News

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13th October 2016
Landlords can earn up to £7,500 a year in rents from taking in lodgers without declaring any income to the tax man – and it is perfectly legal. Changing the way property is rented online has opened the door to a new business model for entrepreneurial landlords. ... more »
30th September 2016
Where’s the best place to invest is always a hot topic with buy to let landlords – and the latest data from a peer to peer lender offers some insights. Lendinvest pools cash from investors to lend as secured loans to buy to let borrowers and more competitive rates than... ... more »
29th September 2016
More property tax changes are on the way for buy to let landlords, but this time they have a say in how they will impact their businesses. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is testing opinions about changing the way rental profits are calculated. Most landlords draft their property business accounts... ... more »
28th September 2016
Tenants who have no fall-back plan if they cannot work or lose their jobs are a serious financial risk for landlords, according to new research. Millions of renters wrongly assume state benefits would take up the shortfall in their incomes, says financial and insurance firm Royal London. ... more »
15th September 2016
Buy to let homes are among the 1.1 million properties at risk from bogus gas fitters carrying out shoddy repairs and maintenance work. In the past 36 months, 22 people have died and close to 1,000 injured in accidents related to unsafe gas appliances. ... more »