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PRESS ARTICLE: Landlords urged to accept more tenants on benefits

Despite housing benefit discrimination being confirmed as unlawful in a landmark court ruling last July, there continues to be a growing shortage of social housing and private accommodation for the homeless, individuals, and families claiming Universal Credit or Housing Benefit. A recent appeal was made from a social housing organisation working with Bridgend Council, to…

PRESS ARTICLE: Investors losing money at auctions due to misrepresentation of the legal pack

Rising numbers of investors face expensive battles and related costs to recover money from property auction purchases, due to vendors misrepresenting the legal pack, according to The Mistoria Group. Most auctioneers don’t get involved after contracts are exchanged to resolve the disputes, citing them as legal matters. This situation results in the unfortunate situation for…

PRESS ARTICLE: Is now a good time for first time investors to purchase BTL property?

Billionaire Andrew Carnegie famously said that 90% of millionaires secured their wealth by investing in real estate. But is there still money to be made in property, despite Covid-19 and the Government’s recent BTL tax measures? Recent research from the National Residential Landlord’s Association survey that the Coronavirus has not so far had any significant impact on their…

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…