investment Firm Bites the Dust

Next Property Investment Seminar and Networking Event One of my mentors in property investment is Richard Bowser of “Property Investor News.” He’s been around property investing even longer than me, wears a white hat and really knows his stuff in the residential property investment sector. Also, like me, he’s seen lots of the “Get Rich Quick in Property” people come […]

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Housing Benefit Rate Changes, Bumper Bank Profits and a Grouch

A colleague at the on line letting agency, Upad sent me this document: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/impacts-of-hb-proposals.pdf which is a government paper looking at the impact of the future changes to the rates of Housing Benefit / Local Housing Allowance. At first glance, it seems to play down the cap effect from what I had understood. A bit wordy but worth a read, […]

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Buy to Let Mortgage Rates, Institutions and the PRS and a Word On CGT

A few months ago there was a ray of hope that the historically high margins that mortgage companies want to charge buy to let mortgage borrowers could be coming down. Readers of this column will know that back in November last year, for a 75% loan to value buy to let mortgage, you could get a reversionary (or “go to” […]

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