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Buy To Let Unaffected By Brexit, Say Letting Agents

Buy To Let Unaffected By Brexit, Say Letting Agents

The first post-Brexit snapshot of the buy to let market passed off with a good bill of health, according to letting agents. (more…)
HMRC Make VAT U-turn After Tax Tribunal Defeat

HMRC Make VAT U-turn After Tax Tribunal Defeat

HMRC wants property developers to file retrospective VAT claims after a change of mind about how many buildings can make a home. (more…)
MPs Add Property Developer Tax To Latest Finance Bill

MPs Add Property Developer Tax To Latest Finance Bill

Tax changes for property traders and developers are detailed in a new bill currently before MPs. (more…)
Tax Planning Can Slash Landlord CGT

Tax Planning Can Slash Landlord CGT

It seems unfair that landlords have to pay capital gains tax at a rate of up to 28% when disposing of a buy to let property when other investors have their CGT capped at 20%. (more…)
Leafy Suburbs Where Rogue Landlords Lurk In The Shadows

Leafy Suburbs Where Rogue Landlords Lurk In The Shadows

It’s hard to believe the leafy suburbs of one of Britain’s most prestigious seats of learning are a black spot for rogue landlords. (more…)
Selective Licensing in Weston-super-Mare Not Going Ahead

Selective Licensing in Weston-super-Mare Not Going Ahead

We previously reported that North Somerset Council were intorucing selective licensing within an area of Westone-super-Mare from 1 November 2016. (more…)
How Low Mortgage Rates Are Easing Landlord Finances

How Low Mortgage Rates Are Easing Landlord Finances

Buy to let landlord finances are continuing to stabilise due to low mortgage rates and a trend for fewer tenants to move. (more…)
Tax And Accounting Revolution For Buy To Let Landlords

Tax And Accounting Revolution For Buy To Let Landlords

New moves are on the way that make keeping accounts and paying tax easier for up to 2.5 million buy to let landlords. (more…)
Britain’s Top Buy To Let Hot Spot Cities

Britain’s Top Buy To Let Hot Spot Cities

Property investors and developers often look at buy to let hot spots to determine the best place to purchase an investment country – but they may not be where they believe. (more…)