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Renting A Home In Retirement Upsets Pension Plans

The cost of renting a home is upsetting the financial plans of retirement savers who aimed to own their own home. Pension experts warn that...

New Zealand Clamps Down On Foreign Property Buyers

Expats in New Zealand may be netted in a property crackdown aimed at foreign investors. Prime Minister Jacinda Arden wants to cool house price inflation...

Expats See Spanish Rents Soar To Record Levels

Expats renting a private home in Spain have seen rents soar – but they will keep on rising, says a minister. Expats are paying record...

UK Budget Autumn 2017 – Property

Private landlords escaped another tax hammering in Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Budget 2017. After years of misery, landlords have little to fear – or cheer...

Expat Landlords Urged To Catch Up With Tax

If you are a British expat letting out a home while living overseas, you could be in for a nasty tax shock. HM Revenue &...

Expat Wins CGT Challenge Against HMRC Penalties

HM Revenue & Customs has lost another challenge by an expat property owner against unfair charges for failing to file a capital gains tax...

New Fixed Rate Mortgages For Expat Borrowers

Offshore bank Skipton International has launched a new range of mortgages for British expats. The Guernsey-based bank is offering two new fixed rates to expats. For...

Global House Prices Starting To Slow

Average house prices in 150 global cities tracked rose by 6.1% in the year to the end of the second quarter of 2017, according...

Expat Buy To Let Landlords Take A Tax Thumping In Britain

Financial changes enforced on buy to let landlords have made Britain one of the most expensive countries for property tax in Europe. Expats renting out...

Complicated IHT Tax Take Goes Up Despite New Nil Rate Band

The Treasury’s inheritance tax take is up by nearly a fifth despite a new relief designed to save families paying death duties. HM Revenue &...

Streets Of London No Longer Paved With Gold

The streets of London were once paved with gold, according to legend, but that’s not the case any longer. House price research has revealed the...

Feelgood Factor Boosts Expat Demand For Homes In Spain

Spanish property prices have hit rock bottom and are likely to start rising as the economy kicks in with the best performance for a...

Equity Release Lifeline For Buy To Let Landlords

A new mortgage range allows landlords to unlock the value of their buy to let investments without triggering a tax bill. Equity release mortgages for...

Baby Boomer Landlords Are The Richest Generation Ever

The baby boomer generation is the wealthiest ever – mainly due to the decade long boom in buy to let property investment. The number of...

Prime House Prices Cool As Governments Step In

Cooling measures are taking the heat out of expat property investment in cities across the globe. Governments have introduced extra taxes to stop foreigners buying...

Council Exposes Landlords Avoiding £115m Unpaid Tax

Expat property investors may be in for a tax shock when they visit the UK if they have failed to pay what they owe...

Landlord Jailed For Evading CGT On Buy To Let Sales

A buy to let landlord has been jailed for 27 months after failing to pay a tax bill of almost £158,000 when selling two...

Millions Of Landlords Face Property Pension Hardship

Landlord campaigners are warning that tax changes could trigger a massive property pension problem for almost 2 million buy to let investors, many of...

CGT Property Tax Penalties Clarified For Expats

Expats face extra penalties for not dealing with capital gains tax on selling homes in the UK. HM Revenue & Customs has updated online guidance...

Digital Tax Delay For Buy To Let Expats

Expats landlords renting out homes in the UK have won a reprieve under the tax man's making tax digital initiative. HM Revenue & Customs has...