Sign in Sign up
01603 741900
info@gracecharlesinvestments.com
Norwich City FC Logo Official property investment partners
of Norwich City Football Club

News

Social landlord generates £2bn for Scottish economy

So they are building Social Housing somewhere in the country.
The complete transformation of social housing in Scotland’s largest city under Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) has boosted the Scottish economy by £2 billion and supported thousands of job…

Selling property without paying CGT

Two scenarios regularly pitched to me during tax planning consultations are:-
1) We want to sell some of our properties which are low yielding and replace them with higher yielding properties.
2) We have been considering selling some of our properties …

Evicting an intermitant paying tenant now on SPT?

I’m a newbie to the letting game and would welcome advice from some seasoned members. I have a tenant who has run up non payment of rent to the tune of over a £1200.
She was a no problem for 6 months of her short hold tenancy agreement
The post E…

Freezing housing market looking negative or flat – RICS

The UK housing market ended 2018 on a weak note with uncertainty still biting, alongside continuing lack of stock and affordability issues, according to the December 2018 UK Residential Market Survey. Key activity indicators continued to slip in Decemb…

Nottingham to use data modelling to target ‘rogue’ landlords

Nottingham council and its controversial selective licensing scheme, which our own Mick Roberts is battling, are to introduce a data modelling system targeting and prioritising unlicensed landlords to penalise.
With the chaotic, expensive, complicated,…

Your Invitation to Brentwood Property Investment Seminar 20th Feb

We are delighted to be holding our next Property Investment Seminar on Wednesday 20th February 2019 in Brentwood, Essex. We would really love to have you join us!
The seminar will be presented by one of the Directors of PIP
The post Your Invitation to …

Your Invitation to Brentwood Property Investment Seminar 20th Feb

We are delighted to be holding our next Property Investment Seminar on Wednesday 20th February 2019 in Brentwood, Essex. We would really love to have you join us!
The seminar will be presented by one of the Directors of PIP
The post Your Invitation to …

BEST PRACTICE – letter template to go with eviction notices

Did you know that legislation exists to ensure that tenants are treated by Council’s as being at risk of homelessness when a valid Section 21 notice is served, NOT when a court order is made, and certainly before bailiffs are appointed?
The post BEST P…

Access after section 8/abandonment

Hi, My tenant stopped paying rent and didn’t respond when I chased this. I served both a s8 notice and a s21 notice. The s8 notice period passed. The tenant then confirmed that she would pay but subsequently didn’t.
The tenant then said that she would …

Brexit uncertainty good news for landlords??

HOMELET, the country’s leading tenant referencing and specialist insurance provider, holds the UK’s largest and most up-to-date pool of data on agreed rental price trends, based on newly agreed tenancies. Chief executive Martin Totty sets out his views…

HS2 Compulsory Purchase – Have you received your payment?

As most of you may know, HS2 has compulsory purchased many properties in London and the surrounding areas in which the new rail line is to be built.
We have a property that we have sold to them under the compulsory purchase demand however
The post HS2 …

Ban on Lettings Fees to commence June 1st

The Tenants Fees Bill 2017 – 2019, click here, has been confirmed by government to commence on June 1st this year. Bill sponsor Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (image right) announced the start date at the third reading in the House of Lords and said:…

Is Class 4 NIC due on a UK property tax return?

Completing a self assessment tax return for filing this January with only the UK Property page, no employment, no self employment. The summary tax calculation is now including Class 4 NICs at 9% of the profit on the tax calculation summary page.
The po…

£2.4m for government crackdown on irresposible landlords

More than 50 councils across the country will share nearly £2.4 million of extra funding to crack down on rogue landlords, Housing Minister Heather Wheeler has announced in the government press release below:
Whilst the majority of landlords provide de…

Only £100 compensation offered by Redress scheme?

I have let my flat via a London letting agent. They produced a very good Reference Report on a tenant through a Referencing Agent. The tenant paid for 6 months and then lost employment and hasn’t paid since.
We are taking the tenant to possession…

Get the latest info on all of our latest property releases
01603 741900
info@gracecharlesinvestments.com