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Overseas Landlords get your property valued now! Capital Gains tax Loophole closed as of 6th April 2015

The British government is closing a tax loophole for overseas residents who will pay capital gains tax for the first from April 6, 2015 when they sell a home in the UK.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Posted in: Landlords Tenants

Continued Increase In Deposit Disputes

The 2014 TDS Review showed that cleaning was yet again the most common cause of deposit dispute for the fourth year running with damages coming in at a close second.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Landlords fined for failing to repair property

It seems that there are more and more reports in the news of landlord’s being fined and even banned completely for ‘squalid conditions’ in their properties, lack of adherence to the required legal documentation to let a property and lack of required maintenance.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Green Party Launch their Housing Policy

The Green Party have chosen Oxford to launch their policy document on Housing last night.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

"Back of a Fag Packet Policy"?

One of the less publicised proposals of what has been a broadly welcomed budget is one to remove impediments to subletting.

Friday, March 20, 2015
Posted in: Other

Housing Manifesto 2015

NAEA and ARLA launched the 2015 Housing Manifesto at the third consecutive NAEA conference, ‘Agents of Change’ on Tuesday 23rd February 2015.

Friday, March 06, 2015

Buy-to-let landlord? Don’t forget your January tax return

There’s more to being a landlord than collecting rental payments and deposits.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Tax Efficient Conveyancing for Property Buyers and Sellers

Many of the members questions posted on the forums at Property118 are about buying, selling and owning properties in the most tax efficient manner.

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Stamp Duty Changes; Implications for Investors

On the face of it, the changes to SDLT in yesterdays Autumn Statement will be good news for all buyers of property under £925k and this should have benefits for clients looking to invest in Oxford.

Thursday, December 04, 2014
Posted in: Other

Trends in Residential Property

There can be little doubt that the reality of the systemic undersupply of residential property in the UK has changed the landscape of Tenure for the foreseeable future.

Friday, November 07, 2014

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