(a) The arrears rate for all (BTL) mortgages shows the total (BTL) number of mortgages over
three months in arrears as a proportion of the total (BTL) number of outstanding mortgages.
Data are semi-annual up to end-2007 and quarterly since then. Non seasonally adjusted.
(b) The possessions rate for all (BTL, owner-occupied) mortgages shows the total (BTL,
owner-occupied) number of properties taken into possession over the preceding
twelve-month period as a proportion of the total (BTL, owner-occupied) number of
outstanding mortgages. Data are semi-annual up to end-2008 and quarterly since then.
Non seasonally adjusted.
Sources: Moneyfacts Group and Bank calculations.
(a) End-month advertised rates, compiled as an average across all products. Excludes
self-certified mortgages. Data are available from September 2008. There are no advertised
products above 85% LTV ratio.
Trends in buy-to-let lending
rose sharply at the start of 2009, around the same time as the
overall mortgage arrears rate (Chart F). The BTL arrears rate
fell back and has been lower than that for all mortgages in
recent years. In some contrast, the possessions rate…
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