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    1. July 31, 2015

      Outer London house price growth outpaces the centre

      House price growth in outer London has accelerated as rises in the centre have slowed, underlining the dynamic...

    2. July 10, 2015

      Budget may have big effect on house prices in the long term

      Last weekend wandering around Gilleleje harbour in Denmark, I noticed something slightly odd. Every 20 yards or so I...

    1. July 9, 2015

      Mortgage brokers point to loophole in buy-to-let reforms

      A crackdown on mortgage interest tax relief for buy-to-let owners will drive UK landlords to sidestep the new measure...

    2. July 8, 2015

      Summer Budget: Tax changes aim to subdue buy to let boom

      Estate agents have warned that rents are likely to rise as a result of George Osborne’s plans to subdue Britain’s buy...

    3. July 3, 2015

      Chart that tells a story — retirement saving

      What does this show? The chart illustrates a survey from the Office for National Statistics that asked people to rate...

    4. June 28, 2015

      Pressure grows on mortgage lenders to help older borrowers

      Mortgage lenders are coming under increasing pressure to offer loans to older borrowers, who are encountering...

    5. June 26, 2015

      Is power swinging back to the people?

      Earlier this month, Bristol’s mayor, George Ferguson, pushed through the sale of the freehold of the city’s 2,100-acre...

    6. June 7, 2015

      Buy-to-let couple begin sale of their property empire

      Fergus and Judith Wilson, Britain’s biggest buy-to-let landlords, have started selling properties in an attempt to...

    7. June 5, 2015

      Benefit cuts threaten buy-to-let landlords’ income

      Buy-to-let landlords face growing financial pressure as the government’s benefit cuts threaten rental income in some of...

    8. June 5, 2015

      City letting investors step into UK housing rental market

      Some of the Square Mile’s biggest investors are stepping into Britain’s housing rental market, muscling in on an area...

    9. May 29, 2015

      Landlords earned £112bn from rental properties last year

      The number of households renting jumped by nearly 150,000 in the year to March, underlining the strong growth of the...

    10. May 22, 2015

      Homebuyers hope digital innovation will break chains

      An online conveyancing service designed to ease the housing buying process will be launched next week with the backing...

    11. April 28, 2015

      Mayfair landlord Grosvenor warns of property boom complacency

      Grosvenor, the Mayfair landlord owned by the Duke of Westminster, has warned investors of the dangers of “complacency”...

    12. April 17, 2015

      Buy-to-let remortgaging the only growth area in February

      Buy-to-let lending was the only category of mortgage borrowing to rise in February compared to the previous year, new...

    13. April 10, 2015

      Why pension freedoms won’t trigger a property boom

      The revolution has arrived. New rules came into force this week giving millions of pension savers the option to take...

    14. March 27, 2015

      Citizens Advice calls for Scottish-style ban on tenant fees

      Tenants in the private rented sector pay letting agents an average fee of £337, according to Citizens Advice, which is...

    15. February 27, 2015

      Can I put half my house in trust for my son?

      My property is co-owned by myself and my husband. I would like to put my half in trust for my son, who has a diagnosis...

    16. February 6, 2015

      Landlords must insulate inefficient homes

      Landlords of poorly insulated properties will be required to bring their homes up to a higher energy efficiency...

    17. January 30, 2015

      West Brom defeats challenge to tracker rise

      A group of landlords has lost a legal challenge against West Bromwich Building Society after the lender raised its...

    18. January 26, 2015

      London faces surfeit of expensive new homes

      Central London is facing a surfeit of expensive new homes, with more than a decade’s supply being built as developers...

    19. January 16, 2015

      Nationwide launches 10-year buy-to-let mortgage

      A 10-year fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage went on the market this week, underlining the intense competition in the home...

    20. January 16, 2015

      Should you rent out your pension?

      Here we go. “Thinking of investing your pension in buy-to-let? Let us help”. It’s the first such email I’ve received,...

    21. January 12, 2015

      Britain needs to set its housing market in order

      The past five years has not provided an environment auspicious for making a fortune. The financial crisis pitched...

    22. January 11, 2015

      UK landlords make £177bn from rising house prices over 5 years

      Landlords have made £177bn profit from capital growth over the past five years according to research which adds fuel to...

    23. January 2, 2015

      Housing benefit pushes up rents, says think-tank report

      Housing benefit is pushing up tenants’ rents, while investor demand for buy to let property is crowding out first time...

    24. November 28, 2014

      Buy-to-let receives a makeover as property prices slow

      Doing your homework on a buy-to-let property purchase has always been a wise practice. But in today’s housing market,...

    25. November 7, 2014

      Value of buy-to-let sector approaches £1tn

      The value of Britain’s rental properties has expanded by £302bn since 2009 to reach £930.7bn, research has found....

    26. October 30, 2014

      Treasury delays Bank of England buy-to-let consultation

      The UK Treasury has sidestepped a request from the Bank of England to be given powers over buy-to-let lending, saying...

    27. October 16, 2014

      Labour plans to block buy-to-let investors

      Buy-to-let investors would be banned from purchasing new flats in London and other parts of Britain under radical plans...

    28. October 3, 2014

      Letting agents must join redress schemes

      Letting agents who have not registered with one of three government-approved redress schemes from this week will face a...

    29. October 2, 2014

      Bank of England seeks powers to curb risky buy-to-let lending

      The Bank of England has requested powers to limit risky buy-to-let lending as part of tools it hopes will curb future...

    30. September 21, 2014

      UK’s biggest buy-to-let landlords near sale

      Fergus and Judith Wilson, Britain’s biggest buy-to-let landlords, are a step closer to selling their entire property...

    31. September 12, 2014

      Can the terms of my tenancy be changed?

      The flat I rent has changed to a new letting agent who says that bills previously included in my rent now have to be...

    32. August 22, 2014

      Letting agents ‘double charging’

      Landlords and tenants are being ripped off by letting agents who charge both parties for the same service, research by...

    33. August 12, 2014

      A second home is my first choice of reward

      When entrepreneurs sell their companies, the first big purchase they make is usually a second home. And now is the time...

    34. August 8, 2014

      Regulator warns on buy-to-let lending risks

      The City watchdog this week warned mortgage lenders over the risks that tighter rules on home loans would tempt...

    35. July 29, 2014

      Raymond Mould returns to build portfolio of UK rented homes

      Veteran property entrepreneur Raymond Mould is to launch a company that will invest in privately rented homes, his...

    36. July 25, 2014

      London landlords see lowest yields

      Landlords in London receive the lowest rental yields of any region in the UK, but the pace of capital appreciation more...

    37. July 18, 2014

      How about some help for Generation Rent?

      A report published this week helped explain the economic pain that young adults have been feeling for years. The...

    38. July 11, 2014

      ‘Anyone with half a brain’ could do buy-to-let

      Britain’s most renowned landlord never intended to own a thousand properties and plans to spend his retirement tending...

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