This tax change thing keeps growing, as people begin to realise the implications of George Osborne’s tax hike for landlords in the July Budget. The Telegraph story today explains how the banks (through the Council for Mortgage Lenders, the CML) are responding to what the taxman is doing. They don’t see the issue the same… Continue reading The banks and the taxman, your two favourite people
It’s a strange time in the lettings industry – an awful lot of new legislation heading our way, as landlords (and agents), and all of it requiring some action and some real understanding. The main one coming into effect on October 1st 2015 is the impact of the Deregulation Act…and whether this seems dull as… Continue reading Revenge – a dish best served cold….or preferably not at all.
Honestly, you would think that being a landlord required us to carry a sandwich board around our necks confessing to criminality, the way the media reports on what our elected representatives say; together these two groups are painting a picture of landlords that I just don’t get. Speaking at the RESI conference held at the… Continue reading Are all landlords rogues?