Thursday 23rd November 2017

  Buy-to-let landlords who own homes within a company will face a higher tax bill when they eventually sell their properties. Yesterday’s Budget included the scrapping of corporation tax relief on capital gains linked to ­inflation, although the effects are unlikely to be felt for a number of years...

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Thursday 23rd November 2017

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his Autumn Budget. Here are the key points of his speech impacting private landlords and the private rented sector (PRS). + Individual landlords operating property businesses, on a voluntary basis, will be permitted to use mileage rates to reduce the administrative burden for these businesses...

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Wednesday 22nd November 2017

The Chancellor Philip Hammond should scrap stamp duty because it would encourage more buy-to-let landlords to invest in the private rented sector, which in turn would boost the supply of much needed housing to rent, a leading trade body has recommended...

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Wednesday 22nd November 2017

There has been a notable decline in the number of people living in rented accommodation, new research suggests. An independent study carried out by Usurv, on behalf of Cover4LetProperty, found that 31% of the adult population were living in private or social rented property last month, down 7% since April 2017...

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Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Many property owners agree to electronic communications operators, such as mobile phone companies, installing aerials and other equipment, for example on the roofs of their buildings. This can provide a useful source of income, although there has always been a downside to such arrangements...

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