Monthly Archives: January 2009

Property Investment News – Extortionate buy-to-let LTVs at 70% max

70% LTV Max! It seems ridiculous, but it looks like buy-to-let loan-to-values are going to drop to a maximum of 70% within the next few weeks as Birmingham Midshires (part of the HBOS group) is taken over by Lloyds. Lloyds’ maximum loan-to-value on buy to let property is currently only 70%

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Property Investment News – Bank bailout

Property Investment News – Bank Bailout Welcome to this week’s investment news update and before I forget ‘Happy Australia day!’ This week, it’s a bank bailout special, and I’ll be devoting this week’s property investment news update to the subject of bailouts. What exactly is a bailout, who’s behind them, and what do they hope […]

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Investment opportunities – below market value property strategy: Portfolio B

How to get the most from BMV property It’s a fact of all investment opportunities that sometimes prices will go down. I’ve personally seen it in my own portfolio and if you’re honest you’ll have seen it in your own portfolios as well. The important thing is that we are realistic and take decisive action – even […]

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Property price drops 2009: expert predictions

Property price predictions Welcome back to 2009 and my weekly investment news update. I’ve just spent the past 3 weeks in Spain escaping the worst of the UK weather – but I’m back now refreshed and ready to bring you property news every week. OK so let’s look at this weeks property investment news update.

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