: Archive - August 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.


renting

What you need to know about voids

A ‘void’ is the period when a property lies empty between tenancies and is therefore not generating any rental income. Voids are regarded as one of the biggest things that can negatively impact a landlord’s profits and, unfortunately, they’re almost impossible to completely avoid. 

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landlords cashflow

The Importance of Cash Flow for Landlords

While every landlord would love to make money from their property through both capital growth and rental profit, many tell me that their primary investment goal is capital growth over time. 

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rental properties

Whats happening to rents post-Brexit

The media is currently putting out a lot of mixed messages about the property market. This is partly down to the different way rental and price reports measure the market and the timing they capture their data.

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