Specialist buy-to-let lender Zephyr Homeloans has reduced rates on its 5-year fixed-rate standard BTL loans for a limited time.
The price changes are part of its commitment to supporting the niche markets and will continue to be distributed on a semi-exclusive basis through some key packager partners.
The volatility in the stock market - combined with the resilience in the housing market - has resulted in an increase in first-time landlords, a trend that is expected to continue in 2021.
Landbay has launched a BTL calculator to help intermediaries advise clients with a greater deal of accuracy about the lender's products.
LendInvest’s Strategic Partners programme recognises key broker firms which submit a high level of consistent business to LendInvest, and provides a range of benefits as a result.
Paragon's research has revealed that the proportion of BTL remortgage business is expected to grow during 2021.
SPF Private Clients has incorporated a portfolio of more than 330 buy-to-let properties into a single company vehicle.
Accord has increased its max borrowing limit and portfolio size for landlords, as well as reducing its standard valuation and homebuyer fees.
The fund achieved a net return for institutional investors of 4.43% in 2020, and will use the facility from OakNorth Bank to lend ahead of investor subscription and retain headroom for potential redemptions.
MCI Mortgage Club has added Roma Finance to its panel, to give members more choice for customers who require short and medium-term lending.