I am a fan of this page for quite some time and it helped me to buy our own house + some further investment properties in Germany (I am German and invest into my home area that is close to the border).
Now, as my wife (UK citizen) and myself have to help a family member back on their feet after some life events (you know, stuff happens as we are all rotating on this organic spaceship), we are looking into the idea of buying a property in UK and rent it out to this family member.
As buying a place in CH and GER is quite straight forward (please feel free to ask me if you have questions via PN), I am wondering if anyone has experience to buy a property in UK as a citizen (my wife) but not being a resident.
I have seen so far that most mortgage brokers do not support this setup and refer to special “expat mortgage providers” (which I have no clue about yet).
Long story short, if you have any resources, good ideas or any experience getting this done, we would be more than happy if you could share this with me.