PM seeks Longer Term Tenancy

PM seeks Longer Term Tenancy

The Prime Minister today has changed her mind and announced that she does want to have an early General election after all. Fixed Terms don’t work Of course in the (good?) old days if the Prime Minister wanted to call an election, he or she could, without having to go to the bother of tabling … Continue reading PM seeks Longer Term Tenancy

Landlord tax changes: Are you about to be pushed up a tax bracket?

The most significant change to the way that landlords with borrowings are being taxed is introduced today. Here’s what you need to know. Who is affected? The changes will affect all landlords with finance costs associated with letting their properties, although in this blog we refer primarily to mortgage interest costs, because buy-to-let borrowing is … Continue reading Landlord tax changes: Are you about to be pushed up a tax bracket?

Are you being served?

Are you being served?

Landlords across the country may well have a degree of sympathy for Theresa May today as she triggers Article 50. The Prime Minister is now facing the same problems a landlord often regrettably faces on a regular basis – doing something she didn’t ever originally want to do. Those that have sought repossession using S21 … Continue reading Are you being served?

Stick or Twist: What options do landlords have following the tax changes?

Stick or Twist: What options do landlords have following the tax changes?

With the prospect of higher tax bills and stricter buy to let lending criteria that will make it harder to obtain finance, many landlords are finding that they may have to rethink their options. But how will you be affected? Will you have to sell, do you intend to stay in the market and continue … Continue reading Stick or Twist: What options do landlords have following the tax changes?

Do landlords have a victim mentality?

Do landlords get a fair hearing in the media, or does coverage of the sector too often focus on the worst offenders and the conflicts that make for interesting news? Fighting fires The NLA press office often receives feedback from members who rightly ask for more to be done to highlight the good work of … Continue reading Do landlords have a victim mentality?