Does buy-to-let still add up?

This week marked the introduction of profound changes to the taxation of buy-to-let investments, leaving landlords scrambling to protect themselves from higher tax bills. On Thursday buy-to-let investors became unable to offset all their mortgage interest against their profits. Within three years none of the interest will be tax-deductible.

Early Repayment Charges (ERCs) if you are still tied into your existing buy to let mortgage. finance costs incurred by the limited company when taking out a new buy to let mortgage. It’s worth reiterating that everybody’s circumstances are unique, so do seek the advice of a qualified accountant to find out if incorporating you portfolio is the best strategy for you.

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Mortgage rates at record lows are helping buy-to-let investors make deals stack up. But beware low rates. One day they must rise and you need to know your investment can stand that test.

Choosing the right buy-to-let property. Resale property is generally bigger and cheaper to buy than new build. Be wary of buying into a block of flats with many other buy to let investors. Too many flats to let at the same time, means rents could fall or worse still, voids. It can also make selling harder.

Is buy to let a good investment? With rental incomes steadily increasing over recent years letting out a property can be a good way to bring in a regular income. If you can find the right property and the right mortgage it is possible to make a rental yield of around 5 – 10% depending on where you’re based.

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Wait until 2019 if you want a buy-to-let property. At the same time their Direct ISA will have its interest rate cut from 1.25 per cent to 1 per cent, and if you have an investment account with them (which has nothing to do with investment) you are about to see a cut from 0.75 per cent to 0.45 per cent.

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