Buy to let has dominated the specialist lending headlines this year, as new Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) rules took effect.
Clarification from Precise and Clydesdale positions on stress tests were huge points of interest, as well as warnings for brokers to tidy up landlord tax affairs.
However, topping the list of biggest stories of 2017 was the news that Together founder Henry Moser tumbled 12 places down the UK rich list to 209th – clearly, the broker community feels for you, Henry.
Together founder Henry Moser falls 12 places on UK Rich List
Precise Mortgages offers bespoke buy-to-let stress test
Clydesdale confirms position on BTL stress test calculation
‘Remortgage now’ advisers tell portfolio landlords ahead of PRA changes
Joint borrower, sole proprietor model useful for BTL tax efficiency – analysis
Portfolio landlord change significant – Shawbrook
BM Solutions boss answers questions over limited company BTL launch
Limited company BTL applications surge as tax relief cut looms
TSLE17: Tidy up landlord tax affairs or risk criminal prosecution, brokers warned
Hammond’s pop at Ltd Co tax wrappers may spell more upset for BTL
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