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Is Tenants In Common Still Valid
Most people own property under ‘joint tenants’. You are a tenant of the Queen but most people are joint tenants under Freehold title i.e. you don’t pay any ground ...
Lettings Relief For Property Capital Gains Tax
Rent a Room Relief – rent a room/rent a share of your main home = Rental income up to £7,500 pa is income tax free
Let’s say you rent a ...
Capital Gains Tax Principle Private Residence Relief Final Period Exemption
Principle Private Residence (PPR) relief for capital gains tax on residential property is given based upon the total period of ownership that you occupy the property as your main ...
Is Capital Gains Tax Paid When Gifting Property
Just because you are gifting a property rather than selling it does not mean that capital gains tax does not apply. Capital gains tax may be payable when you ...
Is Stamp Duty Paid When Gifting Property
Stamp duty is not payable when gifting a property when there is no mortgage on it.
Stamp duty is payable by the receiver of the gift when the property has ...
Rent Out Home Capital Gains Tax Changes 2020
Capital Gains Tax (CGT) - Private Residence Relief and Changes to Ancillary Relief from April 2020.
No CGT if main residence and still liv in it.
No CGT if main residence ...
Save Invest Rent Or Buy Home
The question of whether should save, invest and rent or buy a home i.e. rent v buy is best answered by the following:
The UK population is projected to increase ...
Buying a Share of Partners Home
Buying A Share Of Partners Home:
No Mortgage: Buying a share = transfer between spouses so no stamp duty
Mortgage: Buying/Taking on a share and both property equity and mortgage ...
EPC Rating May Affect Property Saleability And Mortgage Availability
A 'think tank' has called upon a Government Select Committee of MPs to ban mortgages on properties with low Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ratings of F and G. They ...
Land Title Dispute Or Conflicting Entry
Freehold and Leasehold title disputes and conflict of entries. HM Land Registry will not give advice or formal leag advice but will give a definitive answer as to who ...
Land Registry Deed Search
Land Registry Search Online: or simply search for "Land Registry Search" to search for extracts of Deeds, Plans and Flood Reports.
These are not full copies but extracts from the ...
Can I Rent Out My Home The Risks
Can I Rent Out My Home? We explain the risks and what to watch out for that you may not have thought of such as mortgages, insurance, business rates ...
Buying Property For Relatives
There is no law to stop you buying a property for a relative to live in. However, if you need a mortgage to buy the property, either a residential ...
Empty Commercial the Housing Crisis Answer
We explore the changes in the empty high street and how this commercial property, in part, help the residential housing crisis....
Furnished Holiday Let versus Buy To Let
Is furnished holiday let (FHL) property investment the new buy to let property boom? We compare holiday lets to residential buy to let, you may be surprised by the ...
Energy Performance Certificate EPC Landlord Rules 2018
Are you a landlord? Is your EPC compliant for both domestic and non-domestic property? We take a look at the new Energy Performance Certificate EPC Rules 2018 that affect ...
Should I Postpone Buying Property
Video explores the issues surrounding a slow down of the UK economy, whether property prices will fall and whether you should buy now, sell now or postpone buying property....
Time To Buy Or Sell Property Investments
Is it the right time to buy or sell residential property or commercial property investment?...
Pension Can Have A Mortgage to Buy Property
Video: Did you know your pension fund can have a mortgage in its own name to buy commercial property?...
Tenants In Common Form A Restriction
Video explores property ownership under Tenants in Common Form A Restriction and the words "No disposition by a sole proprietor of the registered estate" to protect you....
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