Is property ownership fading as an investor safe haven?
UK property ownership has traditionally been seen as a safe investment asset in a world of disappearing pensions and low interest rates.
Whatever the implications for offshore investors or home buyers, there are now a significant number of different taxes to take into account when you are thinking of investing in a property other than your main home. To read more on why taxation of residential property has become a ‘playground’ for the government, head to Spear's Wealth Management Magazine.
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