Landlords are getting a double whammy according to Kate Faulkner

  There was an interesting interview on BBC Breakfast this morning with Kate Faulkner about rental property shortage, Section 24 and other tax restrictions. 2 million extra households will be needed by those looking to rent by 2025 and according to RICS a lot of rental properties are owned by private landlords who have 1 or 2 extra houses.  There is currently not enough supply for the demand. The interview discusses the extra 3% stamp duty introduced in April 2016 and the fact that this morning Estate Agents are reporting a 60% drop in buy to let sales since the introduction of this extra tax. Kate Faulkner discussed how landlords are being beaten up – they're seen as greedy landlords, but they're actually just delivering a service. As well as the stamp duty, there is a general increase in taxes.  A landlord can currently deduct the mortgage interest off the rent....
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What advice would you give a new landlord?

Since the introduction of TV programmes such as ‘Homes Under the Hammer’ and ‘Property Ladder’ the number of individuals who have ventured into the buy-to-let industry has boomed.
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When property investing goes wrong - BPM slides

  Thanks to Juswant and Sylvia from the Berkshire Property Meet for sharing the recent presentation by Paul Shamplina and Kate Faulkner. You can download the slides by clicking here. The slides are really interesting to take a look at. The presentation covered the following areas: What property investment is all about What happens when it goes wrong Who is behind the property investment industry Property Facts vs. Sales Fiction Critical success factors: how they can also cause your portfolio to fail Hope you find them useful.
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Landlord Action and Kate Faulkner team up for a seminar on the possibilities and pitfalls of buy to let

On Thursday 21st April 2011, Landlord Action, an organisation specialising in tenant eviction, and property expert and Director of Designs on Property, Kate Faulkner, will be joining forces to deliver a seminar on the possibilities and pitfalls of buy to let investments. The one day event will be held at the Holiday Inn, Kensington Forum, London.
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2011 said to be a good year to become a buy to let landlord

Landlords may be pleased to hear it has been claimed now is a good time to invest in property.
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