Letting

What are the tax implications for buy-to-let landlords?

Thursday, 10 October 2013 | Article

For any investor who dived into buy to let in 1996 when the market was first established, the rewards will have been ample. From capital appreciation alone, they would now be sitting pretty.

Buy-to-let mortgage rate rise fears

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 | News

Almost 7,000 buy-to-let landlords will face a rise in their mortgage rate, after West Bromwich Building Society said its buy-to-let tracker mortgage rate is to rise by 2 percentage points.

Buy-to-let landlords cash-in on record August rents

Friday, 20 September 2013 | News

Rents in England and Wales are near their record highs once again, reaching an average of £743 in August.

Cash in on the student buy-to-let goldmine

Monday, 02 September 2013 | Article

If you're spending hundreds of pounds every month paying for your child's rent while they're away at university, you may find you'll be better off turning your expenditure into an investment and buying a home for your...

My bugbear about buy-to-let

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth
Buy-to-let mortgage applications have soared by 26% annually, according to recent analysis by Sequence, a national chain of estate agents, and have risen by 11% since March alone.
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Can my son get tax relief if he rents out his flat?

Thursday, 27 June 2013 | Question and Answer

I believe he will get full tax relief as long as the property is not let to family members.

Letting agent fees should be scrapped, charity says

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 | News

Letting agent fees are "out of control" and should be scrapped, a housing charity has warned.

Should you get into the buy-to-let business?

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | Article

Buy-to-let (BTL) seems like a good money-spinner for a growing number of income-seeking investors battling with low interest rates and stockmarket volatility.

Buy-to-let lending rises to £4.2 billion

Thursday, 09 May 2013 | News

The buy-to-let sector continues to grow, with mortgages accounting for 13% of total mortgage lending in the UK.

Top buy-to-let locations revealed

Friday, 19 April 2013 | News

Southampton takes the crown for the best location for buy-to-let, offering savvy landlords an impressive 7.82% rental yield.