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B2L Magazine

The latest B2L magazine contains a range of helpful articles explaining strategies for ensuring your investment performs successfully; shaping up to remortgage; weighing up whether or not you should use a lettings agent, the pros and cons of letting to students, and much more.

 

B2L News

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Further rise in landlord stress test calculations predicted

As 145% stress tests for individual borrowers creep into the specialist buy-to-let sector, it has been predicted that affordability requirements will rise even higher (Read more)

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Buy-to-let lending through limited companies soars

Buy-to-let lending levels to limited companies were found to be higher in the first quarter of 2016 than for the entire year of 2014, a report by Kent Reliance reveals (Read more)

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Government took record level of Stamp Duty revenue in April

The buy-to-let tax deadline proved a Stamp Duty receipt bonanza for government coffers (Read more)

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Landlord confidence stabilises as tenant demand grows

Confidence is slowly returning to the buy-to-let market following a slump in activity after the Stamp Duty surcharge was introduced in April (Read more)

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Rental listings fall in nine out of 10 towns

The second home Stamp Duty surcharge has already started to affect the rental market (Read more)

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Renters more likely to suffer financially

The rental trap means tenants are half as likely to be able to meet their outgoings as homeowners (Read more)


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