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 £350Posted 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 increasedPosted 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.
Up to 300% council tax increase on second homesPosted 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?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 companiesPosted 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?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?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 propertiesPosted 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.
How can I challenge a council tax band? Is it worth it?Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on December 11, 2023
With the Chancellor offering £150 council tax rebates to some householders, many are wondering how to challenge a council tax band.