Reeds Rains Blog

The Reeds Rains blog is a place for us to share property news, and informative articles.

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27 Aug

Buy to Let mortgages update

In the first couple of months of the coronavirus pandemic, the number of mortgages available in the market dropped by around ha...

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18 Aug

Government announces extension to the Help to Buy - Equity Loan Scheme in wake of COVID-19

It’s good news for those who may have recently secured a Help to Buy Equity Loan, through the government Scheme, or for those w...

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27 Aug

Landlord advice: divorce and investment properties

Divorce can be a very messy thing and the more assets you have that need to be divided up, the more complicated it can be.

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27 Aug

Beware: Financing and insurance for investment landlords using Airbnb

If you’re tempted to go and list your property on Airbnb without first speaking to your lender or insurance broker, don’t....

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5 Jun

Financing and insuring a new build

Buying a new build has its benefits but you do need to be aware that completing the purchase can be more complicated than for a...

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5 top reasons Buy to Let investors get their mortgage rejected

25 Apr

5 top reasons Buy to Let investors get their mortgage rejected

When you have already put in a lot of work to find a suitable investment property, the last thing you want is to have your mort...

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Property

13 Feb

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) came into force in April last year, making it illegal to let or renew the tenancy on...

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Property

13 Feb

How do you know if you are on the ‘right’ Buy to Let mortgage deal?

With hundreds of Buy to Let mortgages available, it’s not always easy to work out whether you’re on the ‘right’ deal....

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18 Oct

What spurred on my mortgage decision?

For some people, choosing a mortgage can be a daunting thought, but it may not be as difficult as some would think. Find out mo...

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13 Jun

The Family Springboard Mortgage is also available to current homeowners

Reeds Rains now has access to a new product, the Barclays Bank Family Springboard Mortgage, which has been created to help firs...

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A 1.7% drop in house purchase approvals in May

9 Jun

A 1.7% drop in house purchase approvals in May

The latest Mortgage Monitor from e.surv, the UK’s largest residential chartered surveyor, has reported a 1.7% drop in the numbe...

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April loans lull as lenders reflect economic uncertainties

13 May

April loans lull as lenders reflect economic uncertainties

House purchase approvals (seasonally adjusted) in April totalled 57,512, down 19.4% from the 71,357 loans granted the previous ...

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