Buying to let

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How much stamp duty will we pay on a new home if we own a buy-to-let?
We’re thinking about selling our current residential property and renting before buying a new-build

Virginia Wallis

10, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Should I use a buy-to-let property to pay off my student loan?
I’m a junior doctor who has saved up about £50,000 and am keen to clear my £80,000 debt

Virginia Wallis

22, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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While the rich can profit, housing inequality isn’t going anywhere | Letters
Letters: As long as buy-to-let and second home purchases continue, property prices are unlikely to go down, writes Eileen Peck. Plus letters from Laura Rollin and Dave Verguson on school selection by housing wealth

Letters

29, Oct, 2021 @5:33 PM

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We want to buy our first home and then move abroad. Is this possible?
We want to return to the UK every now and then and live in the property but we are unsure about buy -o-let mortgages

Virginia Wallis

18, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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My partner says selling the house I rent out would be a bad idea. Is it?
He does not like it and we jointly bought a property nearby but I want to downsize in five years

Virginia Wallis

04, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sorry, kids: house prices aren’t going to stop going through the roof
HSBC analysis gives a good half-dozen reasons why buying a house will not get easier for years – which is very bad news for most British youngsters

Phillip Inman

14, Aug, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Can we get a buy-to-let mortgage and use the house as a holiday let?
We’re hoping we could save as the tax incentives for furnished holiday lets are better

Virginia Wallis

19, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Should I use £120,000 savings to buy a house to rent out as I expect to lose my job?
I’m almost 60 and not in the best of health, so am not hopeful of finding another position

Virginia Wallis

12, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Buy-to-let sales boom as landlords rush to benefit from stamp duty holiday
Landlords behind highest percentage of BTL purchases since 2016, according to Hamptons

Joanna Partridge

14, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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'Nightmare' of businesswoman accused of mortgage fraud
Santander accused a designer of supplying forged documents – but refused to explain its actions

Miles Brignall

31, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Is it worth keeping my buy-to-let property, or should I sell?
As a higher rate taxpayer I have been advised that these properties are not tax efficient

Virginia Wallis

24, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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April is the start of the tax year. How will the changes affect me?
From inheritance tax to junior Isas, the UK government is making adjustments

Emma Lunn

04, Apr, 2020 @6:00 AM

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