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21st February 2017
Buy to let landlords are coming to terms with tax changes set to impact their businesses from the start of April. More than a third of landlords will cope by not adding to their property investments, according to a survey by Paragon Mortgages. Tax changes due to hit the sector... ... more »
17th February 2017
Economist and former Bank of England policy maker Andrew Miles is calling on the government to ditch plans to make landlords pay more tax from April. Miles, who sat on the rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee for six years, argues the proposal is ‘perverse’ and that he can see no reason... ... more »
15th February 2017
Thousands of buy to let landlords are mortgage prisoners as falling interest rates remain tantalisingly out of reach for them. Banks and building societies have plenty of deals priced at interest rates between 1.5% and 2.0%, but few landlords can afford to make the switch since the Bank of England... ... more »
10th February 2017
The government’s masterplan for housing quickly had the buy to let section rubbed out and rewritten. Housing Minister Gavin Barwell was quick to clarify what his Housing White Paper meant to private tenants and landlords. The policy called for longer tenancies and more affordable rents, but was short on specifics. ... more »
8th February 2017
How do landlords split a buy to let property if they are selling and dispute the ownership? The problem is affecting thousands of landlords who invested in buy to let with friends or family when they got on better, but have seen their relationships turn sour. ... more »