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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 »
2nd February 2017
Letting agents want to offer tenants easy repayment plans rather than see a fee ban. Trade body the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) claims the proposed government ban on fees will see rents rise as the upfront charges levied when renters take on a property are transferred to landlords. ... more »
24th January 2017
Switching investments out of property into start-up businesses offer landlords a tax loophole for putting off their capital gains tax bills. The government encourages dragons to stake money against start-ups through two tax schemes – Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). ... more »
19th January 2017
The focus of buy to let hot spots is continuing to move away from London, says new research. The capital has fallen from grace as yields decline and has no mention in the UK top 10 of best places for buy to let. Instead, the favoured places for the best... ... more »
18th January 2017
2016 was a tough year for landlords and as 2017 progresses and some of the planned tax changes come into force, things are not about to get any easier. Unsurprisingly, planned tax increases are the top concern for landlords in 2017, according to a recent poll of buy-to-let landlords in... ... more »