Insights & News

This area provides insight into our specialist property finance markets to help you grow your business.

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Threat to rental market as close to a quarter of landlords say their properties’ EPCs rated D or below

Supply in the rental market faces a new challenge as close to a quarter of landlords say their properties are currently rated D or below for energy efficiency, according to a new report Confronting the EPC Challenge from Shawbrook Bank.
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A third of landlords plan to expand their portfolios in the next twelve months as confidence soars

Landlord confidence remains high as a third plan to expand their portfolio in the next twelve months according to research from Shawbrook Bank.
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Two in ten landlords are funding refurbishment works through short-term finance

According to our new buy-to-let research report, two in ten of the landlords we surveyed have used a credit card or another form of short-term finance to fund recent refurbishment works.