New Tenancy Rental Values Increase For 2018

In almost every region of the UK, the year on year increase in new tenancy rental values continued it’s upward trend. Figures from HomeLet, the rental index company reveal that there was a 2.4% increase in rents for the whole of January 2018, compared to January...
The Hidden “Mansion Tax”

The Hidden “Mansion Tax”

Across the UK, landowners have been caught unaware by changes to the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED), more commonly known as the “Mansion Tax.” Originally, it was introduced as a way to prevent buyers from holding high-value residential properties through a...
Lending Squeeze Affects Landlords

Lending Squeeze Affects Landlords

Both amateur and seasoned landlords dabbling in the buy-to-let market haven’t had it easy over the past couple of years. Since April of 2016, higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on purchases of additional residential properties have made it more expensive for...