LME Move to launch Buy-To-Let mortgage & re-mortgage assistance
Nationwide property services supplier and co-ordination hub LME Move has announced its intended collaboration with a well respected FCA authorised and regulated group of independent financial advisers and whole of market mortgage consultants earlier this week.
The agreement, when finalised later next month, will see LME Move become an appointed representative of the group and allow the company to introduce its landlord and property investor clients to obtain assistance and access to whole of market Buy-To-Let mortgages and re-mortgages deals.
Timing is everything
Commenting on the agreement LME Move’s Operations’ Director said, ‘With the ever increasing pressure on Buy-To-Let landlords from the recent swathe of rental sector reforms announced by George Osbourne many are considering the best course of action for their portfolios.
We have received numerous requests from our landlords and property investor clients for assistance with respect to mortgage and re-mortgage options.
When it comes to listening to and supporting our clients LME Move always goes one step further. Therefore we are pleased to announce this forthcoming agreement to provide yet another invaluable service for our landlord and property investor clients.’
Obtain assistance and be the first to know
Interested landlords and property investors wishing to review their future or existing Buy-To-Let mortgage options can read more about the service on the LM Experts website here. They can also contact LME Move’s International Marketing Director directly via: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information about LME Move’s full range of other nationwide property services for landlords, letting agents and property investors – including gas safety certificates, boiler services, electrical safety certificates, legionella risk assessments, smoke & CO alarms, RICs surveys, out of hours emergency property services and building, plumbing and electrical maintenance services can also be obtained from: email@example.com or by visiting www.lmemove.com
Landlords – do you know how to avoid falling foul of the Deregulation Act?
Happy New Year and welcome back to what I sense promises to be another full on year for the Lettings and wider property sector.
This month I thought I’d highlight several of the problems landlord’s can run into that are linked to the recently passed Deregulation Act, and how to best protect yourself from potential trouble ahead.
A new law requiring that all new and converted homes in Wales be fitted with sprinklers has come into force, the first of its kind anywhere in the world.
CFOA Vice-President Dave Etheridge attended an event at the Welsh Senedd on January 12th to celebrate the introduction of the new law. The event was hosted by Ann Jones AM, who was one of the key drivers behind the campaign to see the legislation introduced.
New guidance requiring private landlords in Scotland to install carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in all relevant rental properties will come into force on 1st December 2015.
Following the Housing (Scotland) Act (2014), which states that all private rental properties must contain “satisfactory provision for giving warning if carbon monoxide is present in a concentration that is hazardous to health”, the Private Rental Housing Panel has produced guidance that all landlords in Scotland will be required to follow from December this year.
If you’re a professional landlord or letting agent – and assuming that you haven’t been on the Moon for the last year – then you can’t have failed to have been bombarded with a plethora of rental property compliance updates and changes. The most recent being the legal requirement to fit carbon monoxide alarms. So what do and don’t you have to do to ensure you stay the right side of the law?
Landlords have a legal duty to protect their tenants from dangers within their rental properties. Failure to do so can result in serious financial penalties and in some cases legal action.
Aside from the well known annual gas safety certificates there is now the legal responsibility to ensure rental properties have a legionella risk assessment carried out plus working carbon monoxide and fire alarms fitted. Whilst carbon monoxide alarms are only required to be fitted to rooms where there are solid fuel burning appliances fitted, most reputable landlords and letting agents fit carbon monoxide alarms to all properties regardless of fuel type as best practice.
There have also been recent changes to electrical protections. Here are the key facts that landlords and letting agents need to know:
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