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Buy To Let Bubble May Have Burst At Last, Say Lenders

The bubble seems to have finally burst for buy to let as banks and building societies blame tax changes for a huge slump in...

Tax And Lending Rules Trigger Buy To Let Slump

Tax changes and tougher mortgage lending rules have put the brakes on buy to let borrowing by property investors. Banks and building societies report landlord...

Expats Dragged Into UK Money Laundering Fight

British expats and foreign investors buying property with a company may soon have their identities revealed on a public register. Business minister Margot James wants...

Buy To Let Tax Changes For Property Investors

The start of the new tax year in the signalled some big changes for expat property investors – and more may follow soon. The long-awaited...

Expat Couples In A Muddle Over CGT, Says HMRC

The UK tax man is calling on expat married couples to stop filing capital gains tax return when they switch shares in properties they...

Mortgage Lenders Ignoring Plight Of Expats

Expats are becoming mortgage prisoners in the UK as banks and building societies are turning them away. Refinancing a home or investing in a buy...

Chinese House Prices Are Hottest In The World

Chinese cities have grabbed the top eight places for house price growth worldwide. Out of 150 cities monitored by housing experts, China held 25 places...

Goodbye Buy To Let, Hello Property Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding could take over as the best way to fund buy to let as new tax rules are set to bite on landlord profits. Property...

US House Price Rises Flat For Yet Another Month

House prices in the US are flat again after more than four years of monthly rises, according to the latest data. Both the CoreLogic House...

Pitfalls Of Gifting Property To Children

Families worried about ever increasing house prices and the impact of inheritance tax on their estates often consider gifting property to children. But the rules...

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Struggling Forex Broker Bought Flats With Company Funds

A forex broker whose company was approaching financial meltdown switched £1.05 million from a business account to buy two apartments in Dubai in a...

Stock Markets Slump To Worst Quarter In 37 Years

Stock markets slumped to record losses in the first three mnths of the year due to fears over how coronavirus impacts the world economy...

Operation Airlift Underway For Brits Stranded Abroad

The British government is working with partner airlines to bring thousands of stranded travellers back to the UK. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has set aside...

Expat Landlords Get Buy To Let Mortgage Aid

The financial pain of coronavirus uncertainty for buy to let landlords has been eased by the housing minister. Secretary for Housing Robert Jenrick is extending...

Financial Package On The Way For Self-Employed

Financial support is coming for freelance and self-employed expats who pay their taxes in the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised. In his last...
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