An overview of the current buy to let market

  With some of the new mortgage offers coming on stream at the moment offering record low interest rates and a housing market with slowly rising prices, now is a good time to become a landlord. Rental demands are still increasing as more people find it difficult to meet the high deposit requirements of  lenders, so if you are in a position to invest some money in property, this is an excellent time to do it. There are downsides to being a landlord, but taken overall, the buy to let market is buoyant.    Mortgage lending to buy-to-let landlords reached £4.2bn across 33,500 loans in the first quarter of 2013, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) and by the end of March it accounted for 13.4 per cent of total mortgage lending in the UK. Although the rise is relatively small, this is up from 13 per cent in...
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Is It Spring Time For Property Investors?

It is worth bearing in mind that despite the property market being in the doldrums for the last five years, property as with all other markets, goes in cycles.
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Bob Geldof at Wembley Stadium

Just Do Property have secured you a special 85% discount on the ticket prices of the Progressive Property Super Conference 2012. All you have to do is enter this code at the checkout: ?415908
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When property investing goes wrong - BPM slides

  Thanks to Juswant and Sylvia from the Berkshire Property Meet for sharing the recent presentation by Paul Shamplina and Kate Faulkner. You can download the slides by clicking here. The slides are really interesting to take a look at. The presentation covered the following areas: What property investment is all about What happens when it goes wrong Who is behind the property investment industry Property Facts vs. Sales Fiction Critical success factors: how they can also cause your portfolio to fail Hope you find them useful.
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