Buy to Let Opportunities, Lincoln House

2016 Predictions: The Impact of New Stamp Duty Rates

Last Autumn the Chancellor announced new plans for a 3% increase on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for those buying Buy to Let properties or second homes in England. With the finer details not set to be revealed until the next Budget in March, but the measures still coming into play from April 2016, here, we reveal how the Sales...

The Tower at Night Time

What makes a good Buy-to-Let in Prime London?

This April, new rates will come into play for Stamp Duty Land Tax on any English property that is purchased as a second home, or as a Buy-to-Let.  This follows an announcement by the Chancellor George Osborne in the Autumn Statement, although final details on the changes are expected to be released in the coming weeks, with a certainty that...

Right to Rent 2016

New Right to Rent Checks

On 1st February 2016, a new Right to Rent legislation came into effect that will impact landlords of private residential properties in England.  Called ‘Right to Rent’ it places a new responsibility on landlords, or their instructed agents, to carry out a series of checks to ensure any tenants aged 18 or over, starting a tenancy on or after 1st...

Harrods Travel App Spring 2016 Competition

Harrods Travel - New Competition

Download the new digital edition of Harrods Travel in the Harrods app and enter the exclusive competition to win a £16,000 luxury holiday for two, including Business Class flights with Qatar Airways, to the five-star Amilla Fushi resort in the Maldives.* In this issue of Harrods Travel, the team travels near as well as far, from checking out some of...

St Edmunds Terrace Spa

Healthy Homes for 2016

As 2016 gets underway, some might be undertaking some new resolutions – perhaps to start afresh with a luxury new home in the capital, while others may be looking to improve their fitness.  We’ve therefore seized the chance to explore opportunities to combine both goals – by presenting a selection of properties on the market that come with enviable fitness suites...

Collier House Penthouse Terrace, view of Knightsbridge

Christmas Home Security Tips

The festive season is upon us and this means that in the week ahead, many people will be planning trips and getaways to visit loved ones, or perhaps to jet off to see in the New Year somewhere special. With all the excitement of packing bags and loading cars, it’s even more essential to remember to run though a security...