Buying to let

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Facing eviction, I’ve learned that relying on ‘good landlords’ is a feudal throwback | Moya Lothian-McLean
Private tenants are powerless. Keep your doctrine of kindness, and give us a legal safety net instead, says Moya Lothian-McLean, a contributing editor at Novara Media

Moya Lothian-McLean

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Soaring rents making life ‘unaffordable’ for private UK tenants, research shows
Exclusive: Findings come amid rising evictions, ‘price gouging’ claims and fears of homelessness emergency

Robert Booth and Michael Goodier

01, Dec, 2022 @6:33 PM

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Can we release some money tied up in our current home to use as a deposit on a new one?
My wife and I would live in the second property and rent out the other to my sister and her son

Virginia Wallis

28, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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We live abroad but plan to buy a UK house to rent out. What stamp duty will we pay?
The property we want is £500,000 and my husband previously owned a flat in Britain but it has been sold

Virginia Wallis

31, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Tories have trampled on renters for too long, and Liz Truss is about to feel their pain | Gaby Hinsliff
In plenty of Tory marginal seats, soaring rents are already leading frustrated voters to look elsewhere for answers, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

14, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UK’s 13-year housing market boom to end in 2023, surveyors predict
RICS report says rise in repossessions will add to supply while soaring interest rates price buyers out of market

Mark Sweney

12, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Buy-to-let landlords facing financial cliff edge after mini-budget
Mortgage market meltdown has left many amateur landlords facing a stark choice: to raise rents or sell up

Rupert Jones

29, Sep, 2022 @6:45 PM

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Harsh reality of finding a home to rent | Letters
Letters: Sophie Hall writes about her struggle to rent a property in York, while Steve Banks says there are plenty of decent landlords like him across the country

Letters

07, Sep, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Can we buy our shared ownership property outright and let it out?
A reader asks if they can secure 100% ownership and get a buy-to-let mortgage

Virginia Wallis

01, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How much capital gains tax should I pay on a buy-to-let property?
A reader says they bought a property with a friend and then bought out his 50% share

Virginia Wallis

22, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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If I marry can HMRC claw back stamp duty on the buy-to-let property I’ve bought?
I made the purchase recently in my name, while my partner has owned a property for five years

Virginia Wallis

11, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Owning a second home is antisocial behaviour | Letters
Letters: Graham Lees, Robin Buck and Janet Thompson respond to Simon Jenkins’ article in which he said second homes can be a blight and a blessing on British towns

Letters

29, Jun, 2022 @5:31 PM

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