Unexpected holiday home investment hotspots

Over recent years, the abolition of tax relief on mortgage interest, changes to stamp duty and an ever-increasing regulatory burden have seen many (former) buy-to-let landlords looking to diversify their portfolios away from purely residential buy-to-let, some have even exited the residential buy-to-let market completely. While commercial property may seem […]

Considerations for Purchasing a Holiday Home

A personal holiday home may be a faraway dream for some, but for the smart-working individuals, a holiday home is an investment reality and not only offers a personal place to spend time away but can potentially tender a near-immediate return from short and long-term rentals. Buying a holiday home […]

Property Strategies 6: Exceptional Returns from Serviced Accommodation

In this series, we’ve been taking a look at the different strategies that we can pursue in property – and this week, we’re going to think about Serviced Accommodation. To be completely transparent and honest with you, this isn’t something that I personally do myself, however, it is worthwhile thinking […]

Why you should think about using your property as a holiday home

With staycations being more popular than ever before, couples and families are looking to the beautiful areas of the United Kingdom to take their annual holidays. Whilst summer is peak season for these adventures, other special occasions such as Easter and Christmas also invite breaks away. And with holiday makers […]

Furnished Holiday Lettings: Is Your Property Special?

Mark McLaughlin highlights a potential capital gains tax advantage of a qualifying furnished holiday lettings business compared with other property rental businesses. Individual taxpayers who are residential property landlords will be aware that a profit on disposal of a property will normally be subject to capital gains tax (CGT). For […]