New second property stamp duty tax
The 2015 Autumn Budget let us all know in no uncertain terms that the current Government is fully prepared to use tax as a weapon of political interference in the property market, with outrageous taxes on second properties. We know that we have x number of people in the UK...
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A boost for the holiday home sector? Mr Osborne’s plans to cut the tax reliefs available in the Buy to Let property market has certainly set tongues wagging amongst existing buy to let landlords and has sent some new potential investors running for the hills. Well there is some good news for property investors, according to a... Continue reading
Managing your holiday let – DIY vs. a Managing Agent If you have just bought your UK holiday home, you may be deciding whether to use a Managing Agent to market and look after your property, or to do it yourself. Here we discuss what you need to consider with each option: DIY you have tighter control over whom you to... Continue reading
Holiday Let Property: Provisions that Make you Stand Out Starting any new business can be an exciting experience, as those that have done so will tell you…usually at length! Of course, if you embark on a new venture, there are going to be times when you wonder why you took on the challenge. Holiday Let Mortgages have put together some... Continue reading
Holiday Let: It is all in the Planning In most cases, those who purchase a Holiday Home that will be used as a Holiday Let investment, do so as a “ business start-up”. Generally, the properties purchased are owner occupied, so have no accounts or pipeline bookings; they are a bricks and mortar only property purchase. The new owner... Continue reading
Holiday Home Finance: Tread Carefully There aren’t many of us that have not thought about buying a second home in the UK, at times. Such purchases are often driven by a visit to a place of outstanding beauty as an adult, or perhaps during a quiet moment’s reminiscence, thinking about those childhood holidays, long... Continue reading
Holiday let property market hots up Summer seems a long way off now, but, as the saying goes, ‘Time Flies’! “One thing is clear, if last summer is anything to go by, the market for Holiday Lets is going to be hot, said David Smith, of DW Smith Letting and Estate Agents, Bristol. “House price increases, in... Continue reading