Category Archives for "Mortgages & Finance"


What fees and charges does a property investor pay on a buy-to-let mortgage?

Advice to help you structure finances ahead of investment An investment property is a high-value purchase, and not many people have the funds available to buy in cash. Therefore, the majority of property investors buy property with the aid of a buy-to-let mortgage. Using financing to invest in property also means you get to take […]

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Why savvy property investors use interest-only mortgages

The pros and cons of interest-only mortgages When assessing the financing options for investing in property, one of the key questions to answer is if you should use a repayment mortgage or interest-only mortgage. This article will help you decide, as we point out the advantages and disadvantages of both types of mortgage when you […]

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How will the change to mortgage interest tax relief affect me as a property investor?

Property tax questions answered in plain English Despite their introduction in April 2017, the changes to mortgage interest tax relief are still a hot topic of conversation among property investors. This may be because of the long, drawn-out process of their full effect. It could be because the accountants of many property investors find it […]

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Everything you want to know about stamp duty on property investment, but are afraid to ask

All the answers you need to help maximise buy-to-let profits When you’re investing in property, you’ll need to consider stamp duty, though your stamp duty liability on off-plan property investment only becomes payable when you complete – which could be a couple of years away. In some cases, the developer may wrap the stamp duty […]

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