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How does the latest budget effect buy to let?

How does the latest budget effect buy to let?

🕔13:52, 15.Mar 2017

This Budget was mooted as the last chance for the Chancellor to reverse changes to tax relief for landlords which is set to be cut next month. But there was no let-up on the measures targeting buy-to-let landlords, who are set

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Airbnb: A good idea but approach with caution

Airbnb: A good idea but approach with caution

🕔10:00, 7.Mar 2017

You are a tenant or a landlord and you come across Airbnb. What a great idea, you think. You can make more money out of subletting or renting out your property on this website than you are paying in rent

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Tax change will cause landlords to raise rents

Tax change will cause landlords to raise rents

🕔09:15, 28.Feb 2017

Government plans to strip buy-to-let landlords of mortgage interest tax relief have been branded ‘terrible’ by former Bank of England economist David Miles. From April, landlords will start to lose the right to claim back their mortgage interest costs at

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Proportion of landlords buying property with cash reaches record levels

Proportion of landlords buying property with cash reaches record levels

🕔09:03, 28.Feb 2017

The proportion of landlords buying properties in cash has reached record levels, new figures reveal. Last month, 61 per cent of Britain’s buy-to-let purchases were made mortgage-free, according to lettings agent Countrywide. The highest proportion of cash transactions came in

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The Landlord Association: More than 25,000 evictions during 2016 leads to formation of regional panel of solicitors

The Landlord Association: More than 25,000 evictions during 2016 leads to formation of regional panel of solicitors

🕔11:13, 20.Feb 2017

Members of The Landlord Association reported more than 25,000 tenant evictions during 2016, the highest on record since the association began in 2006. The Landlord Association provides free advice to landlords on the 600,000+ properties currently under let to tenants

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Rent Guarantee and Loss of Rent – Knowing the difference

Rent Guarantee and Loss of Rent – Knowing the difference

🕔10:39, 18.Feb 2017

What is the difference between Rent Guarantee and Loss of Rent? Which one should I have? Should I have both or neither? These are questions that Source Commercial’s brokers hear every day, so here is a brief insight to both

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The Landlord Demographic – Who Are Britain’s Landlords?

The Landlord Demographic – Who Are Britain’s Landlords?

🕔07:25, 15.Sep 2016

An Englishman’s home is his castle, except sometimes, it’s not his castle, it’s his landlord’s castle. One in five families living in the UK now rents their home – and the number is rising. Recent estimates based on data from

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Landlords overtake first-time buyers as Britain’s most enthusiastic house buyers

Landlords overtake first-time buyers as Britain’s most enthusiastic house buyers

🕔17:04, 1.Jul 2016

Landlords borrowed more to buy houses in the first three months of this year than first-time buyers, the first time this has happened since the financial crisis. Buy-to-let investors’ (BTL) new purchases accounted for 21pc of all loans in the

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The Digital Landlord Magazine has arrived – 158,000 subscribing landlord readers help launch the UK’s number 1 topical magazine for landlords

The Digital Landlord Magazine has arrived – 158,000 subscribing landlord readers help launch the UK’s number 1 topical magazine for landlords

🕔10:30, 20.Mar 2015 Read Full Article
‘Revenge Eviction’ plan slammed by private landlords

‘Revenge Eviction’ plan slammed by private landlords

🕔09:20, 24.Feb 2015

The UK’s private landlords have slammed the government’s new plans to tackle so-called ‘revenge evictions’, claiming the legislation will become a “charter for anti-social tenants”. The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) says the plans risks stunting the “only part of the

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🕔09:40, 9.Oct 2014

One in four landlords say letting property is more stressful than they expected and two thirds admit they are more stressed now than a year ago. The survey for UK Landlord Tax show that the biggest contributing factors are late

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Buy-to-let: creating bedsits for 20pc returns is just a response to the market

Buy-to-let: creating bedsits for 20pc returns is just a response to the market

🕔14:12, 17.Aug 2014

Buy-to-let: creating bedsits for 20pc returns is just a response to the market Comment: Many readers were unimpressed with the tactics of millionaire property developer Jim “HMO Daddy” Haliburton but he is just responding to the market, says Richard Dyson

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Why now is the right time to invest in UK Property

Why now is the right time to invest in UK Property

🕔12:44, 17.Aug 2014

Investing in a property market that is improving in health is always a tempting prospect, but at the same time it can be one that is fraught with the potential for failed investments and a drop in returns to a

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The taxman will send 40,000 letters to landlords it suspects are not paying enough tax this year

The taxman will send 40,000 letters to landlords it suspects are not paying enough tax this year

🕔16:24, 7.Aug 2014

The tax office has stepped up its scrutiny of landlords, sending letters to thousands of buy-to-let investors it suspects of bending the rules in order to pay less tax. The letters, which will be sent to 40,000 landlords over the

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A RE-EDUCATION IN BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY

A RE-EDUCATION IN BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY

🕔11:05, 24.Jul 2014

UK real estate has always been regarded as a secure investment type and there has been heavy spending over the last few years with buyers favouring this asset over all others. Buy-to-let property in particular remains a prized asset for

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5 reasons why now is the time to invest in UK property

5 reasons why now is the time to invest in UK property

🕔11:07, 7.Jul 2014

The first half of 2014 saw an upward curve in UK property prices and with the Office of National Statistic’s reporting that the Government had hit their 2.0% inflation target at the end of Q4 2013 as well as the

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