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Bank of England
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
Interest rates to stay at 0.1%

The Bank of England has decided to keep interest rates at the current level of 0.1%, whilst Brexit talks are ongoing. The vote, which was undertaken by the Monetary Policy Committee, came to this conclusion at their final meeting of 2020.

Financial Support
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
NRLA demands financial support for landlords

The chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) has issued a demand to senior MP’s for financial help, for the private rental sector, in response to the difficulties posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Houses
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
Good news for landlords as rents in England peak

Based on a survey of 436,810 homes, the Valuation Office Agency has released its annual private rental market summary from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020.

Keys
Published: Tuesday 08 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 08 December, 2020
Is there a way to beat the Stamp Duty Holiday deadline?

Landlords keen to utilise a discount on stamp duty, face uncertainty around hitting completion in time. Jorden Abbs, director of sales at Commercial Trust Limited, shares a tactic which could mitigate this risk.

To Let
Published: Tuesday 08 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 08 December, 2020
First-time buyer landlords flourish despite pandemic

Many first-time buyers have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, with rising loan to values and increased difficulty to get on the residential property ladder.

coins
Published: Tuesday 08 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 08 December, 2020
Will the stamp duty holiday be extended?

Debate on whether the stamp duty holiday will be extended is a current hot topic for the industry and for the economy.

UK Government
Published: Tuesday 08 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 08 December, 2020
Landlords feel abandoned by the UK government

In a recent survey conducted by OnePoll, for The Mortgage Lender, it has come to light that 64% of landlords say they haven’t received any financial support due to the pandemic.