Category: Mortgages

Interest rates – The turn of the year?

The Governor of the Bank of England has made another interest rate pronouncement. Almost since he started the job in July 2013, Mark Carney has used his position of Governor of the Bank of England to talk about when UK interest rates will begin to increase. So far he has largely managed to prove that…

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Buy to let investors prepare for April

The Autumn Statement marked another future tax increase for buy-to-let. "Frankly, people buying a home to let should not be squeezing out families who can't afford a home to buy." Those words from Chancellor George Osborne, heralded the announcement in the Autumn Statement of an increase in Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for the purchase…

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Buy to let investors hit again

Last month's Autumn Statement marked another future tax increase for buy-to-let. "Frankly, people buying a home to let should not be squeezing out families who can't afford a home to buy." Those words from Chancellor George Osborne, heralded the announcement in the Autumn Statement of an increase in Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for the…

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