What’s next for the Property Market? RICS Property Chart Book Q2

Hello Everyone Covered in this quarter’s chart book are: Business caution visible in Capex Trend Hiring continues to grow strongly Bank of England sends warning shot Uncertainty slows activity in commercial real estate Little near term relief in residential Construction workloads being led by housing Businesses are currently showing reluctance to commit to long term[…]

To MEES, to you…

Will new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) affect the balance between Landlords and Tenants? By Jamie Chamberlain, Business Development Manager The general rule, is that landlords will not be able to let a property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of F or less with effect from 1st April 2018. The Minimum Energy Efficiency[…]

Stamp Duty Land Tax for Enveloped Dwellings

Considerations when purchasing properties into a corporate entity In 2013, the Government introduced a new tax on properties owned by ‘non-natural persons’; in other words, under corporate structures.  The tax, known as the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED), is paid every year regardless of whether any income is derived from the property. In addition[…]