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London’s average rent hits £1,329 per month

Sellhousefast.uk analysed data from the ONS which revealed that in 25 of London’s 32 boroughs, tenants are sacrificing more than half of their monthly salary on rent. In Kensington and

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The north will become landlord hotspot

Data from Legal & General Mortgage Club also suggests that more than two thirds of brokers (69%) predict that landlords will streamline their portfolios, selling properties with lower yields. A

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BTL offerings for limited companies double

This comes as the buy-to-let market remains under scrutiny with landlords being hit by several tax changes in recent times. Charlotte Nelson, finance expert at Moneyfacts, said: “It feels like

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Buy-to-let activity drops in April

Since April landlords have only been able to offset 75% of their mortgage interest against rental income. John Bagshaw, corporate services director of Connells Survey & Valuation, said: “The government’s

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Companies announcing their results next week

Tuesday AVEVA (Q4 preliminary results) Despite the downturn in global oil and commodity prices and excluding the effects of merger news, AVEVA’s shares have held up since the group’s software

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Three emerging markets that stand out

Emerging market debt found itself in the eye of the storm in the wake of Donald Trump’s election in the US late last year, with many investors cautious about allocating

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Is the new family home tax perk all that it seems?

On the face of it, the new additional inheritance tax (IHT) Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB), commonly known as the ‘family home allowance’, which came into effect this April seems

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Property investors look outside of London

The Index attributes the slowdown to the fact that there are currently 11% more homes on the lettings market compared to the same time last year. It shows that rents

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Investors opt for defensive funds

The 2017/18 tax year started eventfully compared to previous years as on 18 April the Prime Minister surprised the majority and called a snap general election. It is therefore unsurprising that

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Companies announcing results next week

Tuesday easyJet (Q2 results) The shares have rebounded strongly in the last three months thanks partly to some strong monthly passenger statistics which have reassured investors worried about the impact