John Goodall

John Goodall (pictured) is chief executive of specialist buy-to-let lender Landbay As Budget day closes in, the rumour mill is in full swing. Is ‘Spreadsheet…

As the Bank of England prepares for what many expect to be the first interest rate rise in a decade, the historic decision could prove to be the starting gun for a more rapid increase in rents.

Rumours of increasing the stamp duty threshold from its base at £125,000 would also help those struggling to get their foot on the housing ladder.

The bell has tolled for buy-to-let lending as we know it.