Should I increase rent on my buy-to-let properties?
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Should I increase rent on my buy-to-let properties?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on February 26, 2024

If you are a landlord, you may be wondering: “Should I increase rent on my buy-to-let properties?” We look at the advantages and pitfalls.

MTD for Income Tax to cost sole traders and landlords £350
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MTD for Income Tax to cost sole traders and landlords £350
Posted by Karen Jones on February 26, 2024

HMRC has released figures that estimate how much it will cost sole traders and landlords to implement and comply with MTD for Income Tax.

Right to Rent non-compliance fines have increased
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Right to Rent non-compliance fines have increased
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on February 15, 2024

If you fail to check a tenant’s right to rent or an employee’s right to work in the UK, you could now face significantly higher fines.

Capital Gains Tax on UK property – how to avoid HMRC reporting issues
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Capital Gains Tax on UK property – how to avoid HMRC reporting issues
Posted by Kirsty Demeza on January 26, 2024

Some people have had problems making Capital Gains Tax property returns this year. We explain why and show you how to get CGT right.

Up to 300% council tax increase on second homes
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Up to 300% council tax increase on second homes
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on January 24, 2024

From 2023 in Wales, local authorities can apply up to a 300% council tax increase on second homes. Will the rest of the UK follow suit?

How many new rental properties will the UK need annually?
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How many new rental properties will the UK need annually?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on January 17, 2024

The UK many need 230,000 new rental properties each year – yet landlords are selling up. Is it worth expanding your portfolio to meet demand?

Growth in late rent payments and landlord limited companies
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Growth in late rent payments and landlord limited companies
Posted by Ben Locker on January 15, 2024

Increasing numbers of landlords are experiencing late rent payments – while many others are moving their portfolios to limited companies.

Will a national landlord licensing/registration scheme be workable?
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Will a national landlord licensing/registration scheme be workable?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on January 3, 2024

The government’s plan to make private rentals meet the Decent Homes Standard will require a landlord licensing scheme – let’s find out more.

Are holiday lets worth it?
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Are holiday lets worth it?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on December 29, 2023

Are holiday lets worth it? We look at some of the pros and cons of owning a holiday let, compared to a traditional buy-to-let property.

Landlords looking to buy more energy-efficient properties
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Landlords looking to buy more energy-efficient properties
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on December 15, 2023

Landlords are rushing to buy energy-efficient properties. Why? Because new rules could force expensive upgrades of older homes.

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