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Critical Tax and HMRC Deadlines This Month

As July heats up, so does the pressure for many to meet critical financial deadlines.  James O’Brennan a finance expert from Federal...

06 July 2024

From: Tax & Finance

HMRC figures show tax soaring again as frozen thresholds bite

With the General Election campaign increasingly focusing on tax - on property and other assets and income - new figures from...

25 June 2024

From: Breaking News

George Galloway slams “wealthy buy to let pensioners”

Controversial politician George Galloway has issued a party manifesto saying the payment of “exorbitant rents to wealthy buy to let pensioners”...

21 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Labour Capital Gains Tax Threat - a lawyer’s advice

The Labour manifesto has made no mention of Capital Gains Tax, and while Sir Kier Starmer has ruled out many mainstream...

14 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation - single digit growth by late 2025

A new house price forecast by peer-to-peer real estate investment platform, easyMoney, suggests average house price growth of 6.3% by the...

13 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords abandoning single lets in search of higher yields - bank data

Landlords are increasingly turning towards semi-commercial property, a bank says. Shawbrook says its semi-commercial applications have almost doubled in 2024 compared to...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

High Street Rental Auctions - problem solver or short term fix?

The Government has introduced the High Street Rental Auction scheme to tackle vacant high-street buildings and give local authorities more opportunities...

01 June 2024

From: Rental Reform

Landlording 101: Essential Skills Every New Landlord Needs to Succeed

Congratulations on taking the leap into becoming a landlord! Property investing offers numerous benefits, from generating passive income to building long-term...

07 May 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Savage attack on buy to let landlords by Build To Rent cheerleader

Buy to let landlords have been savagely attacked by the country’s biggest investment company - which just happens to be a...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords piloting new Digital Property Logbook concept

Property logbook company Chimni is trialling a new form of Digital Property Logbook aimed at the rental markets.   The new logbooks...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Is Co-Living The Next Big Thing In Private Renting?

Co-living developments are a type of purpose-built rental housing, under the same principle as Build To Rent (BTR) but offering smaller size...

30 March 2024

From: The Big Issues

Build To Rent deal emphasises eco-efficiency and wellbeing

A new housing deal will provide another 92 Build To Rent units run by Legal & General. The properties will be two,...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Bad News - Landlords predict retail will face highest level of negative growth

Nearly a third of landlords predict that the retail sector will see the highest level of negative growth over the next...

09 March 2024

From: Top tips & guides

Two landlords to pay £600,000 for ignoring planning and improvement notice

A London council has successfully prosecuted two landlords who failed to comply with a planning enforcement notice originally issued against substandard...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Millennials to become the wealthiest generation ever - claim

Millennials, long seen as a financially disadvantaged generation, are on the brink of becoming the wealthiest generation in history thanks to...

01 March 2024

From: Breaking News

First Time Buyers fail to take hundreds of millions in cash help

An analysis of government data suggests that potential first time buyers have failed to take advantage of literally hundreds of millions...

01 March 2024

From: Breaking News

How To Prepare for Next Month’s Budget

Speculation continues apace over the likely measures in next month’s Budget, especially after what is seen by political analysts as a...

17 February 2024

From: Tax & Finance

The Sneaky Seven - more expert tax info for landlords

Painful tax traps have been set for millions of people this year. Your pay may not even have kept pace with...

27 January 2024

From: Tax & Finance

Capital Gains Tax - the triple threat to investors

The capital gains tax allowance will be cut on April 6 from £6,000 to £3,000, so more people will pay CGT. The...

20 January 2024

From: Tax & Finance

Building society scraps mortgage application fees for landlords

The Penrith Building Society has scrapped mortgage application fees for all buy to let and residential  products, including further advances, until...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Just days to go to self assessment tax deadline - here’s what to do

There are now fewer than 35 days until self employed workers - including many landlords - will need to submit their...

30 December 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Frustrated buy to let landlords look to commercial property instead

Landlords frustrated by poor returns and high taxes in the buy to let arena are looking for ways to diversify investment...

13 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Warning over personal guarantees for buy to let mortgages

An insurance firm is warning landlords about the risks of personal guarantees as a condition of buy to let mortgages. Purbeck Personal...

04 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords offered unique investment deal with estate agency

A property entrepreneur is seeking up to 200 portfolio landlords or developers to invest in his company.  Jamie Lester says the offer to...

04 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage firm tells Tories - Renters Reform Bill isn’t that bad…

The head of a specialist buy to let mortgage broker has split from almost all of the industry by saying the...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Anti-landlord policy will slash house values by 5% admits council

A local authority is reported to have said that a controversial new policy will reduce house values by five per cent. Gwynedd...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

What can a commercial landlord do to collect unpaid rent?

Unpaid rent can cause significant financial problems for commercial landlords. Thankfully, there are several options available to address the issue.  Simon Smith,...

09 September 2023

From: The Big Issues

Watchdog to Probe Five Issues Involving Landlords and Letting Agents

The Competitioin and Markets Authority is to probe five activities involving landlords and letting agents and their responsibilities to private tenants. Sarah...

25 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let landlords with property assets held in a company could be taking advantage of the current dip in house prices to...

19 August 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Capital Gains Tax - How to optimise your position

The data from the 2021 to 2022 tax year reveals that it has been a bumper year for capital gains in...

12 August 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Property Investment and How the Investor Demographic has Evolved

Property investment dates back centuries – millennia, even. As a fundamental necessity for post-nomadic humanity, residential and commercial real estate have...

29 July 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Beat the base rate shock

If you are a landlord looking for the silver lining in a dark cloud, June’s interest rate decision will have certainly...

13 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Landlord in court with three property firms over HMO safety

A landlord and three property management companies have been fined approaching £80,000 for health and safety failings. Mohammed Ali Abbas Rasool, Cadogan...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Should Landlords Be More Concerned About Inheritance Tax?

Inheritance tax receipts hit £600 million in April 2023 according to data released by HMRC. This is £100 million higher than...

03 June 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Short let holiday stays appeal to would-be property investors

A quarter of Britons are considering becoming holiday let landlords to earn extra income from the continued popularity of UK staycations,...

24 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Controls - how they make part of the UK un-investable

Rent controls and political uncertainty are affecting investor appetite to fund and deliver Build to Rent homes in Scotland, according to...

22 April 2023

From: The Big Issues

Optimise Your Tax Position Ahead of April 6

Over two million more people are likely to be higher rate taxpayers by 2028 – thanks to the freezing of the...

01 April 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Energy Efficiency Changes to hit non-Domestic Rental Units

Landlords on non-domestic units are being urged to adhere to new regulations for their properties, or face thousands of pounds of fines. With...

25 March 2023

From: Legislation & Compliance

S21 abolition is less damaging than landlords fear - claim

A third of landlords say that the scrapping of Section 21 is of major concern to them according to a Mortgages...

20 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Gains Tax: the triple-whammy tax on inflation

The capital gains tax allowance will be cut from £12,300 to £6,000 on April 6 – the lowest the allowance has...

25 February 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Landlords face uncertain future with Purplebricks

The relatively small number of landlords who use Purplebricks to handle tenants for their properties appear to face an uncertain future. The...

20 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Gains Tax change - landlords who sell urged to be quick

Landlords who intend to sell their properties this year are being urged to act quickly ahead of the Capital Gains Tax...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors falling out of love with buy to let, seeking alternatives

A new survey of UK-based investors reveals the outlook for alternative investments amid growing concerns over the state of the economy. The...

14 December 2022

From: Breaking News

A Hidden Crime - how to spot financial abuse

When life is impossibly expensive, it’s not a surprise to see a rise in financial abuse. And to make matters worse,...

10 December 2022

From: Tax & Finance

Capital Gains Tax forcing landlords to quit in record numbers - claim

The reduction in landlords’ Capital Gains Allowance has triggered a sell-off by landlords at a 13-year high according to new figures. Last...

05 December 2022

From: Breaking News

John Lewis Partnership reveals three private rental schemes

It’s been known for over a year that John Lewis wishes to diversify into the private rental sector and now it...

05 December 2022

From: Breaking News

How Landlords Can Minimise Inheritance Tax

New figures from HMRC this week show that the Treasury raked in another £4.1 billion in inheritance tax receipts in the...

26 November 2022

From: Tax & Finance

Landlords hit by Capital Gains Tax and Stamp Duty changes

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has delivered his long-awaited Autumn Statement - the fiscal event which he says will lead to “all of...

17 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Going Down - Bankrupt landlord jailed after failure to declare

A bankrupt landlord in the Midlands is behind bars or eight months for failing to tell the Official Receiver about an...

04 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Capital Gains Tax Threat - government told not to raise it

A website that describes itself as promoting “popular capitalism” is urging the government not to consider raising Capital Gains Tax on...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

HMRC trousers billions from yet another property tax

As landlords know better than most, property taxes are a rich seam of revenue for the government. And now, new figures show...

24 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Cost of living crisis pushing more to consider holiday lets

Large numbers of Britons are considering becoming holiday let landlords to earn extra income from the continued popularity of UK staycations,...

20 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-lets failing to beat inflation

As inflation passes the 10% mark, it’s no surprise that many landlords are hurriedly reviewing the health of their buy to...

17 September 2022

From: The Big Issues

Brian Love, Head of Broking for Newable Finance

Who are you? I am the Head of Broking for Newable Finance. A specialist commercial finance brokerage. What is Newable Finance? Newable Finance is...

06 September 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Renters and Retirement - An Analyst’s Perspective

The Hargreaves Lansdown Savings and Resilience Barometer - which looks at national resilience on debts, savings, investing and planning for later...

20 August 2022

From: The Big Issues

New political party calls for rent controls and no “landlordism”

A new political party called Breakthrough is campaigning for radical reform of the rental sector and housing in general. The party -...

18 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Is This The Right Time for Landlords to Incorporate?

More SME landlords are seeking advice about whether now is the right time to incorporate, before progressing plans to secure more...

13 August 2022

From: Tax & Finance

Labour war on holiday lets - UK-wide licensing scheme proposed

Labour wants to bring in a UK-wide licensing system for holiday lets to preserve the “spirit” of costal and rural communities. The...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Why are MPs so anti-landlord when so many are landlords themselves?

The mystery as to why so many MPs appear anti-landlord deepens with the news that at least 17 per cent of...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Alec Chohan, Senior Finance Broker at Newable Finance

Who are you? My Name is Alec Chohan, and I am a senior finance broker within the Newable Finance team based in...

07 June 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Navigating the holiday let investment market

Covid-19 has upended most industries, at least for a short while, over the past two years. But the tourism sector has...

19 February 2022

From: Tax & Finance

Huge Build To Rent programme announced by pension provider

Legal & General’s Retirement Institutional division has announced a massive £2.5 billion investment to deliver as many as 7,000 Build To...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Foreign buy to let investors should sign ownership register says Mayor

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, wants the government to put a stop to the capital being used for international money...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Rising Inflation and the Impact On Landlords

The Covid pandemic has had a significant impact on the economy, with long term consequences that are still not fully appreciated....

22 January 2022

From: Industry Views

Demolish or Go To Jail!  Millionaire landlord has ignored order

A landlord must demolish two penthouse apartments by mid July - or else go to jail. It’s being reported that a case...

20 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Most expensive homes in UK purchased as investments

One of the UK’s most prestigious agencies claims that deals to buy the country’s dearest homes have been negotiated using asset-backed...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Give landlords better due diligence on future tenants - call

A high profile PropTech entrepreneur has come out against the scrapping of Section 21 eviction powers for landlords. Alexander Siedes, chief executive and...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Is Buy To Let Over? Not yet it isn’t…

The demise of the buy to let market has been much predicted over recent years. Major tax changes, a three per...

20 November 2021

From: Tax & Finance

Warning to landlords - capital appreciation for older homes may fall

A business analyst is warning owners of older properties that the value of their assets may be cut if energy efficiency...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

How agents can support tenants with rising energy bills

Rik Smith, Head of Tenant Services at Goodlord, outlines in this tips piece how agents can support tenants with rising energy...

29 September 2021

From: Agent Advice

Labour to propose landlord tax to fund social care

Labour says the funding of social care could be achieved by increasing tax on landlords. Party leader Sir Keir Starmer is today expected...

11 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Landlord hands over £2m in assets to National Crime Agency

London based landlord and property developer Richard Leahy has agreed to hand over assets worth almost £2m. This settles a civil recovery...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The 7 metrics all landlords should be tracking

Understanding the exact position of your property portfolio is crucial, this means, you need to   get constant access to accurate information. The...

16 July 2021

From: Sponsored Content

Incorporated Landlords get unexpected investment tax boost

A change in government policy will allow landlords to fund investment that will help businesses recover, says tax and advisory firm...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Rent-A-Room tax free rental still popular even in age of Airbnb

The total value of tax relief declared as a result of the government’s Rent a Room Scheme has soared 187 per...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

David Alexander is joint Chief Executive Officer of property lettings firm apropos

Many landlords and property investors will have watched the Chancellor’s budget with a feeling of trepidation. There had been hints of...

12 March 2021

From: Sponsored Content

Fears grow of Capital Gains Tax hike for landlords

Landlords are warning the government that if it increases Capital Gains Tax the rental market will freeze up. Chatter has increased in...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Shut Down! Property investment schemes closed by Insolvency Service

Two property investment companies and an associated business have all been closed down “in the public interest” by the government’s Insolvency...

25 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Oyvind Birkenes, CEO of Airthings

Tell us about Airthings, why it was established, the products and what problem they were coming to solve? Airthings was established in...

26 November 2020

From: 60 Second Interview

Advice to landlords on how to prepare for possible CGT change

A financial planner is advising landlords on how to minimise their current Capital Gains Tax liability ahead of possible change. Chancellor Rishi...

17 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Banks set to repossess substantial number of buy to lets - claim

A  leading property law firm says the government’s ‘eviction ban by the back door’ means many buy to let properties are...

10 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Answers to the most common questions when it comes to the 30-day CGT rule

Summer 2020 saw changes to the 30-day Capital Gains Tax (CGT) rule come into force and talk of a CGT increase...

30 October 2020

From: Conveyancing, Mortgages, Tax & Finance

New advice on Capital Gains Tax on sale of rental units

Tax experts at specialist landlord accountancy firm Gorilla Accounting are giving the sector fresh advice on minimising CGT liability when selling...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Who Knew? Buy to let investors have little-known 'bare trust' purchase option

An investment consultancy says landlords seeking mortgages to acquire new properties via a company have been finding some applications rejected as...

23 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Possible refund for investors caught out by planning consent scam

The Financial Conduct Authority wants to find people who unwittingly invested in an unauthorised land banking scheme - they may be...

14 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Hot Air? Landlords face £30,000 fines under government energy plans

The government has launched an official consultation on proposals to make the private rental sector more energy-efficient - and they include...

01 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Is this the right time to invest in property?

Although the last six months have undoubtedly been difficult for many property investors and landlords for others this has been a...

28 September 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Will you benefit from the Green Homes Grant?

As new details regarding the new Green Homes Grant emerge, landlords should hopefully be in a better position to assess whether...

07 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Annual rent price growth rate slows

Average UK rents slowed in the second quarter of the year as the coronavirus pandemic took its toll. Zoopla’s latest quarterly Rental...

06 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Government urged to protect renters from eviction

Thousands of renters face the prospect of losing their homes when the rental eviction ban lifts next month unless the government...

23 July 2020

From: Breaking News

What a difference a year makes!

The weather is set to get warmer as we head into the Easter weekend, but people will not be making the...

09 April 2020

From: Breaking News

MHCLG issues coronavirus guidance for landlords and tenants

COVID-19 has presented a hugely challenging and uncertain time for everyone, with many landlords and tenants in desperate need of fresh...

02 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Legal & General acquires Build to Rent site in Chelmsford

Legal & General has exchanged contracts on a new Build-to-Rent (BTR) site in Chelmsford City Centre, on behalf of its UK...

05 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Missed the self-assessment tax deadline? Here's what you need to know

The 31st January deadline to submit your self-assessment tax return for the year ended 5 April 2019 has come and gone, however,...

03 February 2020

From: Breaking News

A fall in available rental stock would see ‘increased competition and higher rents’

Greater confidence and more certainty in the housing market following last month’s Tory election victory looks set to boost the housing...

06 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Happy New Year from everyone at Landlord Today

After yet another year dominated by Brexit uncertainty, political instability, tax, and regulatory changes, most buy-to-let landlords will be looking for...

31 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Do not put your property investment at risk by failing to protect a tenant’s deposit

A number of landlords are jeopardising their property investments - probably their biggest assets - by failing to comply with basic...

29 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Proposed taxation would see the reality of owning property ‘greatly diminish’

Many young people would find it significantly harder to get a foot on the housing ladder, leaving many effectively renting for...

25 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Does Size Matter for Property Investors

The English Private Landlord Survey shows that couples aged 25 - 49 make up the largest proportion of private renters, a...

16 September 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Capital gains tax on buy-to-let should be increased, says IPPR

Buy-to-let landlords could soon be required to pay more money in capital gains tax (CGT) under new proposals put forward by...

11 September 2019

From: Breaking News

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