Tag Archives: Houses

2015 new Capital Gains Tax Rules for Non-Resident UK Property Owners

From 6th April 2015 we see the introduction of new Capital Gains Tax Rules for Non-Resident UK Property Owners. Although it has been public knowledge for a while, in just over two weeks’ time the Government is introducing new rules … Continue reading

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Property market 2015 preview – What effect will the General Election and recent Stamp Duty changes have?

If you’ve got it, don’t flaunt it in 2015. That’s the message circulating at the top end of the prime property market on the run-up to one of the longest, and strangest, pre-election campaigns in history, the outcome of which … Continue reading

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New UK stamp duty rates subdue sentiment in high value home markets

Prime London house prices rose by an average of 2.6% in 2014, but for the first time since the credit crunch the UK’s prime regional markets marginally outperformed the capital with growth averaging 3.2%. According to the latest analysis from … Continue reading

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UK Mansion Tax Status as at October 2014

There has been much talk about the so-called “Mansion Tax” but a distinct lack of clarity with regard to detail. This paper sets out what is known and what the implications would be if it were to be implemented. The … Continue reading

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Million pound plus home sales reach record high in the UK

The number of property sales worth at least a million pounds in the UK is at a record high, according to latest research from Lloyds Bank. There were 6,143 million pound property sales in the country in the first half … Continue reading

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Hampshire’s country houses set the pace

A flurry of desirable historic properties has fuelled a lively spring for the county. ‘We are back to a shortage of prime Country properties for sale in Hampshire and The New Forest which is again leaving many buyers frustrated as … Continue reading

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London ripple boosts UK country house sales

Prime UK country house prices rose for the sixth consecutive quarter between April and June. Prime UK country house prices (£2m+) in England rose by 1.1% in the second quarter of 2014, taking the annual increase in prices to 5.2% … Continue reading

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