Landlords attack Labour’s rent control plan

Business groups say cap would deter investors

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Mortgage advances
Property loans made in the UK have fallen since reforms last year, but buy-to-let lending has continued to grow
– Lucy Warwick-Ching
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I calculate that I have overpaid tax by much more than HMRC says. Has the authority got its numbers wrong?
– Lucy Warwick-Ching
Mortgage advances

Chart that tells a story — Mortgage lending

Property loans made over the past year

Rental prices continue to track upwards

London demand drives UK private rents up by 2.1% a year

Overlooking the beach and cliffs at Beer in Lyme Bay Devon England UK Europe
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Second home owners targeted by Lib Dems

Council tax could be doubled under party’s plans

Regional cities house prices soar

Glasgow and Manchester lead the gainers

A villa in Mykonos in Greece

Expats urged to value UK property

Capital gains on sale are now liable for UK tax

Equity release at first-quarter high

Tighter mortgage regulation spurs the sector

Generial views of 52 Cadogan Square, London. An historic Grade II listed building on one of London’s most desirable squares is set to be transformed into a £60 million mansion. See SWNS story SWHOUSE. Number 52 Cadogan Square was built in the 19th century for Thomas Andros de la Rue, who wanted a stunning Queen Anne Revival style home. It was later the residence of sugar tycoon Vernon Tate, who lived there until his death in 1950s. After this, the property remained in Tate & Lyle ownership and was used as accommodation for executives visiting London. But after being vacant for four years, the property is in need of significant refurbishment and architects, acting on behalf of The Cadogan Estate, have submitted plans to return it to a single family home. The result will be one of London's finest recently refurbished homes which integrates a sizeable mews property at the rear.
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Super-rich merge flats into one big home

Vogue for creating ‘super prime’ family homes

Homeowners can borrow for five years at less than 2%

Borrowers ‘have never had it so good’

Only buy-to-let mortgages grew in February

Loans to movers and first-time buyers both down

High-end property charge deadline nears

Annual tax extends to homes worth £1m and up

Chart that tells a story — inflation, mortgages and house prices

What do ‘noflation’ and rising wages mean for mortgages?

How best to transfer money from overseas?

Buying property flat with my inheritance

Why pension freedoms won’t trigger a property boom

Will pension freedoms boost the property market? It seems unlikely, given the costs and risks involved

Average home sells just once every 23 years

Turnover has slumped as people buy later and live longer

Rural property outpaces central London

English farmland values reach record highs

Two-year loan rates drop below 3 per cent

Interbank rates and inflation forecasts are low

Competition hots up in holiday home loans

Weak euro and falling prices reignite interest

Northerners lose out on mortgage options

Non-standard borrowers far more likely to be ‘prisoners’ of loan

Northerners lose out on mortgage options

Non-standard borrowers far more likely to be ‘prisoners’ of loan

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