60% of landlords believe new tax changes will affect them

The majority of landlords believe that they will feel the impact of changes to income tax relief and stricter affordability checks, leading many to look to incorporate as limited companies in order to manage the changes. 

The Property Investor Survey, conducted by Mortgages for Businesses, also revealed that five year fixed rate mortgages were proving the most popular for commercial buy-to-let landlords, as part of an attempt to establish certainty of cash flow following a turbulent year, and amid growing speculation about the rise in interest rates and inflation in 2018.

To find out how landlords are responding to the changes, see this article in the Property Reporter