Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) clarity comes at a cost
Posted by: Westcor International
The three per cent rise in stamp duty land tax (SDLT) on second homes and Buy to Let properties introduced in George Osborne?s budget have been in effect since the beginning of April. The rise in SDLT was met with dismay among market commentators at the time of the announcement due to its likely impact on the private rented sector (PRS) ? with no exemption being provided to large-scale investors.
Further blows for Buy to Let
Posted by: Westcor International
George Osborne's budget brought mixed news for the property industry. The predicted 3 per cent uplift in stamp duty land tax (SDLT) on second homes and buy-to-let properties will not have come as a surprise to many.
A Developers Policy
Posted by: Westcor International
Following the financial crisis, short-term lenders expanded their funding to small and medium-sized developments, requiring a reappraisal of traditional title insurance products.
As industry braces for a buy-to-let surge, beware the risks of rushing
Posted by: Westcor International
With implementation of additional stamp duty approaching, leading property risk management expert urges risk management diligence
Housing and Planning Bill analysis
Posted by: Westcor International
Reception to the Housing and Planning Bill, laid before Parliament in October, has been mixed to say the least. With provisions giving social housing tenants a right to buy (RTB), a 1 per cent annual rent reduction in the social rented sector over four years from April, and a pay-to-stay measure charging social housing tenants market rent, critics warn that housing associations, and social housing, could soon be a thing of the past.
Most Popular
Tags