: Archive - January 2016

We provide specialist mortgage advice for landlords. Our teams of experts regularly write articles on buy-to-let, which you can find below.

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Kate Faulkner is one of the UK's leading property experts appearing on BBC, ITV, Radio 4 and 5Live and is often quoted in the national press. Kate has authored over 10 books including four for Which? and has property columns in various magazines and newspapers.

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Brian Murphy has over 25 years of financial services experience and is the head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau, often appearing on national television, radio and in national press.

Latest news from the property price and rental indices

2015 was an incredible year for some investors with property prices and rents both rising at some of the highest levels we have seen since the credit crunch crashed both, plummeting some landlords into bankruptcy, or suffering from huge capital growth losses.

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Is 2016 a good time to expand your portfolio

On the one hand, 2015 was a good year for property investors. Most saw rents increase either at or above the rate of inflation for the first time in some years and property prices also rose for many. Depending on where and when the rental properties were bought, this could have meant an increase in both asset values and income levels.

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