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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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Property investors brace themselves for tax changes

Landlords are increasing rents (24%), maintaining their current supply of properties without buying more (21%) and are selling some of their properties (16%). John Heron, managing director at Paragon Mortgages,

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Rents expected to rise in 2017

ARLA’s Private Rental Sector (PRS) report for November shows the number of tenants experiencing rent increases continued to decrease, at 16%, a decrease from 18% in October. However, following the

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Property investors return to market

BDRC surveyed more than 1,000 private rented sector landlords and found that, while confidence remains low among landlords as a result of recent government interventions in the buy-to-let market, buyers are

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Landlords shift investment towards upgrading

Paragon Mortgages’ latest Private Rented Sector (PRS) Trends report, based on interviews with a panel of more than 200 landlords, shows landlords strengthening their credit profiles as they shift investment

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Paragon calls for no changes to BTL tax

Paragon has asked George Osborne to instigate a root and branch review of the UK’s housing requirements in the Budget to deliver a comprehensive strategy to meet the housing needs

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Rents up across the UK

ONS figures have revealed that UK-wide rents rose by 2.6% but when broken down nationally England saw the biggest increase of 2.7%, Wales 0.3% and Scotland 8%. Steve Griffiths, head of sales and