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The Autumn Budget and Housing

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Budget unveiled a range of measures to boost housing and devolution. Devolution The Chancellor confirmed a £1.7bn “Transforming Cities Fund”, with half the cash going to the metro mayors and the rest open to competition and announced further measures for more devolution to the West Midlands, alongside a deal for …

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Tax pressures on Landlords

As tax pressures on landlords continue to increase many are looking for ways to reduce their liability. We are not accountants so we urge all landlords (or prospective landlords), whatever their situation to talk to their accountant – this article offers general information only. Section 24 Firstly, a reminder that the biggest tax pressures on …

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New Rules for Portfolio Landlords

Phase 1 of the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) changes to buy-to-let mortgage lending were introduced in January 2017 and introduced stricter affordability tests, including a stress test on interest rate rises, for buy-to-let landlords. Now, the industry is preparing for Phase 2 which is targeting new rules for Portfolio Landlords. (Portfolio landlords …

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Property remains a viable investment

Despite the doom and gloom amongst some landlords about whether property remains a viable investment there remain several reasons why landlords can continue to generate wealth through property. Here are some of the main reasons why property remains a viable investment. Rents are predicted to continue to rise There are many variable predictions about the future …

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New Website

New Website Launched

We have launched our new website at  https://source.investments/ Since our inception Source Property Investment has gone from strength to strength finding, buying and letting new properties for existing and first-time landlords. Our strategy of providing a personal service for a select group of investors remains unchanged. We are not aiming at the mass market but instead …

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Safest Investments for Retirement & Cash Funds in Property

Investing retirement cash funds

For those many people who have been lucky enough to have either retired or will soon be retiring with a good value pension there is a dilemma about investing retirement cash funds. Typically, up to a quarter of the overall pension entitlement can be commuted for a tax-free cash sum.  For some this will be used to pay off outstanding …

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Optimistic property prediction

Latest research from Barclays Bank gives an optimistic property prediction of the housing market over the next five years. The bank is predicting that prices across the UK will rise by 6.1 per cent by the end of 2021 – with significantly higher increases in some locations. The research uses factors including rental trends, employment levels …

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