Come April 6th this year, people whose pensions mature will no longer be forced to buy annuities, allowing them to spend the money on whatever they desire. In one article this month we look at the wider aspects of this change, in this article Andy Young from LPC Mortgages looks at the implications for the buy-to-let mortgage market.
According to advice set out by the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks, landlords who produce their own inventories and conduct check-ins and check-outs themselves risk losing tenant disputes. Read on to find out how to avoid those mistakes and how employing a professional can potentially save you a lot of money.
Although the buy-to-let mortgage market is improving month by month, both in terms of the numbers of lenders and products and the deals on offer (see our LPC Mortgage update below for the 2015 outlook), a recent survey by leading online letting agent PropertyLetByUs.com shows landlords' deep dissatisfaction with the situation.