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The “To Let” signs could soon say “For Sale”

The past year has dealt several blows to property investors. A 3% stamp-duty surcharge on the purchase of second homes has already kicked in. Tax relief on mortgage interest will start to be scaled back from next April (see below). And landlords looking to remortgage their rental properties will also find lenders have tightened their criteria. All told, the glory days of buy-to-let appear to be behind us. While some [...]