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18th November 2015
It’s easy for landlords to fall into some simple tax traps when completing self-assessment returns. Some of them can make a significant difference to the amount of tax they pay – and also leave them open for fines for making careless errors on their tax returns. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)... ... more »
9th November 2015
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has proposed the introduction of a national minimum size for rented bedrooms across the UK. A discussion paper published by the Department of Communities and Local Government aims to tackle overcrowding as well as rogue landlords who rent out often unsafe small spaces. ... more »
5th November 2015
Strict new mortgage borrowing rules are on the way next year they will make buy to let borrowing tougher for at least one in 10 landlords designated as consumers rather than professionals. ... more »
23rd October 2015
Landlords in England will soon have to check the immigration status of prospective and renewing tenants, the government has announced on Tuesday 20 October. The Right to Rent scheme, which was trialed in the West Midlands, will be rolled out across the whole of England from 1 February 2016. ... more »
19th October 2015
The clock is ticking for thousands of buy to let borrowers likely to be hit by new lending rules that are due to come in from next March. Some lenders are already imposing restrictions that limit borrowing for a new class of consumer landlords. ... more »