Landlord Investing

The Council of Mortgage Lender’s (CML) buy-to-let forecast for 2017 and 2018 has been revised down from previous expectations at the end of last year, as ‘tax and prudential measures’ continue to ‘exert pressure’ on the market.

Landlords’ confidence has fallen as investors face the prospect of higher tax costs and weakening house prices, the sixth ‘Buy to Let Britain’ report by Kent Reliance shows.

Tenancy deposit will be capped at one month’s rent, down from the existing level of two months, as the government outlined in its legislative agenda for the next two years in the Queen’s Speech