Property market activity well-above-average

02 Oct 2020

A clever ‘sentiment tracker’ created by PropTech supplier Yomdel has shown that current activity in the rental market is well-above average, despite the challenges the sector faces. The company publishes a weekly tracker index based on average rental market activity and pricing in the 62-week period before the late March 2020 lockdown began. It does […]

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Property sector – Key steps to managing cash flow

02 Oct 2020

Landlords are facing an extremely uncertain period due to the economic difficulties created by the Coronavirus pandemic, with many experiencing a reduction in income and difficulties with cash flow. To help individuals and businesses within the property sector that are facing cash flow issues, we have highlighted some methods that can help with their recovery. […]

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Housing sales grow to record high on the back of SDLT holiday

02 Oct 2020

The impact of the Chancellor’s Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday is already being felt, according to Rightmove’s latest House Price Index. The online estate and letting agencies latest report shows that the number of agreed sales in August was up by 38 per cent on the previous year, and 20 per cent higher than the […]

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Time to incorporate your property portfolio?

02 Oct 2020

During the Summer Economic Update, the Chancellor announced a temporary increase in the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDT) threshold, effectively eliminating the tax paid altogether on a large proportion of property purchases under £500,000. Before the rules change, the threshold at which a person purchasing property became liable for SDLT was £125,000. Between 8 July […]

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Commercial property: Retail rental arrears could rise to £2 billion after third-quarter payment deadline

30 Sep 2020

According to research, retail rent arrears could total over £2 billion following the third-quarter payment deadline this week.  

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Government announces new stamp duty rates for non-residents from April 2021

29 Jul 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced new rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for non-residents from 1 April 2021.

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COVID-19: Government set to introduce Stamp Duty holiday

07 Jul 2020

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is set to announce the introduction of a Stamp Duty holiday in his summer statement on Wednesday 8 July 2020.

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Government to relax rule for stamp duty surcharge for exceptional circumstances relating to COVID-19

15 Jun 2020

The Government is relaxing Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge in exceptional circumstances where a property could not be sold due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rule change to shorten tax deadline for property sellers

30 Jan 2020

Experts are warning that buy-to-let landlords and other property owners are at risk of financial penalties due to an obscure change to tax rules.

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First quarter of 2020 suggests confidence has returned to UK property market

27 Jan 2020

After months of languishing under Brexit uncertainty, the latest studies into the UK property market suggest that it is beginning to rebound once again. New figures from home moving service provider, reallymoving, has revealed that annual growth in average house prices in England and Wales will remain in positive territory during the first three months […]

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