Buy to Let mortgages

Whether it’s your first investment property or another addition to your portfolio, James Leighton's Buy to Let mortgage advisers are available to provide advice and help you find the most suitable loan.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
Some Buy to Let mortgages are not regulated by the financial conduct authority.

Get in touch to discuss your investment plan with an experienced Buy to Let mortgage adviser.
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Smart Buy to Let solutions

Buy to Let experts

James Leighton's mortgage advisers are highly experienced in helping property investors secure a suitable Buy to Let mortgage for their property purchase. We have experience assisting in a range of situations, from first-time buyers to seasoned property investors securing property purchases of varying values.

Getting the most suitable Buy to Let mortgage can help investors like you generate greater rental yields from your investment. Working with one of our specialised Buy to Let mortgage advisers will help maximise your returns. We can ensure you consider the most suitable options and sometimes can even access exclusive Buy to Let mortgage deals.

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    Speedy and efficient process

    We understand that property investors are busy people. Thanks to our carefully crafted, and continually improving, client journey, The James Leighton Way, our objective is to save you both time and money. Whether you are a seasoned portfolio investor or a first-time landlord, let us do the heavy lifting.

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    Tailored Buy to Let advice

    Our Buy to Let experts will carry out an assessment of your entire financial circumstances to make sure that the mortgage solutions we recommend are optimised and synchronised. We’ll help you manage and grow an existing Buy to Let portfolio or build one from scratch. Our objective is to minimise the hassle and maximise yield.

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    Professional and Whole of Market guidance

    James Leighton is a Whole of Market brokerage, with access to over 90 lenders, including Buy to Let specialist lenders and packagers. We also offer exclusive Buy to Let products via the Quilter Financial Planning Limited, one of the country’s largest mortgage networks. We are privately owned and offer 100% whole of market advice.

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    Case Management Team

    Unlike many brokerages, our Case Management team is here to support you every step of the way. They handle document gathering, adviser appointments, liaising with lenders and solicitors and will keep you updated at all times — all at no cost to you! 

Free and whole of market

James Leighton provides a free mortgage service to clients nationwide. We search the whole of market for mortgages.

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Let us do the hard work for you

Navigating the Buy to Let mortgage market can be complex and time-consuming, especially when compared to standard residential mortgages. That’s where we come in. As expert Buy to Let brokers, we add value by taking the time to understand your unique circumstances, existing property portfolio and your short, medium and long-term objectives. We then use this information to find and secure the right mortgage deals for you. We handle all the paperwork and liaise with lenders, developers, estate agents and solicitors on your behalf. Our goal is to make the process as smooth and hassle-free as possible, allowing you to focus on growing your property investment portfolio.



What is a Buy to Let mortgage?


A Buy to Let mortgage is a loan for purchasing or refinancing residential property which is intended to be let to tenants rather than lived in by the borrower. Rates and fees are typically higher than those you would find with a standard residential mortgage.


How does the deposit for a Buy to Let mortgage work?


The deposit for a Buy to Let mortgage is typically larger than for a standard residential mortgage. This is often 25% of the property’s value but can range from 20-40%. The size of the deposit can affect the interest rate and terms of the mortgage.


Who can get a Buy to Let mortgage?


Buy to Let mortgages are typically for landlords and property investors, both individuals and companies. Lenders look at potential rental income, personal income, credit history and age, among other factors. Some lenders may require you to own your own home or have a certain number of existing properties.


of total gross mortgage advances were occupied by Buy to Let mortgages in Q2 of 2022*.

This equates to equates to £10.6 billion of lending.

The data reveals that there is still a high level of demand for Buy to Let mortgages among property investors.


Dan Ross - Senior Remortgage Adviser

"We take pride in providing exceptional service to our buy-to-let clients, demonstrating our commitment to innovative solutions for unique needs."

Dan joined the team in September 2020. He derives great satisfaction from educating his clients and changing their perspectives on mortgages and how they relate to their lifestyles.

Dan Ross

What our customers say

I cannot stress enough how AWESOME JLFS are. My application was quite complicated but JLFS have made it so easy that I couldn't believe I got the mortgage in just a week. TOP TOP TOP quality.

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