UK Property Law

Get UK property law questions answered by Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related UK Property Law Questions
My husband and I are thinking of buying a flat in London for
My husband and I are thinking of buying a flat in London for around 200,000 pounds. We are Australian residents. We plan to rent out the flat. I assume we will have to pay income tax in the UK and cla… read more
Tax Expert
Tax Expert
Tax Consultant
Higher Officer HMRC
9,454 satisfied customers
My daughter is no longer able to return to the uk in the next
My daughter is no longer able to return to the uk in the next 3 years, so would it be best for me to sell this property at an estimated £99k now or hold on to it and let it to a tenant for the next 3 … read more
Tax Expert
Tax Expert
Tax Consultant
Higher Officer HMRC
9,454 satisfied customers
My Dad is a Crown tenant (Duchy of Lancaster). My Mum owns
My Dad is a Crown tenant (Duchy of Lancaster). My Mum owns a property in the local town gifted by my Grandad in 1995. He died in 2003 and the property has been rented out since then. My Dad has so far… read more
Expert
Expert
A few years ago I paid off my mothers mortgage and she transferr
A few years ago I paid off my mother's mortgage and she transferred the deeds of the property to me (with a covenant that I can't sell it while she's alive). I'm concerned that when she passes away an… read more
Tax Expert
Tax Expert
Tax Consultant
Higher Officer HMRC
9,454 satisfied customers
Having sold our property in Portugal in 2002 we kept money
Having sold our property in Portugal in 2002 we kept money in our Portuguese account for CGT for years but in the absence of any such notification gradually transferred it for the renovation of a prop… read more
Expert
Expert
I bought my first property in London in 2010. I lived in it
Hi there, I bought my first property in London in 2010. I lived in it for 2.5 years and have rented it out since then. I have not bought a second property in London / UK since then and the property is… read more
James Mather
James Mather
13,422 satisfied customers
my husband and I are British citizens but non residents living
my husband and I are British citizens but non residents living abroad. We got married in 2011 abroad. My husband owns 2 properties in the UK, one has been rented for many years and the other for 1 yea… read more
Senior Partner
Senior Partner
Bachelor's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
I bought my 4 bed house in November 2006. I plan to sell it
I bought my 4 bed house in November 2006. I plan to sell it in November 2013. For the whole period I have let out 3 of the rooms to friends (at a discounted rent). I have occupied the 4th room for the… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
11,878 satisfied customers
My parents want to raise money from a house they own and is
My parents want to raise money from a house they own and is rented out. This is to fund a venture between my brother and I and them in investing in buy to let properties. (Driven mostly by my father).… read more
James Mather
James Mather
13,422 satisfied customers
My father died in 2010 bequeathing me his house. I have paid
My father died in 2010 bequeathing me his house. I have paid the inheritance tax, in 2011, as his estate was over the threshold. The value of the house has increase by £40k since the district surveyor… read more
UK-Justice
UK-Justice
Master's Degree
11,008 satisfied customers
My ex-wife and I bought a second property in 2007, a cash purchase
My ex-wife and I bought a second property in 2007, a cash purchase of £70000 but it is registered solely in my name. We have since divorced. The courts have agreed a value of £100 000. I have been off… read more
UK-Justice
UK-Justice
Master's Degree
11,008 satisfied customers
The spouse dies, the surviver rents a property and rents the
The spouse dies, the surviver rents a property and rents the former residence to augment his/her pension, what is the CGT position should the surviver sell the former residence?… read more
Tax Expert
Tax Expert
Tax Consultant
Higher Officer HMRC
9,454 satisfied customers
We have a home in Surrey UK which we have never lived in. My
We have a home in Surrey UK which we have never lived in. My sister and her children have occupied the house since the 2001 purchase of the property paying no rent as she had just divorced her husband… read more
Thomas
Thomas
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
1,339 satisfied customers
i inherited my mothers.property april 2008 what capital gains
i inherited my mothers.property april 2008 what capital gains would ther be when i sell if the value barely rises… read more
Thomas
Thomas
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
1,339 satisfied customers
My mother owns her property free and clear and the deed is
My mother owns her property free and clear and the deed is in her name. She would like to transfer said deed into her daughters names for a nominal amount if necessary, so they jointly own the house, … read more
Clare
Clare
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
1,329 satisfied customers
Thank you for your reply of yesterday. Can we ask for clarificati
Thank you for your reply of yesterday. Can we ask for clarification on one point relating to Capital Gains Tax? HMRC website seems to suggest that when gifting a property to, say, our son we would be … read more
Expert
Expert
LIVING WITH MY PARTNER FOR 20 YRS AND WE ARE NOW SPLITING UP
LIVING WITH MY PARTNER FOR 20 YRS AND WE ARE NOW SPLITING UP AS PART OF MY SETTLEMENT THERE IS A PROPERTY IN HIS SOLE NAME WHICH IS TO XXXXX JOINT NAMES AND THE MORTGAGE WILL ALSO BE CONVERTED INTO JO… read more
Tax Expert
Tax Expert
Tax Consultant
Higher Officer HMRC
9,454 satisfied customers
I currently have 1 property as a buy to let and a second property
I currently have 1 property as a buy to let and a second property with a standard mortgage. I am in a position to buy a third property and would like advice on what tax structurewould best suit these … read more
Expert
Expert

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

A quick response, a succinct and helpful answer in simple English. I believe I can now confront the counter party with confidence -- worth the 30 bucks!

RickLeeds, UK

I did not know a French Law service existed and I was very impressed with the speed of reply --- very professional. Many thanks!

Ms. BakerAlfafar, Spain

Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great!

MaggieUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Aston Lawyer

Aston Lawyer

Property Solicitor

1,742 satisfied customers

LLB(HONS) 23 years of experience in dealing with Conveyancing and Property Law

Thomas

Thomas

Lawyer

1,339 satisfied customers

BA (Hons), PgDip, Practising Solicitor

Clare

Clare

Solicitor

1,329 satisfied customers

25 years exeperience

INC

INC

Solicitor-Advocate

816 satisfied customers

LL.B, Pg.Dip, LL.M, M.B.A (Pending), Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)

Alex J.

Alex J.

Law

447 satisfied customers

LPC, 2 Years Conveyancing

Buachaill

Buachaill

Barrister

282 satisfied customers

Barrister 17 years experience

Matt J

Matt J

Solicitor

216 satisfied customers

LLB(HONS)

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x