Quarterly Tax Returns for Landlords?

Quarterly Tax Returns for Landlords?

There was a big uproar following last year’s Autumn Statement, in which the then-Chancellor George Osborne outlined plans to “Make Tax Digital” for the self-employed and small businesses by 2018. It sparked a great deal of concern from many sectors, and a petition to reverse the plans reached over 114,504 signatures leading to a debate … Continue reading Quarterly Tax Returns for Landlords?

Homelessness Reduction Bill changed and it’s bad news for landlords

Homelessness Reduction Bill changed and it’s bad news for landlords

The final version of Bob Blackman MP’s Homelessness Reduction Bill has been published ahead of its 2nd Reading in Parliament. In complete contrast to previous versions, and the report by Crisis that preceded it, the final version delivers a kicking to landlords. The NLA had been provisionally supportive of the previous draft of the Bill … Continue reading Homelessness Reduction Bill changed and it’s bad news for landlords

Ten Ways to Add Value to your Property

This is a guest blog from Portico Estate Agents.  Home improvements can add considerable value to a property. So whether you are looking to sell up or simply improve on potential returns on investment, there are many ways in which you can make a property more desirable, and thus maximise your earnings. Robert Nichols, Managing … Continue reading Ten Ways to Add Value to your Property

New Housing White Paper announced – could a May led Conservative Government be more interventionist in the PRS?

Writing this just minutes after the Prime Ministers speech to the party faithful (and commercial lobbyists with more money than sense) ending the party conference, landlords should be wary of a distinct change in tone, certainly in regards to housing policy. Listening to her speech, and reading in between the lines, the Prime Minister mentions … Continue reading New Housing White Paper announced – could a May led Conservative Government be more interventionist in the PRS?