News

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23rd December 2015
Bank of England governor Mark Carney is determined to keep a straitjacket on buy to let borrowing. Carney has promised to wield new powers given to him by the government to ensure landlord borrowing does not get out of hand. ... more »
8th December 2015
Landlords and letting agents must make sure any property advertising including rent prices must include any additional fees and VAT, according to updated rules issued by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). ... more »
1st December 2015
Some letting agents are sending letters to buy to let landlords urging them to pay for expensive and unnecessary tests for legionella disease. ... more »
26th November 2015
Buy to let landlords face another tax blow as Chancellor George Osborne increases stamp duty rates for the purchase of investment properties. From April 2016, stamp duty rates will have a surcharge of 3% for purchases of homes valued at more than £40,000 intended as rental properties or second homes. “More and... ... more »
24th November 2015
Landlords who are currently looking to sell their property have named the Government’s plans to reduce buy to let tax relief as the main reason for their plans. The survey, undertaken by Your Move and Reeds Rains, was answered by over 1,200 landlords. 50% of participants stated the fact that... ... more »