Category: Property services

Commercial property: Demand for industrial and logistics space continues to grow


Demand for industrial and logistics space has continued its upward trajectory over the past 12 months, despite the challenges faced by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest research.

Property: House prices reduce in October before a spike in November as market hots up ahead of stamp duty holiday deadline


House prices reduced from record highs in October, before a 1.2 per cent increase in November as people look to complete property transactions before the end of the stamp duty holiday in March 2021, according…

Coronavirus: Experts are ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the future of the commercial property sector


Experts believe that the UK commercial property may be over the worst of the impact felt by the coronavirus pandemic, stating that there are reasons for cautious optimism in the sector.

Accountants warn that “sudden and dramatic” changes to Capital Gains Tax could distort taxpayers’ behaviour and affect the housing market


St Albans-based accountancy firm, WMT Chartered Accountants, has warned that changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) recommended to Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, by the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) could distort taxpayers’ behaviour and affect the…

Residential property sellers face more tax changes


Changes to the capital gains tax regime on the disposal of residential property could increase your tax liability and reduce the time you have available to pay it. Sales of residential property that complete on…

More tax changes for non-resident UK property owners


Non-resident individuals and non-resident companies and their shareholders face a raft of new changes that will bring nearly all UK property – whether residential or commercial, held personally or indirectly, such as via limited company…

Landlord tax errors – don’t fall foul


A recent survey carried out by a local authority indicated that almost half of landlords had not registered for self-assessment. At a time when local authorities are experiencing severe cuts, unpaid tax on this scale,…

Why are many now considering a buy-to-let mortgage?


Growing house prices, low interest rates and the new changes to pensions have lead to an increasing number of people to consider buy-to-let as an investment option. Here are some of the reasons why many…

House prices on the rise


UK house prices increased by 5.5% in the year to April 2015. In England, these increases were driven by an annual increase in the East (9.6%) and the South East (8.4%). Those holding residential property…