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

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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Capital Gains Tax hike

Capital Gains Tax hike risks rental market freeze, warns NRLA

The NRLA warns that the Office for Tax Simplification’s proposed measures to equalise Capital Gains Tax with Income Tax rates …

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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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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.