The Kamma team met with industry experts Paul Clampin, Chris Norris and David Cox to discuss HMOs as the next growth driver for BTL lenders with topics including recent market trends, regulatory changes in the sector and how lenders can best manage risks and drive revenue in the HMO market. Watch the video to find […]Read more
In an era of historical low interest rates, lenders have been looking to innovation to drive revenue, with the number of new BTL mortgage products on the market at an all time high. However, with so many competing products available, and in a broker-led marketplace, leading lenders have been looking to new segments to fuel […]Read more
There is more to getting in on the build to rent boom than just converting buildings into flats Earlier this year Lloyds Banking Group, John Lewis and Boots all announced plans to enter the Private Rented Sector (PRS), with the plan to build an initial 11,000 new homes between them. The movement of major corporate entities […]Read more
The government has estimated that there are more than 10,000 rogue landlords operating nationwide, many of whom own England’s 500,000 houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). However, there is no single, UK-wide government database of rogue landlords. Similarly, there is no single database of all UK HMO properties being vetted and managed for licensing law compliance […]Read more
Over the last 3 years there has been a rise in fines from local authorities to landlords directly over an array of breaches of terms regarding their rental properties. Cases range from landlords who own multiple properties and have converted them into overcrowded unsafe HMOs, to illegal multiple bedsit and studio conversions without local authority […]Read more
This seminar will take place on 10th July to discuss the future shape of the mortgage market via a panel discussion and Q&A from the floor. Orla Shields will join the panel to share insight into how changing legislation and regulation impacts risks to mortgage lenders with extended void periods and decreased property valuations. Topics […]Read more
20 months post-Grenfell and housing is under the microscope more than ever before. Last year, the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, published his London Housing Strategy, setting out a new approach to tackling the capital’s housing crisis. Top of the agenda is an online database that names and shames unscrupulous landlords and letting agents. All 33 London […]Read more
Private landlords faced another change to tax legislation last week, courtesy of Chancellor Hammond’s Autumn Budget. Louisa Fletcher, writing at the Daily Express, talks about how Kamma (formerly GetRentr) are helping landlords monitor their portfolio for compliance. You can read the full article here.Read more
On the 24th of February Kamma hosted a webinar for mortgage lenders and housing providers covering topic including: The Path to Net Zero (or as we like to call it – Property Zero) for UK Homes New regulatory responsibilities and risks for large portfolio owners Cost-effective ways to support tenants to reduce heating bills […]Read more
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