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How has the buy-to-let market in Scotland been performing in recent months? We caught up with Holly Morrison, our Regional Sales Manager north of the border, for the latest insights.

For the first time since 2014, homes are cheaper to rent than buy. Find out what’s driving this change and discover the most affordable UK rental locations with our rental affordability index.

Recent data suggests demand for city centre living is showing signs of a post-lockdown return. Our Mortgages Managing Director, Richard Rowntree, reveals why he believes the market is bouncing back.

The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) was introduced to improve energy efficiency in the private rented sector. We take a look at what landlords need to know to ensure compliance.

Paragon Bank Managing Director of Mortgages Richard Rowntree comments on how buy-to-let lending has contributed to improving PRS standards

The UK Government has announced that notice periods for evictions will reduce from four to six months from 1 June, before returning to pre-pandemic levels on 1 October.

The Debt Respite Scheme introduced by the Government on 4 May 2021 is intended to support individuals in problem debt. We take a look at how this might affect property landlords. 

Relationship Director Toby Burgess recently joined Paragon’s Development Finance team and has hit the ground running with his first deal in Birmingham. We catch up with Toby to discuss his background 

Buy-to-let landlords could face fines of £30k for non-compliance with new laws which came into force on 1 April 2021 to protect tenants from faulty electrics in rental properties. 

Rishi Sunak’s plan to create a ‘Treasury North’ in Darlington will see around 750 Government jobs move to the town. We consider the impact this might have on the rental market in the area.  

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