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...
Landlords: no pain, no gain

Landlords: no pain, no gain

It’s safe to say the Chancellor won’t be on many landlords’ Christmas card lists this year. Both the 2015 budget, and the most recent Autumn Statement, saw Mr Osborne targeting the buy-to-let sector, making various changes to taxation in the hope of stifling the...