Buy-to-let

Downsizing has fallen out of favour with older homeowners, with more and more purchasing their dream retirement [...]

4 March 2016
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The buy-to-let mortgage boom receded toward the end of last year, new figures show today. [...]

16 February 2016
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Buy-to-let landlords rushing to secure a property before April’s stamp duty hike has driven mortgage lending [...]

11 February 2016
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New buyer registrations for prime London homes soared in January as buy-to-let landlords scramble to complete [...]

10 February 2016
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House price growth sped up in the year to January, new data showed this morning - suggesting buy-to-let investors [...]

4 February 2016
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Cherie Blair is set to challenge the government in court over controversial tax relief changes for buy-to-let [...]

1 February 2016
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The new tax on second properties could lead to higher rents and a slowdown in the buy-to-let market, according [...]

29 January 2016
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A higher tax rate on house purchases due to start in April has caused a surge in demand from buy-to-let investors, [...]

21 January 2016
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Concerns over increased regulation of the buy-to-let residential property market have prompted investors to undervalue [...]

7 January 2016
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Details of the government’s plan to raise stamp duty on purchases by homeowners with more than one property [...]

6 January 2016
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Thought buying a home was complicated? Spare a thought for landlords, who, it turns out, have been hit by 14 changes [...]

30 December 2015
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New rules introduced by the government for buy-to-let investors are the biggest reason that rents will rise [...]

30 December 2015
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The buy-to-let market will slow down next year due to a series of tax changes, accountancy giant KPMG has said. [...]

29 December 2015
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The Treasury is looking for feedback on giving the Bank of England more powers to control the housing market. [...]

17 December 2015
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November’s mortgage lending figures rose 23 per cent on last year, showing signs of a stabilising recovery in [...]

17 December 2015
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The growth of the buy-to-let sector has increased the amount of flighty investment capital in the UK property [...]

17 December 2015
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In a letter sent to challenger bank bosses today, Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) chief executive Andrew [...]

15 December 2015
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Buy-to-let investors worried there may be a bust coming can breathe a sigh of relief, for the moment at least [...]

15 December 2015
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UK house prices grew seven per cent in the year to October, their highest growth since March. [...]

15 December 2015
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George Osborne's hike of stamp duty on buy-to-let properties could cost landlords the equivalent of 11 months' [...]

14 December 2015
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George Osborne has committed to launching a consultation before the end of the year on handing the Bank of England [...]

14 December 2015
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Ten bank bosses are set to meet Charles Roxburgh, the Treasury’s director of financial services, on Wednesday. [...]

13 December 2015
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According to a source at the Bank of England, 15 per cent of loans on their books are buy-to-let mortgages. The [...]

11 December 2015
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Landlords sighed with relief at the Conservative victory in the General Election in May. Faced with the threat [...]

11 December 2015
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The most notorious buy-to-let investors in Britain have given up a portfolio of properties worth more than a [...]

9 December 2015
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The Chancellor's recent changes to the buy-to-let rules have caused landlords to rush to incorporate. [...]

3 December 2015
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The Bank of England (BoE) has said it’s ready to act if it feels the booming buy-to-let mortgage market is getting [...]

1 December 2015
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Petty, shallow and stupid. That pretty much sums up the government’s new 3 per cent stamp duty surcharge on [...]

1 December 2015
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The chancellor's announcement of a three per cent stamp duty levy on non-primary residences – specifically [...]

27 November 2015
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George Osborne's three per cent surcharge on buy-to-let properties will harm tenants rather than landlords, chartered [...]

26 November 2015
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