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?

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Interest rates increased to 0.75% by Bank of England

Interest rates increased to 0.75% by Bank of England

The Bank of England has announced that interest rates have been increased from 0.5% to 0.75%. The Bank’s Monetary Policy …

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Report highlights efforts by letting and estate agents to reduce carbon emissions

UK landlords show increased interest in green buy-to-let mortgages

Three in every five landlords are now interested in green buy-to-let mortgages, according to research by Mortgages for Business. 62% …

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holiday let tax

Staycation boom has led to increase in property investors seeking holiday let tax advice

Demand for holiday lets as the UK prepares prepare for a ‘staycation summer’ has led to an increase in requests …

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England Stamp Duty holiday

Spring Budget announces Stamp Duty holiday extension

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced an extension to the Stamp Duty holiday in yesterday’s Budget announcement. It will now be …

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Scrapping Stamp Duty for landlords could bring £10 billion boost

How landlords can avoid getting caught up in Stamp Duty ‘chaos’

Mortgages for Business has provided tips for landlords looking to avoid the chaos caused by residential buyers trying to beat …

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Government wrong to make landlords pay to replace unsafe cladding

Tenant loan scheme needed for those unable to access Discretionary Housing Payment

The Resolution Foundation has published a report calling for the development of a tenant loan scheme for renters impacted by …

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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.