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Hi. Ive recently had a house built on the back garden of my

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Hi. I've recently had a house built on the back garden of my main home. I am looking to rent out this new build rather than sell it. Is it, therefore, necessary to get property deeds drawn up for this new house or can I just leave it to be covered by the deeds of the existing property?



Thanks for your quesiton.

I assume that you will be renting the property out on short term assured shorthold tenancy agreements. If this is the case then there is no requirement for you to apply to the land registry in order to have the property registered separately to your main home.


Were you to sell the property (or grant a very long lease) then you would have to register it separately.


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