Tag Archives: buy to let

The legals for landlords – what certificates do you need?

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Posted on 22nd July 2016



The legals for landlords – what certificates do you need? Buying property to let can be a lucrative investment for landlords, but getting it wrong can also be costly. With legislation changing all the time, it can be hard to keep up. We take a closer look at the certificates you’ll need to have in place […]

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Final nail in the coffin for buy-to-let?

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Posted on 30th November 2015



Last week’s Autumn Statement from the Chancellor dropped another bombshell for landlords. Not content with restricting the tax relief on mortgage interest, the Chancellor has now announced an additional 3% stamp duty surcharge on buy-to-let and second properties (above £40,000) from April 2016. Which is huge. The Chancellor believes that landlords buying buy-to-let properties are […]

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Buying property at auction – should you, shouldn’t you?

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Posted on 7th October 2015



You may have watched TV shows such as Homes under the Hammer and think that buying a property at auction is the way to go if you want to get a bargain investment property to rent out. There’s distinct advantages, the process is usually a lot quicker and you can get a great profit. But […]

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