The government’s Rent a Room scheme was intended to boost the availability of affordable housing by freeing up the many spare rooms and empty bedrooms in owner-occupied homes throughout the UK.
Under the new administration, PM Boris Johnson has said he wants to cut the rate of Stamp Duty while sources close to number 10 say that there is the possibility of the tax being abolished altogether
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has issued advice for landlords following the release of data that says ‘phone calls to report bed bugs rose by 28% between May and June this year.
A council tenant in London was fined over £100,000 for sub-letting his home to Airbnb guests, reported the BBC on the 29th of July.
Make friends with the taxman now and you could avoid penalties that otherwise end up with your having to pay at least ten times as much on underpaid tax on your buy to let business.
With just weeks to go in the Conservative party’s contest to select a new Prime Minister, there are promises from leading contender Boris Johnson to abolish Stamp Duty on homes selling...
Good news for investors in buy to let property comes in the shape of lower mortgage costs, according to a report published by Landlord Today on the 9th of July.
The Labour Party is considering widening the scope of Inheritance Tax in a way likely to draw millions of homeowners in more prosperous parts of the country into the tax liability.
Fallout from the recently introduced ban on tenant fees may be responsible for an increase in the number of fraudulent tenancy applications.
Back in October last year, we described it as a potential new PPI-type scandal – the mis-selling of restrictive and punitive leasehold conditions on many homes.
A landlord of a property in Barking, east London, has been jailed after failing to pay back almost £130,000 in illegal rent. Akram Hussain converted a three-bedroom family home into two flats...
New data suggests that more than one in 10 people in Britain own a second property, worth a combined £941 billion. These second properties consist of second homes, buy to let and overseas properties.