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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...

CGT Crackdown Is Still A Worry For Aussie Expats

The worry of a capital gains tax crackdown on Australian expats selling a property back home while living overseas won’t go away. Expats who sell...

Switching On To Tech Can Make Life Easier In Retirement

Switching on to the benefits of technology and co-living will make retirement easier for an aging population. The internet of things is changing the way...

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...
inheritance

Claiming An IHT Refund As House Prices Fall

London house prices have dropped so much in value over the past year that anyone who has inherited a property may be due an...

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...
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CGT Warning For Expats As Tax Breaks Scrapped

Expats with homes to sell in the UK can expect to pay more capital gains tax if the deal does not go through before...

Have You Had The Good Fortune To Be Wealthy?

Britain has never had it so good as personal wealth blasts towards the £13 trillion mark but there’s a big gap between the rich...
inheritance

Family At War Over Who Inherits £300,000 Home

A family is at war over a £300,000 legal battle in a bid to win the home of their parents who tragically died from...

Property Pensions Are Key Part Of Retirement Finances

Older households depend on their property pensions to pay the bills and fund their retirement lifestyles, according to new research. Property wealth in the UK...

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...

Brazil Housing Scam Raised £21m From Investors

An offshore housing scheme offering  all their money back plus 20% interest in a year raised £21 million turned out a scam that misled...

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...