Letting

Buy to let further afield - could it work for you?

Deterred by property prices in your neighbourhood? We explore the pros and cons of investing in buy to let hundreds of miles from where you live.

Buy-to-let landlords get cold feet

Monday, 21 May 2018 | News

Landlords are retreating from the property market and over half of UK investors no longer see it as a good investment, two new surveys have revealed.

Government moves closer to lettings fee ban

Thursday, 03 May 2018 | News

A new Bill has been introduced into Parliament to bring an end to lettings fees across England and help save tenants millions of pounds in unfair charges.

Rental supply crisis could see prices move higher

Friday, 13 April 2018 | News

A fall in the supply of rental properties ahead of the introduction of energy efficiency standards for homes could push rent costs higher in 2018, says Arla Propertymark. 

Crackdown on rogue letting agents launched

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 | News

Almost nine million private tenants and leasehold homeowners in England will benefit from more protection from unscrupulous rogue letting and managing agents, according to new government proposals.

Landlords face new raft of tax hikes and other expenses

Thursday, 29 March 2018 | News

Landlords are set to feel the pinch next month as the next phase of the government crackdown on buy to let comes into effect.

Buy-to-let investing shouldn’t replace a sound pension plan

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

“I can only last another 10 years in this job,” says my friend over dinner. “How much retirement income will I get from the state?”

What are the tax implications of giving my sister my rental income?

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 | Question and Answer

The tax liability on the rental income will be determined by who owns the property.

Two in 10 landlords plan on selling up in 2018

Friday, 12 January 2018 | News

Two in 10 (20%) landlords plan to reduce the reduce the number of properties in their portfolio in the next year, according to a survey of the National Landlords Association’s (NLA) members.

Almost 11,000 UK homes empty for over 10 years

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | News

Nearly 11,000 homes nationwide have remained empty for 10 years or more, according to new research.

Government announces new crackdown on ‘rogue landlords’

Thursday, 28 December 2017 | News

Housing tenants will be relieved to hear that the government intends further crackdowns on ‘rogue landlords’, with a raft of new powers for councils.