Tag: buy to let

Chancellor’s Autumn Statement introduces increased SDLT rates for second homes and buy-to-let properties

From 1 April 2016, higher rates of SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) will apply to the purchase of second homes and buy-to-let properties where the chargeable consideration exceeds £40,000 – as announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. What are the higher rates? The higher rates will be 3% above the current SDLT rates for residential property. …

Interested in buy to let? Look no further

Sherrards teamed up with Rouse Partners, Whiteoak finance and Home Fusion last week to host a Buy to Let master class at Buckinghamshire Golf Club. Expert speakers Mark Peters (Sherrards), Oscar Wingham (Rouse Partners), Sam Farmer (Whiteoak Finance) and Nicholas Ayre (Home Fusion) explained all there is to know, whether an experienced or first time investor. …

Pension or property? Joe Hobson gives his view to Waitrose Weekend

In April, the government will offer retired people more flexibility with their pensions by allowing them to withdraw (and spend) their savings in one lump sum. It is expected that a growing number of retirees will shun their pensions in favour of property investment (buy-to-let). With the ability to to unlock a pensions at 55, many may not be able to withstand …