Definition of 'buy-to-let'
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They tend to be looking for large family homes rather than buy-to-let purchases. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It would take a lot for them to trade the convenience of the known and near for a buy-to-let property in another city. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also likely to be affected by buy-to-let landlords being less active since the extra stamp duty and more cautious in light of upcoming mortgage regulation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This could be done through downsizing or by freeing up some other cash, perhaps by selling a buy-to-let property or drawing on your savings or investments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The credit crunch has led to a collapse in buy-to-let deals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Additional curbs may be imposed on buy-to-let lending. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The buy-to-let boom was built on debt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And recognise the sterling nature of the buy-to-let landlord. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But they have no plans to build up a buy-to-let portfolio. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Fees on buy-to-let deals have suffered some of the most dramatic increases. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But do you need one to manage your portfolio of buy-to-let properties? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The cost of buy-to-let deals is considerably higher than standard mortgages and lenders impose much tighter lending criteria. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One option that she is considering is to use part of it as a deposit on a buy-to-let property. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many property investors are therefore questioning whether they should trade in buy-to-let and commercial properties for agricultural land instead. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That includes buy-to-let landlords with large portfolios as long as they buy a new home that they plan to live in. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is the boom back in buy-to-let? Times, Sunday Times (2010)So an alternative approach is to stay in their current accommodation and use their savings to invest in a cheaper buy-to-let property. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You usually need a bigger deposit on a buy-to-let deal as they are a riskier proposition for a lender than a residential deal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The auctioneer said that all these properties were sold to owner-occupiers rather than buy-to-let investors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Watch for tougher lending Some buy-to-let lenders have been tightening their criteria following the credit crunch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That's about half the gross mortgage lending for buy-to-let last year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For those who are already buy-to-let landlords, things are buoyant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They say their buy-to-let portfolio is worth 135m. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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