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Claiming property business expenses as a landlord. Here are some tips about some of the expenses that cause landlords and their accountants the most problems. Favourite Articles, Latest Articles, Tax & Accountancy

Buy to let property investors pay too much tax because they do not know how to claim property business expenses.

The sad fact is many accountants and tax advisers are little or no help because they do not have a clue what the taxman will allow as they are not property-orientated practitioners. Continue reading Claiming property business expenses as a landlord. Here are some tips about some of the expenses that cause landlords and their accountants the most problems.


Britain’s biggest private landlord banks on buying refurbs. Latest Articles, Property Sales & Sourcing

Britain’s largest private residential landlord is celebrating that the firm’s portfolio of 13,000 properties is outperforming the market.

The £1.6 billion portfolio is owned by Northeast based Grainger Properties.

Grainger made a decision to invest in low value homes that needed refurbishment, mostly in London and the South East, discounting the view that new build was a best buy. Continue reading Britain’s biggest private landlord banks on buying refurbs.


The Money Centre reports on how SIPPS pension rule changes may allow buy to let homes Commercial Finance, Financial Advice, Latest Articles

Ministers may consider including residential investment property in self-invested pension schemes (SIPPS) that would lead to a major pension industry shake-up for buy to let landlords.

Representatives of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have met with HM Treasury to discuss the change. Continue reading The Money Centre reports on how SIPPS pension rule changes may allow buy to let homes


The Money Centre’s Estate Planning Partners look to team up with several charities. When people are diagnosed with a critical illness or a degenerative disease plenty of people offer tea and sympathy but very few offer good practical advice Estate Planning, Latest Articles

We’ve recently embarked on a new initiative to provide Estate Planning advice to people who need it most, whilst at the same time supporting charities that support families who are affected by the devastating news none of us want to hear but most of us experience at some point in our lives. Continue reading The Money Centre’s Estate Planning Partners look to team up with several charities. When people are diagnosed with a critical illness or a degenerative disease plenty of people offer tea and sympathy but very few offer good practical advice


Brokers break the banks for mortgage choice. PR based report from Trigold Crystal, a software company providing mortgage sourcing software for brokers Commercial Finance, Latest Articles

Independent mortgage advisers have thousands more loan products to choose from across the market than direct providers like banks and building societies.

Independents could source mortgages for clients from an August average of 4,545 products – up 19% from a July average of 3,807 – while direct lenders could select from a restricted range of 1,505 loans – up 7% from the 1,401 available in July. Continue reading Brokers break the banks for mortgage choice. PR based report from Trigold Crystal, a software company providing mortgage sourcing software for brokers


Landlords eager to expand buy-to-let portfolios. Report from LSL Property Services Latest Articles, Property Sales & Sourcing

One in four buy to let landlords have solid confidence in property investment and believe now is a good time to invest.

Only 2% consider now is a good time to reduce their portfolios – and although the rest think now is not the time to invest, one in three (32%) want to buy more buy to let property in the coming year. Continue reading Landlords eager to expand buy-to-let portfolios. Report from LSL Property Services


How to buy the best landlord insurance cover. Sound advice from the Association of British Insurers Landlords Insurance, Latest Articles

Buy to let landlords should ignore the myths about insurance and make sure they have the best cover at the best price, says the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Property investors and homeowners spend billions every year or buildings and contents cover, often without understanding the terms and conditions of their polices. Continue reading How to buy the best landlord insurance cover. Sound advice from the Association of British Insurers


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