26 October 2017
‘Help the rental sector solve the housing crisis’ Chancellor is told
29 September 2017
Build To Rent will never meet demand by tenants, government told
26 September 2017
Treasury told: ‘Reform Capital Gains Tax to help lettings sector’
23 August 2017
Tell the Chancellor what he should do … but please, be polite
23 November 2016
Chancellor Philip Hammond has used his first, and it turns out last, Autumn Statement to announce a ban on lettings agent fees in England. The ban will come in “as soon as possible”.
12 February 2016
The Association of Residential Letting Agents wants the government to allocate more spending and greater political priority to housing, after new research showing many people will have to rent for far longer than expected before being able to buy a home.
09 February 2016
The Residential Landlords Association is warning private investors not to be lured by firms offering schemes which allegedly promise to help them avoid the controversial three per cent stamp duty surcharge on additional homes from April 1.
03 February 2016
Conveyancers have expressed serious criticisms about the short time frame between the Budget and April 1, when the new Stamp Duty surcharge is due to kick in.
30 November 2015
Property firm Martin & Co has acted to try and soothe industry fears after last week’s Budget Statement.
26 November 2015
The industry is trying to assimilate the changes announced in yesterday’s Budget Statement whereby buy-to-let investors and those purchasing second homes are to be hit with a 3% increase in Stamp Duty Land Tax.