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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...

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...

Landlords Ignoring Health And Safety Hazards

Many landlords turn a blind eye to health and safety hazards in homes they rent out, claims property compliance company VeriSmart. The company inspected over...

Letting Agents Fee Buy To Let Is In Downward Spiral

The number of new landlord instructions is at the lowest level since records started in 1998 and looks set to keep falling, suggests the...

Expats Face Another Stealth Property Tax

Unwary expats are facing another property stealth tax when they sell investment property at a profit. HM Revenue & Customs proposes to cut tax relief...

Fines For Expat Landlords Ignoring Tenant Fee Ban

Expat landlords could face fines of up to £5,000 if they breach the new tenants fee ban in England that starts from June 1. The...

Tax And Rule Changes Start To Bite Buy To Let

The number of landlords taking out buy to let mortgages has plunged by nearly 10% in a year, according to data from lenders. UK Finance,...