Finance News

Keep on top of the key financial changes impacting the buy-to-let sector. How are interest rates affecting property? Has a lender changed their buy-to-let mortgage rates? What about tax alterations?

Check our finance news for the very latest.

Halifax House Price Index

Despite house price growth, mortgage approvals continue to rise

Halifax has released its latest House Price Index, revealing that house prices continue to rise. Mortgage approvals have also increased, …

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turn generation rent into generation buy

‘We will help turn generation rent into generation buy’ says PM

In yesterday’s speech, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced plans for 95% home mortgage loans for young, first-time buyers to ‘help turn generation …

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buy-to-let profits

Buy-to-let profit margins are down, despite stamp duty holiday, says Howsy

Despite the stamp duty holiday reducing the average of tax to be paid on a buy-to-let property, landlords have seen …

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buy-to-let lenders

More than 85% of buy-to-let lenders are still lending to landlords

According to Mortgages for Business, there are still 42 buy-to-let lenders in the market, despite the current effects of COVID-19. …

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Letting Agencies Have Their Part to Play in Helping Landlords Understand CGT

Letting Agencies Have Their Part to Play in Helping Landlords Understand CGT

With Capital Gains Tax (CGT) changes on the horizon, letting agencies will have an important role in helping landlords to …

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Government Urged to Halt BTL Tax Changes

Government Urged to Halt BTL Tax Changes

Property management firm, Apropros by D.J. Alexander is urging the government to delay the final phase of the removal of …

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Those with assets and financial interest in the rental sector should keep a close eye on buy-to-let news, in order to ascertain if they are making the most of their investment. Interest rates, mortgage rates being offered by lenders and tax alterations can all impact on rental yields and investment returns. Therefore, landlords and lenders alike should ensure that they stay up to date with all the latest finance news and information.