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Landlords choosing cheaper properties

An analysis of mortgages arranged via the lender in Q2 found that all types of buy-to-let properties purchased during the quarter had lower values than usual. Those lower-value properties are

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Landlords call on Government to reverse tax changes

The tax changes, announced in the 2015 Summer Budget by then Chancellor George Osborne, are being phased in over three years from April 2017 and mean higher-rate taxpayers can no

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Limited company buy-to-lets now surpassing individual

More than half (51%) of buy-to-let lending by volume was to limited companies in the second quarter of 2017. What is more, nearly three quarters (73%) of buy-to-let purchases were

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Landlord confidence knocked

The report reveals that 41% of landlords are confident about the prospects compared to 67% shown three years ago. House price inflation has also slowed, with the annual average increase

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Stoke-on-Trent best for landlords

Oldham and Liverpool closely followed and the 10 best areas to come a landlord are in Northern regions. Leeds had the highest yield of all 100 cities and towns surveyed

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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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Northern landlords getting the best returns

In the North landlords made an annual yield of 7.0% in the second half of 2016 despite monthly rents of just £513. Other strong areas were Northern Ireland (6.5%) and

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London drags rental averages down

Tenants in newly let homes saw the cost of renting fall year-on-year in February for the first time in six years, Countrywide’s letting index has revealed. Across England, Scotland and