Tag Archives: Landlord

Property tax records come under scrutiny

Property investors can expect a call from the tax inspector to check out their business record keeping under new campaign kicking off at the end of month.

Councillor to pay £45,000 in HMO fines

A councillor has been fined £45,000 after admitting running an unlicensed house in multiple occupation (HMO) and 11 fire safety offences at a property he let out with his brother.

Student housing investment soars 145%

Property investors are still piling cash in student housing – totalling a record £2 billion in corporate investments in the first nine months of the year.

FSA mortgage shake up to hit landlords

Landlords will still be hit by the latest crackdown on mortgage lending even though buy to let is outside the rules.

MPs to look in to buy to let regulation

New housing minister Mark Prisk has decided to override the policy of his predecessor to order MPs to conduct an inquiry in to buy to let housing.

Rising yields disguise buy to let market

Landlords are picking up increasing yields from their buy to let portfolios – but the rising figures are masking the real state of the market.