ATED is a tax payable by companies, partnerships or trusts that own high value residential property in the UK (currently properties of a value of £2m or more). Tax is paid on the value of the property, based on a banding system. ATED applies to all residential properties (‘dwellings’), which includes mixed-use properties with residential parts; and…

Under the Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 you may have to pay Capital Gains Tax if you make a profit (‘gain’) when you sell property that is not your main home. At LBB our experienced valuers can help you work out your ‘gain’ for tax purposes. Your gain is usually the difference between what…

Property ownership can contain many pitfalls and obtaining good, professional advice on a building’s condition, value, lease or title arrangements is essential. So as you avoid costly mistakes and make the best of your property, we are able to provide expert and thoroughly professional advice. Our Chartered Surveyors are RICS Registered Valuers. We offer advice…

This is the tax that is paid on the ‘estate’. That is the property left by somebody upon their death. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) state that you need to value the property (‘the estate’) of someone who has died before you can get the legal right to deal with the estate (known as ‘grant…

Unfortunately disputes between landlords, tenants, managing agents or neighbours can sometimes arise. When they do they can easily escalate leading to potentially expensive and time consuming litigation. At LBB we have a number of Chartered Surveyors who have considerable experience and expertise in dealing with property related disputes. John Byers and Justin Bennett deal with…

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