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Government’s Incentive For Landlords Must Be Met With Caution

By | 2010-12-10T14:01:50+00:00 December 10th, 2010|Company News, Uncategorized|

The approach that the Government are now taking to offer private sector landlords the option to choose to receive Local Housing Allowance directly if they reduce their rents, must be met with caution, especially as it is only a temporary agreement and not a permanent return to direct payments. On the one hand, as landlords [...]

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How Long Does it Take to Establish a Property as Your “Main Residence”?

By | 2010-12-10T14:00:32+00:00 December 10th, 2010|Company News, Uncategorized|

One of the most frequently questions a tax adviser gets asked is “how long do I have to live in a property before HMRC will accept that it is my “main residence” and thus exempt from capital gains tax when I sell it?” The question is fair but the answer is difficult… Example My own [...]

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Hamilton Fraser Launches New Landlord Insurance Brand

By | 2010-12-10T13:59:01+00:00 December 10th, 2010|Company News, Uncategorized|

This month sees the launch of Total Landlord Insurance, a brand new buy-to-let insurance offering brought to you by leading landlord insurance experts, Hamilton Fraser Insurance. Total Landlord Insurance recognises that not all Landlords are the same, which is why they have created two new insurance products so landlords can choose the policy that suits them. The [...]

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