Landlords who operate their buy to let business as a limited company in the UK face paying more dividend tax in some cases, it has been suggested.
Figures from the Home Office show that as of the end of March, a total of 405 fines for non-compliance with the Right to Rent scheme have been issued.
There’s been a big rise in the proportion of landlords remortgaging according to one of the sector’s most prominent lenders, Paragon.
The introduction of a 3% stamp duty surcharge on the purchase of buy-to-let properties and the phasing out of buy-to-let mortgage interest tax relief have had a significant effect on rental property supply, according to the Residential Landlords Association (RLA).
Data from Your Move’s England and Wales Rental Tracker shows that the number of tenants in arrears increased for the fourth consecutive month in April.
The Mortgage Works has cut 2-year trackers by up to 0.45% and introducing a 10-year fixed rate mortgage at 3.49% to 75% loan-to-value.
Sainsbury’s Bank has launched into buy-to-let – with 2 and 5-year fixed options for landlords with a portfolio of up to three properties.
This week marks a major milestone in Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s efforts to crack down on the capital’s rogue letting agents and landlords.
Over half of investors in the UK no longer view property as a good investment with changes in buy to let tax and costs affecting their views, new research has found.
Foxtons has given a gloomy trading update to the City and shareholders.
Demand for rented homes in the UK is set to continue rising with the sector likely to see the number reach six million by 2025, new research shows.
Buy-to-let experts at the buy-to-let panel at FSE Manchester recommended intermediaries to do more HMO deals.
Landlords in the UK, particularly so called accidental landlords, are being urged to make sure they are aware of and understand the latest safety obligations for renting out property.
A significant number of homes suitable for first time buyers could flood the UK market in the coming year as new research suggests hundreds of thousands of landlords are looking to sell up.
The National Landlord Investment Show returns to the Midlands for its second show of the year next week.
Since the start of the year, the cost of a typical five-year fixed buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage has fallen despite the possibility of a Bank of England base rate rise, according to Property Master.
The number one preference for renters is for landlords to allow them to have pets, with 28% willing to fork out an average of £24 more per month for this.
Rents fell in the North for the first time in nearly four years – meanwhile rental growth accelerated in the South.
A lot has been written about the effect of regulation and tax change on landlords in the UK but new research suggests that challenging tenants are also a major issue for many.
Renters are spending more than £1bn of their own money every year on repairs their landlords failed to carry out, fresh figures suggest.