Definition of 'buy-to-let'
Example sentences containing 'buy-to-let'
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But they have no plans to build up a buy-to-let portfolio.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2007) 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) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It looks like the buy-to-let boom is far from bust with investors willing to take their work on holiday.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Definition of buy-to-let from the Collins English Dictionary
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