Helen James

Registered with Property118.com
Friday 20th May 2016

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 3

Helen James

22:22 PM, 4th May 2017, About 4 years ago

The best strategy if you're planning to sell some properties to pay down debt

But won't there be CGT to pay when a person sells properties to their company?... Read More

Helen James

12:59 PM, 26th August 2016, About 5 years ago

Really worried and looking to sell ASAP

I must admit I'm getting pretty much fed up with the continual 'landlord bashing' that is going on at the moment. I have a couple of properties with very long term good tenants - 6 years plus - who are very happy and who have made their homes in them and want to stay for many more years which I would have been happy with but for all the negativity around being a landlord. I'm very seriously considering selling up, taking the money and investing in funds/shares instead. I think it will be just as or more profitable and definitely a lot less hassle. A very big shame for all the fantastic tenants out there who will lose their long term homes and will have to take their luck at the back of an already very long queue at their local council offices for a house, and for those people that choose to rent in areas that they work in, on a shorter term basis but what can you do. There is only so much 'bashing' that landlords can take!... Read More

Helen James

15:41 PM, 20th May 2016, About 5 years ago

Second property Stamp duty Just because we live together?

I'm not sure the answer given is correct, the original post does not seem to be married or in a civil partnership (yet) - so surely he is correct in saying that his girlfriend, who does not own a property, can buy a property without paying the extra stamp duty. The examples given only cover married couples of civil partnership couples - is how I read it!... Read More