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14:42 PM, 17th January 2020
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This is PART TWO of the video we launched this time last week. In this video, Ranjan Bhattacharya and Mark Smith discuss a number of  strategies you can read about in greater detail by clicking on the cards at the bottom of this page, including:- Washing out CGT to enable better strategic decisions to be made on which properties to trade or retain Capital Account Restructuring to enable Directors Loan Accounts to exist post incorporation IHT planning benefits ass
9:48 AM, 16th January 2020
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Following the General Election result, the UK housing market has seen a lift in sentiment, according to the December 2019 RICS Residential Market Survey. Sales expectations have risen sharply, and a number of other key activity metrics have turned positive for the first time in several months. In the lettings market, tenant demand (non-seasonally adjusted monthly series) picked-up modestly over the survey period. Meanwhile, landlord instructions remained very much in decline, with
9:25 AM, 16th January 2020
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Is Class 4 NIC due on a UK property tax return? I know this question was asked only last year by Benj, and in spite of having read all the replies (and links), I cannot understand why I cannot seem to remove the class 4 contribution calculation from my tax assessment this year. It was not generated on my 2017/18 return. I am not employed. I am not involved in any other business trade or profession. I only receive rental income from my former residence and 1 other from inheritance.
8:57 AM, 16th January 2020
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I know that if I sell a property (never lived in it) to my son for what I paid for which was £49k and it is worth £175k that it will be treated as a gift and as such Capital Gains Tax (CGT) will be payable and IHT will also come into it. However, if I sell it to a friend for £49k who is no relation to me at all (and I understand the risk of him then owning it, so do not need this pointing out) is it still treated the same for CGT purposes as being sold under value? The frien
16:39 PM, 15th January 2020
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14:01 PM, 15th January 2020
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11:27 AM, 15th January 2020
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Courts across London are failing to cope with the volume of landlord repossession cases they are hearing. New figures show the average length of time from a claim from a landlord in London to a court issuing an order for a property to be repossessed for legitimate reasons is 30 weeks....
10:39 AM, 15th January 2020
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If you rent out a house as a whole (and not by room) is there an ‘official’/universal minimum agreement on size of a bedroom? Does a bedroom have to be upstairs ? (ie of there is a second reception room that could be used as a bedroom...
8:59 AM, 15th January 2020
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The Ministry of Housing Communities and local government has written draft legislation proposed to come into force 1st April 2020 titled ‘The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020’ Click here. Landlords will need to ensure that the electrical safety standards are met  and ensure every electrical installation is inspected and tested at regular intervals of no more than 5 year by a qualified person First inspection and testing must be carried out before the tenancy commences or by 1st April 2021 in relation to an existing specified tenancy....
0:01 AM, 15th January 2020
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Responding to new research published by Shelter today, the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) says that no one should feel ill or stressed as a result of their housing situation, whether that it is in the private or social rented sectors or in the home ownership market....

Berkshire Meeting Monday 20th January 2020

Property Investors Network

Maidenhead

January 20th @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Why Are You Paying Too Much Property Tax? – Myth Busting Session with Mark Smith

Andrew Roberts

Rugby

January 20th @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

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Cheltenham Meeting Tuesday 21st January 2020

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Cheltenham

January 21st @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Nottingham Meeting Tuesday 21st January 2020

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Nottingham

January 21st @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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