Student Property Investment

UK Student Property Investment Earlier this month, Brian Lloyd-Jones, the fund director of Unite Students, pointed out that due to its value of between £2 billion and £3 billion, the UK Student Property Investment market can no longer be seen as just another “alternative” high yielding property investment opportunity. In fact it should now be…

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Mortgage rates fell by over 40% in buy-to-let investments

New data released today by Mortgage Brain has shown that during 2014 some buy-to-let mortgage rates fell by over 40%.

The latest figures have revealed that the interest rate for a two year Tracker with a 60% LTV is now 41% lower compared year-on-year – down to 0.99% from 1.69%.

Additionally, the rate for the same product dropped by 32% during 12 month previous. This means the product is now available with a rate that is 73% lower than it was two years ago.

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Buy to let Investors taking advantage of the stamp duty reform

Buy To Let Investors New data released today from Mortgage Advice Bureau suggests that Buy To Let investors are taking advantage of the stamp duty reform. The changes, which were announced in last month’s Autumn Statement, appear to be fuelling a rise in mortgage applications while keeping borrowing in check. The data also reveals the Chancellor’s…

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First-time buyers at highest level since 2007

The number of first-time buyers in 2014 rose to its highest level in seven years, according to one of the UK’s largest lenders. The Halifax estimates that 326,500 people bought their first house or flat last year – a rise of 22% compared to 2013.That was the highest total since 2007, at the start of…

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Increase in Silver Landlords Investing in Student Property

According to a new study, 2014 saw a significant rise in the number of silver landlords investing in Student Property in the North West, a trend which is set to continue in 2015, with the new pension changes due in April. The Mistoria Group Research The research, conducted by The Mistoria Group – leading Student…

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