Mortgage Loan Deal Helps Landlords With Tax

Mortgage Loan Deal Helps Landlords With Tax In the past, I have regularly criticised the mortgage companies for not exactly being innovative, though in recent years, new entrant players like Aldermore, Paragon and Kent Reliance have increasingly shown the more established lenders the way ahead with new innovative products that meet the needs of the modern landlord. So, I am […]

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The Private Rented Sector Landlords and Tax

Private rented sector consultant David Lawrenson of www.LettingFocus.com looks at calls for reform of tax in the private rented sector. In last weeks’ blog I looked at the housing associations, private landlords and the case for housing associations to get involved in “market renting”. In the course of that blog I also mused on the government’s increasing willingness to get […]

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Tax Advice for Landlords and for those who Let Residential Property

We have collated some great tax top tips for property investing landlords at our book, “Successful Property Letting.”  In the chapter on tax, we included 20 great tax tips along with a simple easy to follow guide for landlords down the highway and byways of HMRC’s tax system. The new edition of “Successful Property Letting” is available via this link: […]

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Generation Rent, the Nation of Renters and Landlords Taxes

A recent survey and press release from the Halifax (the ones with those annoying but oddly impactful adverts of the two girls making a jingle and spilling their coffee) got a lot of column inches. “Suddenly we are becoming nation of private renters” says the Halifax. Those of you who have followed my work for a while will know that […]

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Principle Private Residence Property Letting and Tax Advice

Landlords may have seen Ken Livingstone – whom I usually quite admire – propose on “Newsnight” that tenants’ rents should be capped at no more than the mortgage is costing their landlord. It’s an interesting concept and I wonder how Mr. L would suggest this could be policed.  I guess about as easily as the new restriction on child benefit […]

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Evaluating Property Investments a Black Hole and Some Good News on Mortgages

NEXT SEMINAR AND NETWORKING EVENT: Next Property Investment Seminar and Networking Event When evaluating property investments, too many landlords fail to take account of the “opportunity costs” of their own money sunk into any project. Indeed I meet a lot of people in my consultancy who have hired me to assess an investment or set of investments but have forgotten […]

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