Category: Property services

UK house prices hit significant record


According to the UK’s largest mortgage lender, Halifax, house prices in the UK hit a significant record during August but, the yearly growth pace in property values slowed.

Preparing for the end of the Stamp Duty Holiday


Introduced in July 2020, the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Holiday has helped hundreds of homeowners and investors to reduce the cost of purchasing a new property. However, the higher SDLT thresholds will change from…

Government extends ban on commercial evictions until March 2022


The Treasury has reassured many distressed business owners by confirming that a moratorium on commercial evictions introduced in April 2020 will now be extended for another year. The ban, introduced more than a year ago,…

Tax saving strategies for landlords


Putting together an efficient tax strategy should be a no-brainer for buy-to-let landlords seeking to maximise their income. It may not be quite as glamorous as hunting down the perfect property, but when it comes…

New Residential Property Developer Tax “likely to be introduced in 2022”


A new residential property tax could be levied on developers in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, it has been revealed.

The deadline for 2021/22 annual ATED compliance is approaching


For companies that hold residential property with a market value of more than £500,000, the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) deadline is approaching. ATED returns or relief declaration returns for 2021/22 should be submitted…

Commercial Property: New rental valuation scheme to help commercial landlords ahead of ‘Revaluation 2023’


A new rental valuation scheme will help reduce administration for commercial property landlords and businesses with a large property portfolio, the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has announced.

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…