Following on from our post last week looking at areas in Manchester suitable for HMO investments, new evidence points out the number of landlords looking to expand their property portfolios to include house shares.
According to the Residential Landlord’s Association (RLA), over half the people claiming Universal Credit are in rent arrears. This staggering statistic is almost certainly going to be grounds for many landlords to overlook tenants claiming housing benefits, but it needn’t … Continue reading
The number of landlords purchasing properties using mortgages continued to drop in March 2019, according to the latest Mortgages Trend report from UK Finance.
The Autumn Budget 2018 saw Chancellor Phillip Hammond restrain himself from tinkering too much with landlord tax. Opening the Budget, Chancellor Hammond stated he believed that it would ‘open a new chapter in in our country’s economic future’. On the … Continue reading
Landlords must have electrical installations in their rental homes checked every five years under new rules announced today.
Retailer Sainsbury’s Bank is launching into buy-to-let lending with a range of two and five-year fixes solely through its growing panel of mortgage advisers.
Chancellor Phillip Hammond (GETTY Images) LANDLORDS have been told they face no further tax changes in the 2017 budget, with several key announcements promising to impact the property and lettings industry as part of a £44 million package. Over the … Continue reading
THE annual house price growth has risen by 4.5%, according to a report released by Halifax. The rise in house prices across the UK is a healthy sign, promising further growth in the months to come according to the report. … Continue reading
In the budget of 2015 George Osbourne unveiled a shock tax change that will seriously affect, perhaps even wipe out, many landlords. It is officially known as Section 24 of the Finance (no. 2) Act 2015: and we all … Continue reading
More than £30 billion could be invested in the Build to Rent Sector over the next five years, according to a report out today by the law firm Addleshaw Goddard and The British Property Federation. They say it could lead … Continue reading