Renovation: Cooking On Gas

Rural renovators often choose restoration projects based on their beautiful countryside setting, as they offer an idyllic escape from hectic urban life. But you may…

An introduction to the property tax environment

Hello again! The dominant feature in UK property taxation since Spring 2012 has been one of change, change, change.  I’ve considered some major developments here,…

Renovation: What sort of work qualifies for …

So you’ve got a letter from the Empty Property Officer confirming that the property hasn’t been occupied during the past couple of years.   You’re probably…

VAT: What does the 2 year rule mean?

One of the conditions to qualify for reduced rated renovations and alterations on residential property is that the property must have been unoccupied for the…

Buy to Let – Assured Shorthold Tenancies and …

I have the pleasure of being able to work in Chester city centre which has many architecturally interesting old and new properties, many of which…

Oil in Top 3 Items for Rural Property …

Now Autumn is upon us and the leaves are falling off the trees, we’ve all noticed that the colder weather has started to creep in.…