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The End of Buy-to-Let? Here Are Some Alternatives

10th January 2016

The Government is apparently waging a war against buy-to-let.  If you are a landlord, you have certainly not missed the Chancellor’s announcements of two potentially very costly and painful measures.  First it was the reduction of mortgage interest tax relief announced in summer.  That was followed by the new 3 percentage point surcharge on buy-to-let […]

Buy-to-Let Tax Changes and What You Can Do

1st November 2015

Buy-to-let has been an effective way to provide additional income and save for retirement, helped by record low interest rates, the UK’s notorious housing shortage and favourable tax treatment.  However, following the changes announced by George Osborne earlier this year, its best years might be coming to an end. Interest Tax Relief Changes The reform […]