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.
The average landlord has a huge 65% equity stake in their buy-to-let investment portfolio, according to a survey of experienced landlords by lender Paragon Mortgages. (Read more)
Research from Aldermore has shown more portfolio landlords plan to increase rents, in order to cope with the torrent of changes affecting the buy-to-let market rather than this time last year. (Read more)
More investors are looking to former local authority properties for their buy-to-let portfolios, after yields were suppressed by the government’s tax reforms. (Read more)
Tenants who stay in properties the longest could be hit hardest by the government’s proposed ban on letting agent fees, according to ARLA (Read more)
A fifth of UK landlords do not understand the implications of the government’s reduction in tax relief (Read more)