There’s no time like the present

There’s no time like the present

This weekend marks the end of January. How on earth did that happen? I can’t say I’m sad about it, with spring feeling that little bit closer, and the evenings gradually getting longer. But the speed of the passage of time also makes me feel a little anxious. Before...
Is it the end of the buy-to-let era?

Is it the end of the buy-to-let era?

Is it the end of the buy-to-let era? Last week, the buy-to-let industry was handed a potentially damaging blow by George Osbourne in his Autumn Statement. Stamp duty for buy-to-lets is set to increase by a surcharge of 3% over standard rates. This is in addition to...