Inheritance tax can cost your loved ones hundreds of thousands in the event of your death, yet it's possible to legally avoid huge amounts of it, or possibly pay nothing at all.
This quick guide will help you understand, calculate and avoid inheritance tax.
In This Guide
What is inheritance ta...
By October 2015, landlords of non-HMO properties will be required to supply and fit (as a minimum) battery operated smoke alarms within each landing/escape route of rental property.
Owners of HMO's are already required to provide adequate fire precautions.
New Fire & Safety Regs For Landlo...
Lets dive into the world of social media - the who's who of people you have probably seen around the social media-sphere, while demonstrating their expertise in property and others who you might just be hearing about for the first time. This list is in no particular order!
HomeLet have released their Rental Index for Britain and Northern Ireland. Similar to Rightmove's House Price Index, the report covers recent rental increases and decreases.
Lets cover some key points:
Rents rose across 11 of 12 regions in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland...
Jonathan answers a question emailed in regarding pulling out of a property sale and if it's possible.
Can you pull out of a property sale if you have already made an offer?
Can I Pull Out Of A Property Sale?
In England and Wales it's perfectly possible to pull out of a property sale,...
On the 30th of April we saw the Land Registry publish their house price index. They have released encouraging news for UK home owners. Repossessions are down across the board!
Monthly Repossession Volume
The above graphic shows the monthly repossession volume in England and Wa...
From April 2014 to April 2015 sellers using House Buy Fast's (HBF) unique quick sale method have saved themselves a staggering £619,000 - and that's just the start.
The research makes depressing reading for the Nation's Estate Agents who have lost an estimated £312,000 in commission...
The cost of selling and moving home is going to take a large portion out of your total budget for buying another home. The more accurately you can estimate this figure, the better.
Within this guide we'll cover all the costs you could encounter and give you some hints and tips to keep the cost do...
You need to apply for an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) before you put your home on the market and you can be fined if you don't get an EPC when you need one.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an energy performance certificate?
When do I need an energy performance certifica...
Released originally by The Property Ombudsman, we've taken their top tips for house sellers and organised it in a neat graphic for you!
In a quick house sale, a business (provider) offers to buy the property or find a third party buyer very quickly. In return, the seller usually accepts a 'below...