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Buy to Let – Is an interest only mortgage still the best option?

Over the years there have been a variety of different mortgage types that have fallen in an out of favour as economic and market conditions have changed. The questions now facing landlords about interest only mortgage tax relief stem from the changes that started to come into effect in April 2017. With an interest-only mortgage, […]

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Do you really need a landlord insurance?

As a landlord, you will need insurance for properties you rent out to tenants. This usually includes similar protection to general house insurance, but as a landlord you need extra cover for things like: Non-payment of rent; Damage caused by tenants to your property; Liability for injury caused by accidents; Rehousing costs if your tenants […]

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What does life insurance have to do with interest rates?

UK interest rates are at historically low levels, but according to recent reports they may start to rise later this year. You can see the effect of interest rates on mortgages, loans and credit cards, but how do they affect your life insurance? Life Insurance companies finance their business by investing the premiums they collect […]