Mark Alexander

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Declarations Of Trust

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What I like best about Property118 Landlord Insurance is the price and efficiency at the point of renewal. I've only made two claims, one of which was for substantial fire damage. Both were handled very efficiently.

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 11380

Mark Alexander

7:19 AM, 17th November 2020
About 3 weeks ago

CGT REVIEW proposals discussion recorded Live on YouTube

Reply to the comment left by Chris Novice Shark Bait at 16/11/2020 - 11:21
I don't recall seeing anything in the proposals mentioning that, so I think rolled over capital gains will still be fine to use.... Read More

Mark Alexander

17:55 PM, 5th November 2020
About 4 weeks ago

I am a 40% taxpayer and my partner 0%

You cannot split the rental income in a different proportion to the ownership of the property unless you first form a Partnership or a Smart Property Company structure.

I suggest the latter - see >>>

If anybody suggests a Declaration of Trust to split income say 99:1 in favour of your girlfriend, please note that the ownership of the property will also be split in that proportion. That would require you to take a huge risk, because if you ever split up, she will own 99% of the property and you will own just 1%.

Building a rental property business is just like building a property in that, if you don't get your foundations right you could face big problems down the line.... Read More

Mark Alexander

11:16 AM, 3rd November 2020
About a month ago

Research into sustainability at lowest end of the Private Rented Sector

I see two Property118 Member's have already beat me to it to make their submissions. Thank you Dean and and Daniel L. I am extremely hopeful the professors' see a huge response from Property118 Members'.... Read More

Mark Alexander

8:47 AM, 20th October 2020
About 2 months ago

British Ex-Pat Bank Accounts to be CLOSED

Reply to the comment left by Christopher Farrell at 20/10/2020 - 08:40 are making headway with this and hoping to have the service operational this year. They are in Alpha testing at this stage.... Read More

Mark Alexander

22:36 PM, 19th October 2020
About 2 months ago