Property, Neighbours and landlord

Leasehold Property

This factsheet relates to owner-occupied long leasehold properties, not properties which are tenanted. A leasehold property can be a house but is more commonly a flat. The flat can be purpose built...

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

In this factsheet we set out how Capital Gains Tax (CGT) works and when it may apply. We deal with many calls about CGT. Callers are naturally concerned that it may apply when selling an asset,...

Inheritance Tax (IHT)

Inheritance tax (IHT) is a popular subject with callers to our tax line. Whether you are looking to protect your assets to benefit future generations, help your children get on the property ladder...

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

In this factsheet we set out how Capital Gains Tax (CGT) works and when it may apply. We deal with many calls about CGT. Callers are naturally concerned that it may apply when selling an asset,...

Inheritance Tax (IHT)

Inheritance tax (IHT) is a popular subject with callers to our tax line. Whether you are looking to protect your assets to benefit future generations, help your children get on the property ladder...

Dealing with Builders

We frequently speak to callers who are unhappy with a builder or other tradesman and the standard of their work. Problems with builders experienced by our callers include: the builder does not turn...

“No-Fault” eviction (Section 21) for landlords

You must follow a regulated process in order to evict a tenant occupying a property on an assured shorthold tenancy. If you don’t follow the correct procedures, you may liable for an unlawful...

Rent Arrears Eviction – Section 8 Notice for landlords

We talk to many landlords who are experiencing problems with tenants and who may wish to evict a tenant due to breaches of the tenancy agreement. To evict a tenant for a breach of the tenancy,...

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

In this factsheet we set out how Capital Gains Tax (CGT) works and when it may apply. We deal with many calls about CGT. Callers are naturally concerned that it may apply when selling an asset,...

Dealing with Builders

We frequently speak to callers who are unhappy with a builder or other tradesman and the standard of their work. Problems with builders experienced by our callers include: the builder does not turn...

Neighbours

Disputes with neighbours are tricky because you cannot escape the conflict when they are living close by or perhaps even next door to you. In this factsheet we look at common causes of disputes...

Being a tenant

Types of tenancy There has been a significant increase in the availability of private rented property over the last few years and therefore an increase in the number of tenants and landlords. As a...

Being a landlord – Possession Proceedings

If your tenant has not vacated the property at the end of the time specified in either the section 21 or section 8 notice, you will need to start possession proceedings recover the premises. If you...

Being a landlord

Types of tenancy There has been a significant increase in the availability of private rented property over the last few years and therefore an increase in the number of private tenants and landlords...

Inheritance Tax (IHT)

Inheritance tax (IHT) is a popular subject with callers to our tax line. Whether you are looking to protect your assets to benefit future generations, help your children get on the property ladder...