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24th August 2017
New research examining who owns Britain's property wealth has come up with some astonishing figures. Although the number of adults who own no property has increased from 35% to 40% of the population since 2002, the number owning more than one home has soared by nearly a third. ... more »
18th August 2017
Thousands of landlords have had to hand over millions in unpaid tax and penalties for failing to tell HM Revenue & Customs about their rental profits. Around 13,000 property investors in just one London borough have had to cough up nearly £115 million. ... more »
31st July 2017
Running a lean buy to let business by trimming running costs is vital for landlords seeking to maintain their profits threatened by tax changes. New research shows the biggest drains on profits are maintenance and letting agents, which account for a third of the average annual spend on private rented... ... more »
26th July 2017
Buy to let mortgages are about to get more expensive for landlords as new lending rules take effect from September 2017. The Prudential Regulation Authority, part of the group of watchdogs that oversee the financial world, is taking up Bank of England advice to tighten buy to let lending for... ... more »
20th July 2017
Is your tenant going on holiday this summer? Our case studies highlight the need for vigilance. While the rate of break-in claims continues to decline year on year, short periods when tenants are on holiday or have recently vacated a property present ample opportunity for those intent on breaking in.... ... more »