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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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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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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Property buyers are more committed to sales, despite fears of gazumping

27 Jan 2020

New data from independent home buyer, Quick Move Now has revealed that property buyers remained committed to a sale, as just a quarter of house sales in England and Wales fell through before completion last year. This figure is lower than in previous years, although in the final quarter of the year the rate did […]

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Study reveals the best buy-to-let locations in the UK

06 Nov 2019

A new report form lettings platform, Howsy, has looked at where in the UK is currently the best place to invest in a buy-to-let to gain the best return during these uncertain times. The firm looked at where the home with the highest rental yields and found that Glasgow is the best spot for a […]

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Next year sees fundamental changes to taxation on the sale of a home

06 Nov 2019

From 6 April 2020 the rules surrounding capital gains on a current or former main residence are changing and it may mean that you have to pay tax on the sale of your property even if it is or has been your own residence. After this date, fundamental changes to how Capital Gains reliefs are […]

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New Stamp Duty charge could confuse buyers, says tax body

02 Jul 2019

A new Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge could risk further confusing the public and those involved in property transactions, according to a leading tax body. They have warned the Government following their proposal to add a one per cent Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge on non-UK residents purchasing residential property in England and […]

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Study finds that the buy-to-let market contributes £16.1 billion a year to the UK economy

02 Jul 2019

A new report has revealed that landlords in the UK’s buy-to-let market contribute around £16.1 billion to the nation’s economy in pre-tax spending. The study, conducted by specialist lender Kent Reliance, says that this figure is double the amount the sector contributed a decade ago. The ‘Buy to Let Britain’ report showed that the average […]

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