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PRESS ARTICLE: Landlords reviewing options following chancellor’s announcement on Capital Gains Tax

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The Chancellor’s recent announcement of a major overhaul of Capital Gains Tax, together with the controversial buy-to-let tax changes over the last three years, is driving landlords to consider significant changes to their high-yielding property investment portfolios. Under the proposals, the maximum capital gains tax (CGT) rate of 28% could be raised closer to income…

PRESS ARTICLE: Student landlords in the Midlands and North see best yields – study

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This article, covering the topic of student property investment in Manchester and the North West, was originally published in Property Investor Today on 21st October 2020 We recently reported on the resilience of the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector, which has seen a net increase of 2.6% in 2020. This is underpinned by further research by Howsy…

BTL Landlords are Abandoning London for Better Returns in the North West

Increasing numbers of London-based landlords are abandoning investments in the capital and are instead looking to the north for better returns, according to recent research from Hampton’s International. The number of London landlords investing in the capital has fallen 31% since 2010, while London investors buying in the North and the Midlands has risen by…

In Profile: Mish Liyanage

Mish Liyanage has extensive property and financial management experience and is a successful landlord and investor. He founded Mistoria Investments and MCC Accountants back in 2009 and developed it into The Mistoria Group. Mistoria specialises in Houses in Multiple Occupancy (HMOs) mainly catering to the student and professional market and is currently the largest provider for student accommodation in Salford and…

Liverpool Tops Buy-To-Let Hotspots

Liverpool continues to top buy-to-let hotspots with yields in excess of 10%, according to research by TotallyMoney. Liverpool’s L1 city centre postcode tops the buy-to-let yield table with a potential 10% return on investment and a current asking price of around £90,000. This area includes the central retail area (including Liverpool One), the commercial district…

Could Covid-19 and New Government Reforms Spell the End of The Student Property Market?

BTL landlords specialising in student accommodation are facing huge challenges with increased Government legislation and the impact of Covid-19 on occupancy, according to the Mistoria Group, high yielding student buy-to-let investment specialists. Student landlords could see a huge drop in demand for accommodation when the next academic year starts, if universities continue with online-only teaching,…