OSB Group | 18.03.2022
We support the government ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme and are working to help our customers participate in the scheme.
If your customer wishes to participate and their application to be a sponsor is accepted then they must notify us. They should also inform their household insurance provider.
We also suggest they consider the financial implications of participating in the scheme and if they need further information or advice, we’d recommend they contact the Money Helper service:
Telephone: 0800 138 7777 (Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm)
For more information on the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme, visit https://homesforukraine.campaign.gov.uk where you’ll find a list of FAQs and details on how your customer can register to be a sponsor.
Forewarned is forearmed. Proper preparation prevents poor performance. Fail to prepare, prepare to fail… there are so many sayings about the importance of planning ahead that I’m always amazed when I hear about people making big decisions without carrying out the necessary due diligence.
Over the past few years, we’ve seen many ‘part-time landlords’ leaving the buy to let industry and selling their rental properties because of increased taxation and higher mortgage interest rates, as well as tighter rules and restrictions. Their exit has made way for more portfolio landlords and resulted in increased professionalisation within the sector. This trend is borne out in findings in OSB Group’s Landlord Leaders report which found that 73% of brokers and 64% of landlords agree that the sector is professionalising1.
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