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Have you reviewed your rents for your Clapham & Brixton Investments?

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It's nice to hear that rents are rising of course - this article found its way to my inbox: http://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/667849/Rents-rise-uk-new-landlord-stamp-duty-tax-takes-effect and I thought I'd take a moment to write to you to let you know what you can do to improve your property investment returns in light of this news that new taxation istaking effect and rents are rising.
I had predicted this would happen to a great extent once the tax returns for would be filed at the end of the 2017 tax year (mortgage interest relief is reduced in 2017), but it seems however that many investors are upping their rents due to the increased costs in the rental sector. It's therefore important that you take advantage of increasing rental prices also, even if you haven't bought recently - here's the how and why.
Recent changes: 3% stamp duty surcharge on second homes (so basically any investment property) - this adds a whopping 3% to the purchase price, wh…