Brexit & The UK Housing Market – TLA Forecast

Four and a half years after the public voted to leave the EU, the Brexit deal came into effect on the 1st of January 2021. Here’s how it might impact the UK housing market. Following months of negotiations, the UK and EU agreed a Brexit deal on the 24th of...

TLA Landlord Survey Q2, 2020 (TLALS)

Introduction and main findings The 2019-20 TLA Landlord Survey (TLALS) is a survey of landlords and letting agents who own and/or manage privately rented properties in England. The aim of the TLALS is to provide understanding of the characteristics and experiences of landlords and how they acquire, let, manage...
When the lockdown ends what will happen to tenants? Almost nine million households, more than a third of all families in Britain, rent from a private landlord, a council or a housing association. Because of coronavirus, many are now in financial need. Nearly two million claims for universal credit have been made since...
New research from Property Master has found that the cost of buy-to-let mortgages has fallen year on year. Lenders are continuing their support for individual and limited company landlords in anticipation of a busy few months ahead. According to Property Master, five-year fixed rate buy-to-let mortgages for 65% loan-to-value (LTV) saw costs fall the most....
Under new rules being phased in by April 2020, landlords will progressively lose valuable tax relief on their buy-to-let mortgage costs. We explain what the changes mean for you. What is buy-to-let mortgage interest tax relief? Since April 2017, the way landlords have to declare their rental income has started...

Tax issues for landlords with multiple properties

Buy-to-let landlords have been at the receiving end of several changes to the housing market in recent years. Introduced under former Chancellor George Osborne, the tax and regulatory reforms were part of a shake-up announced in his Autumn Statement 2015 and have hit landlords particularly hard. The changes came as the...

Uinsure receive 5star Defaqto rating

Uinsure has been awarded a Defaqto Five Star rating for the seventh consecutive year. The provider’s home insurance product has been given Defaqto’s highest possible rating since 2014, with its buy-to-let/landlord Insurance product having done the same since 2015. In addition to its Defaqto Five Star ratings, Uinsure has also received...
Those who want to start renting out homes or who want to purchase a small duplex or apartment building to lease to tenants will want to ensure they do not have any issues that will cause their income to disappear. One of the best ways to protect the investment...
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