Landlords’ Barometer – #62: Eye-watering tax effectively charged to landlords will be 66%

Welcome to another edition of the Landlords Barometer, bringing you all the action from the Property Tribes forum:

1. Effective tax rate of 66% for landlords

New research by This is Money for the Mail On-line suggests that this is the eye-watering about of tax landlords will have to pay when mortgage interest relief changes come into full effect.

2. Futurist landlord thinking

I dusted off my crystal ball to find out the strategies that landlords will have to consider implementing now, if they want to remain ahead of the property curve.

3. Nine reasons why Section 24 will be reversed

I share my reasons why this pernicious tax will have to be reversed, as happened in Ireland.

4. I have £180K to invest in property – what are my options?

Newcomer landlord wants to know how best to spend his windfall.

5. The true agenda behind Shelter’s “No DSS” campaign 

Housing commentator spills the beans on why Shelter are attacking private landlords over not allowing DSS tenants.

6. Concern over investors being sold HMO “dream”

Following the “fire-starter” article in Property Industry Eye, we host landlord reactions and also travel to Newcastle-under-Lyme to interview the author, Bill Rockett of Rockett Home Rentals.

Video of the month
I talk to Semsettin of Zanoply about exploring planning gain and permissions

Event news:

The Property Investor Show at Excel in London on October 5 and 6.
Over 6,000 property investors and landlords have already registered to attend this FREE event.

The new Landlord Investment Show Awards have been launched.
Connect with the very best in the industry at the National LIS Awards on Thursday 15th November at the Grosvenor House, London, 6pm – 12.30am

Thank you for reading my column and hope to meet you somewhere down the property trail!

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