Maximise Tax Relief When ‘Doing Up’ Your Buy-To-Let

Sarah Bradford explores the tax reliefs on offer when renovating a buy-to-let property. Buying a property to renovate and then let out, can be an attractive proposition, particularly where the buyer has the skills to undertake a lot of the work him or herself. However, while the aim is to […]

A Tale Of Two Townhouses And Pre-Letting Refurbishment

The two case studies in this article compare and contrast the following typical scenarios when buying a new rental property: Charles’ townhouse was formerly occupied by a couple who did little maintenance: although it is technically habitable, it will require a programme of updating before he is happy to let […]

Case Study: £78,000 renovation profit in three months

Sean Bates’ renovation company stands to make a profit of over £78,000 on his latest property. The project has come in pretty much on budget and on time. And no, we’re not talking multi-million pound houses, here. This is a four bedroom Victorian semi in West Berkshire bought initially for […]