Happy Customers

"We’ve recently had our 2nd child and so decided that we needed to upsize both house and garden to accommodate our growing family. Having come across National Homebuyers website and reading the positive testimonials and reviews; we decided to make and enquiry and see if it was a service that would assist us. From the […]"

Mr G, Great Sankey

"Carol Bailey has been really amazing from start to finish in the whole home selling deal. she was our main port of call throughout the process. They as National Home buyers did exactly what they promised to do valued the property at a fair price. we agreed and kept there promise and time scale though […]"

Mrs. H, Devon

Capital gains tax avoidance measures not worth the trouble

Many individuals choose to invest in the property market with the idea of letting out a flat, house or other building; however, many have concerns about minimising or eliminating capital gain tax. This tax, which pertains to investment property, is quite important to keep in mind.

Some individuals who buy a new property choose to live there for a period of time before putting it on the market once again. This is done as part of a sincere effort to avoid capital gain tax liability. In order for a residence to be exempt, the owner must actually inhabit it. This requires having necessary post, such as bank and electoral information, sent to the property’s address. There are a few work-related exceptions, which should be discussed with a solicitor.

Suffice it to say, it is quite unwise for a property owner to pretend to live at one of their investment properties. This sort of thing is typically found out quite easily. One hypothetical question that was posed to an expert recently involved whether a person who resided with a partner could use their investment property’s address to establish residency. The expert advised against this, citing the fact that tax officials become suspicious of such things quite easily. The overall advice, for those who must let property for income, is not to use deceptive means to avoid paying taxes for, in the end, capital gains tax avoidance is simply not worth the effort.

National Homebuyers – We Buy Any House

homebuyer man with guaranteeNational Homebuyers are a UK based property buyer who really do buy any house or property! In fact we will buy anything, absolutely anything! Whether it is a house, flat or bungalow we will buy it!

If you are looking for a fast house sale then we are here to help you. Our team of property experts are always on hand to share their expertise with you and help you achieve you aim of selling your house fast in a time scale that suits you and not us. So if you want a sell house fast service then give us a call on 08000 443 911.

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