Liz Syms

Buy-To-Let Watch: Landlords should select lenders carefully

Firms can do more to attract ambitious BTL borrowers One common factor that many professional landlords have is the ambition to grow their portfolio. Without unlimited cash for deposits, they will need to turn to their portfolios to access the capital needed for subsequent purchases. In fact, some landlords are particularly targeting properties that give […]

Five Things You Should Know About… Overseas Mortgages

Liz Syms offers some key insights on overseas mortgages. What type of borrower is likely to want an overseas mortgage? These borrowers have previously been either people wanting to retire to the sun or families moving abroad, but in the past few years this has changed. A growing number of first-time buyers want to get on […]

Brokers must prove their worth to landlords, says Liz Syms

By knowing about and understanding the buy-to-let changes, you can guide your landlord clients towards some exceptions With the speed at which the buy-to-let market is altering, the role of the broker is more important than ever. But how do you keep on top of the changes? Perhaps the most significant of these took place […]