How To Avoid Garden Maintenance Disputes With Your Tenants

With the pandemic causing a surge in demand for properties with gardens across the UK, data from experts at Paving Direct shows having a garden adds 25% more to the average letting price. According to the data, the most expensive gardens in the UK are in Bath where their backyards add over […]

What tenants want – Three tips to help landlords attract good tenants

The UK property market can seem a contradictory place. On the one hand, there’s clearly a shortage of residential property and that definitely includes rental property. On the other hand, even in the most buoyant markets, landlords are still in competition with each other for the best tenants. With that […]

IHT And Severing Joint Tenancies – Prove It!

Mark McLaughlin highlights a recent case illustrating the importance of being able to demonstrate that a joint tenancy of property has been severed. Joint asset ownership (e.g. in a property) is an important issue for inheritance tax (IHT) and estate planning purposes, particularly between married couples and civil partners. The […]