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If I transfer a property to my son without payment, will we still be liable for stamp duty?


Transferring property to a family member One of the most frequently asked questions that The BLA members ask our Landlord Advice line is about transferring property to a family member. As many landlords know the tax rules have changed and new ones continue to pound landlords. Q. I own a property with my son jointly owned with him, the property …

Can you avoid paying the full penalty for not protecting the deposit?

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Some landlords wrongly think that if they have breached deposit legislation they have to pay 3 times the value of the deposit taken in compensation. This is not the case as demonstrated by Okadigbo & Anor v Chan & Anor [2014] EWHC 4729 (QB) Since changes made by the Localism Act 2011 section 214 Housing Act 2004 which now provides that where …

A Guide To Investing In Semi-Commercial Property


Semi-Commercial Property Investment As landlords are squeezed more and more by rising interest rates and tightening yields, many are turning to semi-commercial property as an attractive alternative. Higher yielding property investments will always be popular, and understanding the opportunity to increase returns by investing in mixed-use property can pay serious dividends. This guide will break down what mixed-use property is, …

3 Things To Know About Construction Loans

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Construction Loans & Mortgages Building your dream home isn’t easy. You work diligently, save money, and explore cities until you discover the ideal neighbourhood. Finally, you decide on the location of your home and the interior and exterior designs. But how do you build your dream home? A construction loan can help you build a new house or renovate an …

UK Property prices during Russia and Ukraine war

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Russia & Ukraine war – how will this affect the property prices? With drastic changes and unprecedented events taking place daily worldwide, the UK’s economy and its related markets are currently being tossed on a reasonably wild tide.  But what does this mean for landlords? What will be the impact on buy to let mortgages and rental rates? In this …

Here Are 5 Types of Loans to Help Grow Your Business Effectively


Types of funding options for landlords Understand Business Loans to Support & Grow Your Business Cash Flow Businesses require substantial capital to finance startup costs or accomplish sufficient goals. As a result, companies apply for business loans to gain financial assistance. A business loan is a financial obligation that the organization must repay according to its terms. To satisfy lenders, …

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