Property Gurus Do Not Help Other Property Investors Out of Kindness

LettingFocus observed that property gurus usually do not help other property investors out of the kindness of their hearts. It never ceases to amaze us at LettingFocus that some would-be property investors, instead of getting a good book on property development/investment/letting and then speaking to independent experts, choose instead to go on expensive education courses costing tens of thousands of […]

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Why New Build Buy to Let Loans Went Wrong for the UK’s Mortgage Lenders

In this article, private rented sector consultant David Lawrenson of LettingFocus goes down memory lane to look at how and why lenders made a mess of buy to let loans for new build stock. Newbies in residential property investment may wonder why there is a lack of lender appetite to lend on new build flats. Some lenders will not lend […]

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Mortgage Fraud Buy to Let Lending and Property Clubs

My blog post last week (about what mortgage companies could do to support landlords more), generated 27 emails from managers at buy to let mortgage lenders and ten from landlords. One aspect that I referred to, in passing, was how the mortgage lenders had been “behind the play” in terms of understanding how bad buy to let mortgage lending and […]

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