Landlords

Expert advice on buy-to-let success

Tax changes introduced by Chancellor George Osborne have left many landlords struggling to make their buy-to-let investments profitable. While the introduction of a 3% stamp duty premium on second properties – to come into force in April – has many potential landlords wary of entering the residential property market, there

Property News

UK house price growth slows in April

According to data released by Nationwide Building Society, house prices grew by just 0.2% in April, a far cry from 0.7% in March. The poor result in April reduced the rate of annual growth to 4.9 percent from 5.7 percent in March. This came after property sales in March, which amounted to 165,400 transactions, surpassed the previous all time high set in January 2007, according to data provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Nationwide Building Society attributed the flurry