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10th August 2016
HMRC has come under a withering attack from government financial watchdogs for failing to tackle buy to let landlords falsely claiming they have lived in a rental property to cut their tax bills. ... more »
10th August 2016
The new Housing and Planning Minister Gavin Barwell, MP for Croydon, who was appointed by Prime Minister Theresa May two weeks ago, might mean good news to many landlords, especially those opposed to the introduction of landlord licensing schemes. ... more »
4th August 2016
The government wants landlords to pay up to £5,000 a property to upgrade hundreds of thousands of homes with poor energy efficiency. Around 330,000 older Victorian and Edwardian homes need up to £1.65 billion to be spent on insulation, draught proofing and replacing inefficient boilers, says the Department for Business,... ... more »
27th July 2016
After months of protests and consternation, the last in a raft of tax changes to hit landlords is due to start from April 2017 unless new Chancellor Phillip Hammond announces a last-minute U-turn. Buy to let property owners have dreaded the introduction of mortgage finance relief and quietly hoped the recent... ... more »
21st July 2016
House prices were up 8.1% in the 12 months to the end of May, according to the last official pre-Brexit data. The figures from the Office of National Statistics benchmark the cost of an average home at £211,230 before the June 23 referendum. ... more »