B2L magazine Winter 2016

B2L Magazine

The latest B2L magazine contains a range of helpful articles explaining how this year's Stamp Duty changes and looming tax reforms could affect you, the importance of regular communication with your lender to prevent problems, how to switch a better deal and understanding your responsibilities as a landlord.

B2L News


Big landlords make three-year tenancy pledge

Build-to-rent landlords will offer three-year ‘family-friendly’ tenancies, the British Property Federation (BPF) has confirmed. (Read more)


Regional cities set to attract increased investment from landlords

Regional cities are outperforming the capital when it comes to property values, rental increases and purchaser demand, according to a range of sources. (Read more)


Seaside towns ‘need rent controls’

A housing report claims that the government should introduce rent controls in seaside towns to kick-start a renaissance. (Read more)


Landlords hamstrung by legal obstacles and cost of eviction

Landlords are struggling with the cost of legally evicting non-paying tenants, according to research by StudentTenant.com. (Read more)

house prices

First quarterly fall in UK house prices for four and a half years

House prices in the three months to April were 0.2% lower than in the preceding quarter, according to figures released by Halifax. (Read more)


Landlords spend £3,632 a year on each property

Landlords currently invest a fair sum in each of their properties every year, but the amount they pump into the economy is set to be slashed as they cut spending to offset tax hikes. (Read more)

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