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Property Leaseholds Come Under Legal Scrutiny

Outdated leasehold property laws are due for a change - but the lawyers ordered to find a way to make owning a home cheaper...

Record £2.2 Billion Pulled From Commercial Property Funds

The future of property funds seems built on shaky foundations as investors pull a record £2.2 billion from the market. December was the second worst...

Rents Rising For Expats In Europe’s Popular Cities

Expats are forking out more to rent a home in Europe’s major cities, according to the latest data. Accommodation web site HousingAnywhere tracks rents across...

Property Funds Hit By Shockwave After M&G Suspension

The M&G fund suspension is sending shock waves through the commercial property investment market. Following the block on investors withdrawing from the fund, financial giant...

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...

Homes Are A Financial Lifeline For Over 50s With No Pension

Rising property prices may come to the financial rescue of hundreds of thousands of savers who don’t believe they have set aside enough money...

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...

Clicks And Mortar Option For Property Investors

Big brand retailers are tumbling like dominos in the British high street. The latest to fail is the UK arm of baby goods and clothing...
Brexit

Brexit Tax Shocker On The Way For Brits With Property In...

British landlords with holiday homes to let in Europe will face extra taxes after Brexit. Paying more tax is an unforeseen consequence of Brexit that...
cgt

Aussie Expats Granted A CGT Delay But New Law IS On...

Aussie expats facing massive tax bills when selling a home have won more time to put their finances in order. The government is extending the...

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...
property taxes

Tax for expats selling a UK home

If you own a home in the UK but are tax resident in another country, capital gains tax may be due when you sell. But...

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...

HMRC Quizzes Renters In Expat Landlord Crack Down

Expat landlords are facing a crackdown as the tax man grills tenants about their finances. HM Revenue & Customs has sent thousands of letters to...

House Price Boom Slows Across Europe

House prices are booming across Europe leaving  the modest 1.5% year-on-year increase in the UK languishing near the bottom of the pile. Although average house...

Private Landlords Evict Fewer Tenants

The level of private landlord evictions is falling, according to new data from the Ministry of Justice. All four measures of landlord property repossession action...