Changes to cause highest level of intended property sales

One in five landlords plan to reduce their property portfolios this year, according to an industry body. It comes as a raft of government tax changes to curb buy-to-let in the private rented sector in recent years begins to bite, the National Landlords Association says. The withdrawal of mortgage interest relief for higher and additional rate tax payers is making its members more cautious of the future, the NLA data shows.Additionally, the banning of upfront letting fees for tenants has contr...