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How to avoid inheritance tax on property

7 Ways to Avoid Inheritance Tax on Your Property

Whether you are looking at how to avoid inheritance tax on property that’s your main residence, or you are a buy to let landlord seeking out tax mitigating strategies for your property portfolio, this article is for you. Join us as we share seven ways to reduce your IHT liability, so that your beneficiaries can enjoy more of your estate when the time comes.

May 22, 2024

How to avoid paying tax on rental income

How to Reduce Your Rental Property Tax Bill

Being a landlord has its merits, and can be profitable if approached in the right way. For those looking to maximise their rental property earnings, there are various strategies that can help, including taking advantage of legal ways to reduce your tax bill. In this post we’ll be looking at how to avoid paying tax on rental income, courtesy of a series of actionable, allowable strategies that every landlord can implement.

April 28, 2024

What is a house in multiple occupation?

What is a House in Multiple Occupation, and do I Need a Licence for one?

If you’re a landlord who lets your property to several tenants who are not members of the same family, it may be classed as a ‘House in Multiple Occupation’ (HMO), and additional regulations may apply. In this post, we will uncover how to ascertain what is a house in multiple occupation, and answer the question ‘Do I need an HMO licence?’.

March 27, 2024

How to find out who owns a property or land?

How to Find the Owner of any UK Property?

If you’re a property investor and you’re actively building your portfolio, you’re probably always on the lookout for suitable properties. At some point, you may wish to find out who owns a particular property or piece of land. In this post, we’ll be running through all your options to do just that.

March 14, 2024

Is guaranteed rent worth it?

Is Guaranteed Rent Worth it?

The world of property management is filled with uncertainties and risks. As a landlord, you must attempt to secure new tenants, ensure rent is paid on time, and deal with property maintenance and tenant queries. Guaranteed rent schemes have become popular as a way to overcome and mitigate some of these risks for landlords. But are rent guarantee schemes worth it?

February 29, 2024

Rent property to council

Rent Your Property to the Council

As landlords constantly seek ways to maximise returns whilst minimising risks, one avenue gaining popularity is renting your property to the council through guaranteed rent schemes. This innovative approach not only ensures a consistent stream of income, but also contributes significantly to addressing the housing crisis and supporting families in need of social housing.

February 14, 2024

Rent to rent

What is Rent to Rent?

In the dynamic and fast-moving world of real estate, property owners are constantly exploring innovative ways to optimise their rental income and ensure steady returns on their investments. One strategy gaining popularity is rent to rent. In this post, we’ll explore the concept of rent to rent, examining how it works and the benefits it can bring for landlords.

January 30, 2024

How long do landlords have to fix problems?

How Long do Landlords Have to Fix Problems?

How long does a landlord have to fix something in a rental property is a question that often turns into a bone of contention between UK landlords and tenants. In this post we will take a deep dive into the subject of UK private landlord repair obligations, including how long landlords have to fix problems and the difference between urgent and non-urgent repairs.

December 27, 2023

How much rent should I charge?

How Much Rent Should I Charge?

Perhaps one of the most important questions new landlords ask is “how much rent should I charge?” It’s a good point, and raises several factors which need to be taken into account to give a full answer.

November 26, 2023

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