Platinum Property Partners

Platinum Property Partners

Judicial Review of Section 24 – Tenant Tax | Fundraising deadline extended

04 May, 20160 Comments
A record-breaking crowd-funding campaign which has seen £100,000 raised since the start of 2016, to fund a Judicial Review of Section 24, has now been extended until the end of June. Steve Bolton, Founder and Chairman of Platinum Property Partners (Platinum), and fellow landlord Chris Cooper, are calling on all landlords, tenants, letting agents and others who
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Judicial Review of Section 24 – Tenant Tax | Another £50K raised in two weeks

28 April, 20161 Comments
Following a record-breaking crowd-funding campaign, which saw £50,000 raised in just eight days, to launch a legal case against the Government on ‘ludicrous’ buy-to-let tax relief changes, the co-claimants have now completed phase two in just two weeks! Steve Bolton, Founder and Chairman of Platinum Property Partners (Platinum), and fellow landlord Chris Cooper, are calling
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Why now IS a good time to start your own property business

10 January, 20160 Comments
Ongoing media and think-tank campaigns talk mostly of greedy landlords, substandard property and how the growth of the private rented sector is the main catalyst for rising house prices - therefore pushing home ownership further out of reach for 'generation rent'. It can be argued that such negative perceptions have been one of the driving forces behind the latest attacks on landlords - the proposed reduction in tax relief and increased regulation such as the Right to Rent scheme. It can be argued that such negative perceptions have been one of the driving forces behind the latest attacks on landlords - the proposed reduction in tax relief and increased regulation such as the Right to Rent scheme. However, the majority of articles fail to highlight the enormous benefits of investing in buy-to-let property despite a potential rise in costs and tax bills on the horizon. Investing in buy-to-let property is an excellent way to generate long-term returns. It can give you an income now, boost your pension pot for the future, benefit from capital appreciation over time and provide a tangible legacy that you can leave to your loved ones. - See more at:
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One way to retire before the age of 55

04 January, 20160 Comments
For a long time, Simon Whelan had planned on retiring by the time he was 55, but at 53 he still had no strategy for achieving this goal. He’d already taken the step to improve his work life balance by setting up his own business as a construction consultant, but needed to find a way of generating an alternative income within the next two
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Yet another blow to amateur buy-to-let investors

31 December, 20150 Comments
George Osborne last week announced in his Spending Review and Autumn Statement that he is introducing an additional 3% to the existing rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on purchases of additional residential properties, such as buy-to-lets and second homes from 1st April
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