All is not lost, writes Sheriar Bradbury
A fast-growing peer-to-peer (P2P) buy-to-let product will appeal to investors but adviser knowledge on the subject is lagging and caution advised, according to senior consultant Brendan Llewellyn.
The FSA has temporarily shut the sale and rent back (SRB) market after a review found most transactions were either unaffordable or unsuitable and should not have been sold at all.
Abbey for Intermediaries has revealed plans to distribute all of its core retail financial products through brokers and confirmed its much-speculated entry into the buy-to-let sector.
Nationals round-up: Star fund managers were under the microscope while RPI-linked bonds made a return. There was also a closer look at inheritance tax and the buy-to-let market.
Three men, including a financial adviser and an estate agent, have confessed their involvement in a buy-to-let property scam worth more than £1m.
Dev Malle, sales and marketing director at Personal Touch Financial Services, discusses why buy-to-let has become such an important part of the UK market.
Landlords saw a 7.6% annual return on their investments by the end of December 2009, according to the latest index from LSL Property Services.
Next year is likely to present an even greater challenge for the private rented sector (PRS) than seen in 2009, according to the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA).
Annual returns in the buy-to-let market are improving, according to the latest index from LSL Property Services.
The buy-to-let (BTL) market was today branded a "ticking time bomb" in a damning report highlighting the growing gap between the supply of and demand for BTL properties.
The Mortgage Works (TMW), the specialist lending subsidiary of Nationwide Building Society, has launched a number of fixed-rate buy-to-let products and reduced rates on some of its existing products.
Solicitor Moore Blatch has slammed the FSA for ignoring its calls for investment warnings on all buy-to-let mortgages, warning brokers may now face the threat of litigation as a result.
Ralph Schellin, Janka Polyakova and Jarrod Epps offer a guide to their home property markets
Coventry for Intermediaries will be adding new offset and buy-to-let mortgages to its range later this week.
A majority of buy-to-let investors believe the current housing market presents them with good buying opportunities, according to a survey by Mortgage Express.
Almost half of mortgage intermediaries believe professional buy-to-let investors will continue to acquire properties despite the market downturn, according to the Mortgage Works.
THE buy-to-let sector may be in danger of running out of steam, according to the results of a survey conducted by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics).
Investors are largely responsible for the current health of the buy-to-let lending market, according to property investment firm Assetz.
What are the market drivers that makes itan attractive sector for amateur landlords? By Graham Felstead, Head of Corporate Accounts, RBS Intermediary Partners
CHL Mortgages has launched a number of fixed rate and tracker buy-to-let products it was announced today.
Moore Blatch, a repossessions litigation specialist, has called for investment style warnings to be included with buy-to-let products.
CHL Mortgages has today launched three new fixed rate products as part of its buy-to-let range.
Advantage, the specialist lending subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, has today announced a series of changes across its mortgage range.