Sales of homes in London’s wealthiest districts partially rebounded in the last two months of 2015 as buyers rushed to beat additional stamp duty on second homes and buy-to-let properties. Read more on the Financial Times
Council of Mortgage Lenders warns of negative impact of new 3% tax on second homes on UK housing market
The UK property market is facing a slowdown in buy to let activity due to tax changes for private landlords, says a submission to the Treasury over the extra surcharge on second properties. Read more on PropertyWire
From 1 February 2016, landlords in England will be prohibited from letting property to a person who does not have a “right to rent” in the UK. However, the checking process is complex and the government has made little effort to inform landlords of these new obligations. Read more on the Telegraph
We look forward to working with new property services & loans company Wilbridge, to deal with the management of our commercial and residential portfolio. Wilbridge have significant experience as both landlords and tenants, and know exactly what makes each tick. Their new service provides greater transparency, lower costs, better communication and stronger foundations […]
Exciting things are happening on London’s Southbank. Over 3,000 people have pre-registered their interest in the development since the end of July, which will offer up to 877 apartments when completed. One York Square is the first residential building to be launched in the scheme from joint developers Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar on […]
Property prices rising in some parts such as Blackheath increasing more than 50% faster than during the downturn, according to a new report from lettings and estate agents Chestertons. Prices rose in the first half of the year by 2.6% in Greenwich, 3.4% in Canary Wharf and Docklands 14.4% in Blackheath, according to Land Registry […]
Rent Smart Wales. A new law that is being introduced this autumn which will affect all private sector landlords and housing agents in Wales. Everyone who owns and rents out private property in Wales will have to register with a central licensing authority and obtain a new type of licence under a new law from […]
Important changes take effect on 1 October 2015 that will alter tenants’ protection from eviction under assured shorthold tenancies (AST). The implementation of the Deregulation Act 2015 (DA 2015) will restrict a landlord’s ability to serve a section 21 notice in circumstances where the tenant has complained about the condition of the premises or […]
A new development in Battersea sees a structure-free, fully transparent pool joining its two buildings… 10 storeys up. Read more here.
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- Stamp duty deadline prompts sales rebound in London prime property
- Council of Mortgage Lenders warns of negative impact of new 3% tax on second homes on UK housing market
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