Buying the Freehold of a Flat

If you are fed up with paying ground rent on your flat, you could consider buying the freehold. This would mean you own both the property and the land on which it is built, giving you total control. Leasehold and freehold explained If you are not too sure what we mean by this, then let us explain. ... Read More >>

Selling a Property with Tenants in Situ

If you want to sell your rental property, you have two options available – sell with vacant possession, or sell with the tenants in situ. Selling with vacant possession Selling with vacant possession means that the property is empty on completion day. The tenants have been given notice, moved out ... Read More >>

Taxes for Unmarried Couples

Married couples enjoy greater tax benefits than unmarried couples. If you are cohabiting – meaning you live together but you are not married or in a civil partnership – you might want to explore this in greater detail. There may be ways of limiting your tax liabilities. Or you may even decide that ... Read More >>

Buying a Property and Stamp Duty Land Tax

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is the tax payable when you buy a property or piece of land. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property, and whether you are an individual, a company or an investor. Buying a property as an individual Currently in England, if you and any other joint owners ... Read More >>