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Articles posted in August 2016

Autumn Rebound Could Follow Summer Lull

Wednesday 24 August 2016

24 August 2016

Average asking prices for UK homes fell by more than £3,600 over the last month thanks to a summer lull and Brexit uncertainty.

Longer Tenancies Backed By New Housing Minister

Monday 22 August 2016

22 August 2016

The idea of providing longer tenancies for tenants has been backed by the new Housing Minister, Gavin Barwell, who says he is taking steps to make available longer-term tenancies to those tenants who want them. 

Post Brexit house price rise gives cheer to landlords

Wednesday 17 August 2016

17 August 2016

Post Brexit house prices, which rose by 0.5 per cent compared to the previous month, have tempted some commentators to make optimistic long-term forecasts about the UK’s housing market.  

Green Tax to hit landlords

Thursday 11 August 2016

11 August 2016

Landlords who let out Victorian and Edwardian homes are more likely to be hit by a new ‘green tax’ of up to £5,000 to make their properties more energy efficient.

Report urges scrapping Tax Changes for Landlords

Wednesday 10 August 2016

10 August 2016

Real reform of supply is needed to tackle the shortage of housing in the UK, a new report says, but first, unfair attacks on BTL landlords must be scrapped. 

Landlords to be hit by new Income Tax rules

Thursday 04 August 2016

4 August 2016

From next year landlords will be hit by new rules which limit how much of their finance costs they can write off against tax to the basic rate of Income Tax. 

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