Landlords should be spared any new tax and regulation changes after a “weak start” to 2017 for the UK buy-to-let sector, lenders say.

Buy-to-let investors have faced a stamp duty surcharge, tax relief changes and stricter affordability checks. Continue reading ..

Barking and Dagenham offers some of the best value housing in London, including some prime investment opportunities.

With excellent transport connections, including Tube and Overground services as well as convenient access to the M25 and easy access to London City, Gatwick and Southend Airports, Barking and Dagenham is well connected. And transport links are only set to improve with the arrival of the Elizabeth Line (Crossrail), which is set to link Chadwell Heath with Heathrow in under an hour.

With easy access into Central London not only does the Borough attract Professional tenants with the affordable monthly rental prices, it also incorporates an ample offering of Primary and Secondary schools making it a great placement for family living.

The good news does not end there. Over the next two decades, plans are in place to build more than 35,000 new homes and this is expected to general as many as 10,000 new jobs.

All in all, things are looking up in Barking and Dagenham.