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Confidence in London market is good news for landlords
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Confidence in London market is good news for landlords

The launch of a home finance product designed to help buy-to-flip investors has given the whole of the London property market an unexpected shot in

New property finance product targets buy-to-flip market
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New property finance product targets buy-to-flip market

The launch of a new mortgage product could make it easier for buy-to-flip investors to sell on new-build flats bought while under construction.  The new

PM confirms rising demand for rental homes
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PM confirms rising demand for rental homes

Property portfolios held by landlords in London will continue delivering yields well above many other investments, according to two high-profile sources.    A London Housing Commission

Stamp duty hike could wipe out a year’s income for landlords
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Stamp duty hike could wipe out a year’s income for landlords

The 3% increase in stamp duty for buy-to-let investors could cost landlords the equivalent to 11 months income if they use a mortgage to buy

New London homes in reach of first-time buyers
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New London homes in reach of first-time buyers

Monthly costs for buyers of a new-build property using the London Help To Buy scheme could drop to significantly less than rental costs of a

Government accused of trying to kill buy-to-let sector
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Government accused of trying to kill buy-to-let sector

Buy-to-let investors will pay up to 15% stamp duty from April 2016, the government has announced. Chancellor George Osborne used the government’s combined Spending Review

Government sets aside £5m to help tackle rogue landlords
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Government sets aside £5m to help tackle rogue landlords

The government has set up a £5m to help local councils tackle irresponsible landlords who let out beds in sheds and other accommodation that is

London house prices most overvalued in the world
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London house prices most overvalued in the world

A Swiss bank is warning that property values in London could fall by 30% within three years.  UBS says the London market has formed the

Cambridge University academics warn against rent controls in London
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Cambridge University academics warn against rent controls in London

Giving London Mayor Boris Johnson the power to regulate rents set by private landlords in the capital could restrict the supply of homes for rent

Landlords have no option but to increase rents
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Landlords have no option but to increase rents

Britain’s biggest private landlord is increasing rents by up to 33%. Fergus Wilson, who owns 900 units in Kent, blames Chancellor George Osbourne for his

47% of landlords could lose out on tax relief
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47% of landlords could lose out on tax relief

Recent changes to the annual wear and tear allowance is likely to leave 47% of UK landlords out of pocket, according to the National Landlords

Osborne crackdown on landlord tax relief “wrong”, says think tank
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Osborne crackdown on landlord tax relief “wrong”, says think tank

Chancellor George Osborne’s tax raid on buy-to-let landlords is “plain wrong”, according to a leading think tank. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned