Landlords Face Five-Year Deadline for EPC Goals: Exploring Funding Solutions and Challenges
Changes to proposed EPC legislation Buy-to-let investors may soon find themselves facing a new challenge: meeting EPC energy efficiency standards within a five-year timeline or...Read More
AirBnB Mortgages: What’s the deal?
Over the past few years, the number of queries we’ve received from investors looking to use the AirBnB platform – instead of the typical 6-month...Read More
How to Identify A Great Investment Opportunity
Today, making money out of property is quite a bit harder than it was just a few years ago. This is because of a few...Read More
The Business of Buy-to-Let: Why it’s high time to take BTL more seriously
Buy-to-let is a serious business, and it needs to be treated like one. That’s a contentious statement I know, but it needs to be said....Read More
Income Protection: Why landlords should make the case
If you think about, it it’s perfectly logical. When a mortgage is first taken out, the majority of people tend to consider investing in some...Read More
Q&A – June Edition: Remortgaging Cash Purchases and the 6 month rule
You asked and AALTO answered. This time, we’re looking into two different queries pondering the remortgage of cash buys and how the 6 month rule works....Read More
A Fresh Approach to HMOs
When you think about houses of multiple occupation (or HMOs) you might think about student digs, something from the ‘Young Ones’ perhaps, where squalor is right...Read More
Helping you Beat the 6-Month Rule
Before the 6-month rule, when the property market was booming in the 90s and early 2000s, there was a trend for investors of buy-to-lets to...Read More
The Problem with Buy-to-Let in London
Check out this fantastic infographic looking at the issues facing someone looking to invest in BTL in London and some of the solutions available.
Santander’s Buy To Let Mortgage Thresholds
Recently, I submitted a case for a client who had a few existing Buy To Let mortgages in the background. Without going into too much...Read More
Packager Firms: What Are They Good For?
If you recall the next line of the famous Edwin Starr song, so often added to any Vietnam War soundtrack, you might think: Absolutely nothin’!...Read More
Tools of the Trade
Buying property for investment has a very steep learning curve. Everyone knows the trick is to buy low, sell high and make a good month...Read More