Leasehold
Housing and Property Mortgages

Leaseholds reforms aim to simplify much-criticised laws

Reforms to make the process of purchasing or extending a leasehold on a property “easier, cheaper and quicker” have been unveiled by the Law Commission as part of a government-commissioned review. The plans strengthen the rights of leaseholders seeking to buy their freehold or extend their lease, potentially saving them time and money. A unified […]

Landlords want to sell because of tax changes
Business Mortgages Taxes

Landlords planning to sell property hits 10-year high because of tax changes, research finds

The number of landlords planning to reduce the volume of properties across their portfolios has hit a 10-year high – a trend which the National Landlords Association’s attributes to tax changes. The Government has unveiled a series of policies to curb buy-to-let activity in the private rented sector. These include the withdrawal of mortgage interest […]