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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Lower Remortgage Activity in Buy-to-Let Sector Expected Going Forward

Lower remortgage activity in the buy-to-let sector is expected going forward, due to landlords’ actions to mitigate higher tax costs, …

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Costs of Five-Year Fixed Rate Buy-to-Let Mortgages Fall from 2018

New research has revealed that the costs of certain buy-to-let mortgages have fallen. After a spike during the months of …

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Peers Call for Tax Relief for Rental Home Improvements

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is welcoming calls by a parliamentary committee for tax incentives for private landlords to make …

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Tax Relief Cuts for Buy-to-Let Investors Enter Third Year

Buy-to-let landlords should now expect “another tightening of the tax rules”, reports leading accountants and business advisors French Duncan LLP. …

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Mortgage Market Remains Resilient, Reports UK Finance

The mortgage market across the UK remained resilient in the face of economic and political uncertainty in February, reports UK …

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"This apparent obsession with interest rates can mask more material problems in the housing market, particularly the scarce availability of property in parts of the UK."

Focus on Interest Rates Diverts Attention from other Issues in Housing Market

Rob Clifford, Director at Stonebridge and CEO of SDL Mortgage Services, says it’s time to end unhelpful speculation about the …

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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.