Lighthouse Go Paintballing
Staff & family of Lighthouse Property Services LTD enjoyed a corporate day paintballing at Bawtry Paintball Fields after a donation of £250.00 was made at a charity auction to Children with Leukaemia by their Managing Director Tim Clark.
The latest figures published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), showing continued growth in the buy-to-let mortgage market, offer good news for landlords looking to purchase new properties.
New buy-to-let mortgage lending in the first three months of 2011 totaled £2.9 billion across 27,600 loans. Echoing a more pronounced decline of 11% in the wider mortgage market, buy-to-let lending in the first quarter was around 3.5% lower than the £3 billion of lending across 28,600 loans in the fourth quarter of 2010, but up on the £2.1 billion and 22,000 loans in the first quarter a year ago.
We have seen new lenders enter the market and a number of specialist commercial lenders have been offering innovative, but niche, buy-to-let schemes; lender requirements have begun to ease somewhat and it is now possible to get a buy-to-let mortgage up to 80% loan-to-value; there are also products currently available for limited companies, houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and for light refurbishment works. These developments all help landlords in obtaining the finance they need to obtain new properties, which in turn provides you with more opportunities.Lighthouse now offer, in association with the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) an online mortgage service, which can be accessed via the new Mortgage section on this website.
The Lighthouse Keeper celebrates Lighthouse’s first decade.
Lighthouse was started in 2001 by Tim and Philippa Clark and has grown from a ground floor office space to being spread over three floors in just over 7 years.
Why not read through this seasons edition of the lighthouse keeper and find out how it all started. Also in this edition, find out about some of the new faces to appear at lighthouse as well as take a look into making your property a greener place to live in or let.