If I were a buy to let landlord in Birmingham today, I might feel a little bruised by the assault made on my wallet after being (and will continue to be) ransacked over the last 12 months by HM Treasury’s tax changes to buy to let. To add insult to insult to injury, Brexit has caused a tempering of the Birmingham property market with property prices not increasing by the levels we have seen in the last few years.
The 2017 Spring Budget began with Chancellor Hammond saying that the British economy has shown a robust level of growth and that this growth has confounded the commentators who predicted doom and gloom in the aftermath of the Brexit vote.
Most expectations are that this will be a reserved budget from Chancellor Phillip Hammond, in what could be the last important Spring Budget for a while. This is because Hammond has decided to move all major announcements to the Autumn Budget schedule, but there will still be a number of big announcements in this budget. Here is what to expect from the Spring Budget of 2017.
There have been a number of changes impacting on landlords in the past year or so, is it right that people are questioning whether it still pays to be a landlord in 2017?
With the government implementing changes and schemes designed at assisting first time buyers, many landlords feel that they are being penalised in their activities. It is vital that every individual examines their own circumstances to determine if it is worth their while being a landlord but there are still many positive elements to the industry.
Having entered 2016 with optimism and all signs pointing at a buoyant market – the outlook was good! Little did the nation know what 2016 had in store for them.
From Brexit to tax relief for landlords, we’ll run you through what happened in 2016 and what is likely in store for 2017.
In his first Autumn Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond aims to increase productivity and create greater stability for businesses.
Here is a round-up of the announcements made that concern the property sector:
Raj Deb, CEO and founder of Seed Property Consultants explores current industry trends and shares his thoughts on the main considerations for property investors and what the housing sector will look like in ten years time.
Whether you’re letting or selling, our professional photography will massively benefit your property listing. However before the photographer arrives, there are certain things that you can do to bring the best out of your home.
This article will provide you with all of the information you need to know about preparing your home for photography that will achieve the best price possible.
Buy to let property investment is hugely popular across the UK, but it isn’t something to be entered into lightly. Here are six quick questions which we hope will help you to invest your money wisely and become a great landlord.