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Losing Buy To Let Tracker Legal Fight Costs Lender £27.5 Million

Losing Buy To Let Tracker Legal Fight Costs Lender £27.5 Million

West Bromwich Building Society has lost a court case over varying mortgage interest rates for buy to let landlords whose loans tracked the Bank of England base rate. (more…)
Updated Right To Rent Code Of Practice

Updated Right To Rent Code Of Practice

When conducting right to rent checks under the Immigration Act 2014, in order to achieve a statutory excuse, consideration must be given to the statutory code of practice under the Act. (more…)
The Price Is Right Hopes New Official House Value Index

The Price Is Right Hopes New Official House Value Index

Britain gets the first independent, official house price index this month. The inaugural UK House Price Index is due for publication on Tuesday, June 2016 and is a landmark for the property industry. (more…)
Buy To Let Renters Put Landlord Finances At Risk

Buy To Let Renters Put Landlord Finances At Risk

Millions of tenants have no financial safety net to cover their rent costs should they lose their jobs or become too ill to work, according to a new report. (more…)
Private Landlords Unfairly Criticised For Evictions

Private Landlords Unfairly Criticised For Evictions

Buy to let landlords have an unfair reputation for going to the courts to evict tenants, according to the latest official data. (more…)
Bogus Letting Agents Scam Tenants Out Of Rents

Bogus Letting Agents Scam Tenants Out Of Rents

A couple who posed as bogus letting agents to scam hopeful tenants out of £26,000 have been given jail sentences. (more…)
Hidden Tax Help For Landlords On The HMRC Web Site

Hidden Tax Help For Landlords On The HMRC Web Site

Landlords looking to file DIY tax returns can source lots of essential free information online. (more…)
Buy To Let Hot Spots Shift To Northern Powerhouse

Buy To Let Hot Spots Shift To Northern Powerhouse

If you are a landlord wondering how tax changes Britain’s buy to let landscape, then try taking a look at an investment heat map of England and Wales for 2020. (more…)
Lending Demands May See Buy To Let Mortgages Dry Up

Lending Demands May See Buy To Let Mortgages Dry Up

Britain’s second largest buy to let lender has capped lending to landlords. (more…)
Buy To Let Confidence At Lowest For A Decade

Buy To Let Confidence At Lowest For A Decade

Buy to let landlord confidence is reeling after a series of tax hikes viewed as attacks on property investors. (more…)