How DO I get that 5% VAT rate …

One of the most common FAQs about VAT and renovations is how exactly you get the reduced rate on construction work. What if your contractor…

The Disaster of DIY Wills

A few weeks ago I was one of the guest speakers at the Property Developer’s Academy (PDA) training day in Birmingham. I always enjoy speaking…

Renovation: Hybrid Heating

Alastair Lovell from off-grid heating specialists Calor discusses the benefits of hybrid heating systems that blend renewables with LPG. When renovating a home, the dependability…

Renovation: Before you buy that project

Selecting the right area for your Renovation project Depending on what you want to do with your renovation project when it is completed. will depend…

Using Contractors? Are you covered?

Understanding the legal compliance around renovation projects can prevent the project from turning into a lengthy and costly court case. When conducting renovation projects the…

Renovations and the 5% VAT rate

The most common misunderstanding about VAT and renovations is when the 5% rate applies, so I thought that I’d try to clear up the confusion.…