Private landlords SELLING rental property after tax changes for buy to let investors

In their monthly report, RICS point to 22 per cent of their membership observing a drop-off in landlords advertising rental properties to let in their area, and highlight that reducing numbers of private rental stock is a direct result of taxation changes for buy to let investors, leading to smaller scale landlords exiting the sector.  Meanwhile, tenant demand continues to increase in most of the UK, leading to upwards pressure on rents.   In fact, RICS anticipate that this shortage could create a rise of two per cent on the…

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Stacey Solomon net worth: Loose Women star and singer is worth this much in 2018

Stacey Solomon, 28, first appeared on Briton’s screens back in 2009, when she won came in third place on the X Factor. Despite coming in behind Olly Murs and Joe McElderry, the singer stole the nation’s hearts, releasing her debut album “Shy” shortly after in 2011. Since then she has become a household name, releasing Christmas singles, appearing on television adverts and becoming a panellist on ITV’s Loose Women. With so many accomplishments and a lucrative career under her belt, how much is the former X-Factor star worth? Stacey auctioned…

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A star in stripes… park welcomes baby zebra | Nature | News

Keeper Vicky Barsham, from the West Midlands Safari Park, near Kidderminster, said: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome our first ever baby Grevy’s zebra to the park.  “Akuna is already proving to be a very attentive and caring mother.  “The foal is doing really well – she’s very active, enjoying dust baths and running around the safari.” She continued: “West Midland Safari Park is very pleased to be taking part in such an important conservation breeding programme. “In the wild, the recent ‘Great Grévy Rally’ showed that although there is…

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11 Foods You Should Never Try To Cook In An Instant Pot

The Instant Pot is arguably the greatest kitchen appliance of all time. Anyone who doesn’t believe that can fight me … except for world champion boxer/kitchen appliance pitchman George Foreman. The reason the electronic multi-cooker is so popular is because of its versatility, enabling you to use it as everything from a rice cooker to a yogurt maker to a pressure cooker. One slight hiccup: It doesn’t cook everything perfectly. So how do you know what to throw in the Instant Pot and what to prepare elsewhere? You have to…

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Real Madrid transfer news: Modric plan prepared to prevent Inter move | Football | Sport

That’s according to Marca, following Inter Milan’s interest in Modric. The Croatian midfielder has been targeted by the Serie A giants in recent weeks with a lucrative €10million-a-year (£9m) contract offer supposedly lined up. Inter’s offer is believed to include two years at Jiangsu Suning with the Chinese Super League club belonging to the same owners as the Italian outfit. Modric is recognised as one of the best midfielders in the world, if not the best, having been awarded the Golden Ball at the recent World Cup in recognition of…

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