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  • Property-a-holics

    Jeremy Corbyn's impact on BTL?

    With the Conservatives intent on self destructing, the possibility of Corbyn being given the keys to No 10 feels an ever increasing possibility.

    We all know he will target Landlords - I would be interested to know your thoughts on what you think may lie ahead should there be a change in government?

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    Thanks Vanessa - I've just read through the comments on the first link and that was enough reading for one day - I now plan to lie down for the remainder of the morning as my head feels somewhat dizzy.

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    I'm not convinced that he will target all landlords.

    As a lodger/resident landlord I anticipate very little change, if any.

    As a commercial/STL landlord I anticipate a rise in business rates and/or council tax, but little more.

    As for leveraged residential landlords... I wouldn't like to even hazard a guess.

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    We'll all be sent to Gulags.

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    Dont be silly! If previous efforts at Socialism has taught us anything, the chances are we'd die from starvation before then.

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    Jeremy Corbyn sounds much scarier than Brexit. If he comes to power then I’m selling!!!

    The two together sounds like Armageddon, I’ll move as well, probably together with another 10 million people ?.

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    You'd only sell if you were able to sell.  The pound would become worthless and the financial services sector would collapse.  Who would be willing and able to buy your properties?

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    Gosh, you are even more pessimistic than me!

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    I have said in a Number of Blogs If I was an expanding Landlord I would not buy until after the Next Election

    I'm in the North so I don't see the PRS in the eyes of a SE Landlord so the effect on the North will not have great effect with a Labour Govt

    What we haven't had we cant miss

    I feel If labour did win the next election we will go back to the 1970s a time I remember well

    Secure Tenancy and  Rent Control will follow and we could go back to the same place we were Pre AST

    For this very reason I think Landlords should diversify now and don't load yourself with BTL Debt

    I think all areas of the PRS would be effected

    be it a personal owner or a Ltd Co owner

    This is the very reason I have been investing away from BTL

    My Back Stop Is to have separate income which I can live on with out property investment

    I think if we had an election it will be the most important election of all time

    every business in the uk has to worry not only BTL

    I think it is folly to rely on one income source in 2018 as you may find the well has dried up with the next Govt especially if its Labour

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    Learn Change and Adapt ?????

    All comments are for casual information purposes only. If you wish to rely on any advice I have given please ensure you obtain independent specialist advice from a third party. No liability is accepted for comments made.


    Hi. You said "separate income which I can live on with out property investment" - What types/ areas of 'investment for income', have you been looking into, or investing in? Thanks.

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