Pensioners most worried buy-to-let investors over tax worries

Pensioners most worried buy-to-let investors over tax worries

In recent years, the rise of the buy-to-let market has seen a growing number of older people put money into a sector they might not have previously purchased in, largely because the strength of the PR [...]

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19-April-16 Legal News
1 in 10 tenants do not have a formal agreement with landlord

1 in 10 tenants do not have a formal agreement with landlord

Although great strides have taken place in recent years in terms of making sure the rental market is well regulated and that the number of rogue landlords drops, there are still many out there who are [...]

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07-April-16 Legal News
Over half of UK landlords are unaware of EU mortgage changes

Over half of UK landlords are unaware of EU mortgage changes

More than half of all landlords who apply for a mortgage in the UK are unaware of the impending changes coming from the EU when it comes to borrowing, and what this could mean for their own mortgages [...]

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04-April-16 Legal News
Buy-to-let landlords set to face new lending rules

Buy-to-let landlords set to face new lending rules

Landlords have been hit hard recently with the news that they will be taxed three per cent more on their purchases, and now it has been revealed that they will also be facing tougher lending regulatio [...]

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31-March-16 Legal News
Build-to-rent sector not to be exempt from Stamp Duty levy

Build-to-rent sector not to be exempt from Stamp Duty levy

The build-to-rent sector in the UK may not be seeing the benefits it expected from the new Stamp Duty levy, according to new reports, which claim this part of the PRS will not be, as originally expect [...]

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22-March-16 Legal News
Govt reveals more details about new buy-to-let surcharge

Govt reveals more details about new buy-to-let surcharge

In November, chancellor George Osborne used his autumn statement as a way to announce a new Stamp Duty from April this year, leading to a worry that there would be a shortfall in investment levels acr [...]

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21-March-16 Legal News
Budget brings no good news for buy-to-let sector

Budget brings no good news for buy-to-let sector

After the two Budget announcements in 2015 that hit the buy-to-let sector hard through new rules about taxation, landlords and letting agents would have been forgiven for looking towards Wednesday' [...]

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17-March-16 Legal News
UK landlords worried about what the budget will bring for PRS

UK landlords worried about what the budget will bring for PRS

British landlords are growing increasingly concerned about what the spring budget announcement from the chancellor will bring, following on from two lots of bad news from George Osborne last year.&nbs [...]

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15-March-16 Legal News
Not all buy-to-let investors have been put off by Stamp Duty change

Not all buy-to-let investors have been put off by Stamp Duty change

The changes to Stamp Duty tax rules for investors will not have the damaging effect that many had feared when it was announced at the end of last year, it has been claimed, with not all buy-to-let inv [...]

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10-March-16 Legal News
Buy-to-let market reacts negatively to chancellor's new tax

Buy-to-let market reacts negatively to chancellor's new tax

Landlords and letting agents have reacted angrily to the news from Wednesday's (November 25th) Autumn Statement and Spending Review from the chancellor, which saw the buy-to-let market hit with a [...]

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27-November-15 Legal News