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UK House Prices And Rents Still Rising

Month-to-month house prices in the UK are still falling - with a 0.2% drop between August and September, according to the latest official data. But...

HMRC Quizzes Tenants About Expat Landlord Tax

Buy to let tenants are being urged to turn whistle blowers to help the tax man crack down on rogue landlords. HM Revenue & Customs...

Expat Landlords Cashing In On Falling Pound

The number of expat landlords buying homes to rent in the UK is increasing, according to new data. Overseas landlords account for 11% of all...

Lender’s Rule Change Ratchets Up Expat Buy To Let Borrowing

Expat borrowers can borrow more to buy a home to rent out in the UK thanks to a relaxation of lending rules. Skipton International, one...

Buy To Let Rents Set To Punch Through £1,000 Ceiling

Buy to let rents are about to break through the £1.000 a month ceiling across the UK, according to new data. The average rent of...

Brexit Is Putting Off Foreign Property Investors, Say Landlords

Property investors in the UK are worried Brexit is discouraging expats and foreign buyers from purchasing prime homes and commercial real estate in Britain. Foreign...

CGT Changes On The Way For Expat Landlords

British capital gains tax rules for residents and expats are aligning in April 2020 - which means running a check over your finances sooner...

Weak Pound Drives Expat Buy To Let Demand In UK

Expat property investors are taking advantage of the persistent low value of the Pound to snap up buy to let homes in the UK. The...

Labour Plans To Buy To Let Smash And Grab For Tenants

Labour leader Jeremey Corbyn plans to wreck the financial plans of thousands of investors with radical smash-and-grab plans to share their wealth with tenants...

Property Or Pension? One Makes You £83,000 Richer

Landlords and pension savers have long had a simmering disagreement about the best way to save - but new research shows one method would...

Shariah Banks Want To Help Expats Buy Property

Expats struggling to find a home or buy to let mortgage in the UK could find a Shariah compliant mortgage may suit their needs. With...

600,000 Landlords Thinking About Selling Up

Thousands of landlords are considering cashing in their buy to let investments prompted by picking up fewer tax breaks and having to spend more...

Counting Down To Tenant Fee Ban In Wales

The clock is ticking down to the start of the tenant fee ban in Wales - but landlords and letting agents are still waiting...
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Tax Cuts Spur Landlords To Switch To Company Lets

The number of company landlords had hit a record high after more than a decade in the doldrums. New data for the first six months...

Is Property Crowdfunding A Good Investment?

Not everyone has the cash to sink into buy to let property investment, buy many savers like to grab a piece of the action...

London House Prices Drop At Fastest Rate For A Decade

House prices in London are dropping at the fastest rate in a decade, according to the latest official figures for May. On average, house prices...

Poor Data Stops Councils Tackling Rogue Landlords

A failure to identify private rented homes allows bad landlords to house tenants in poor conditions, according to a new government-backed report. Most councils in...

Over 50s Are Fastest Growing Buy To Let Age Group

Silver renters are quickly becoming an important market for buy to let landlords as the fastest growing age group in the sector. The over 50s...

Tips For Managing A UK Buy To Let For Expats

Expats who want to rent out their home in the UK need to consider a lot before they move overseas as their decisions can...

Rip-Off Leasehold Fees Probed By Watchdog

Expats owning leasehold property in the UK have a chance to make their views known about rip-off charges and unfair contracts. The Competition and Mergers...