In his latest Property Weekly column, estate agent Ian Macklin considers ways of avoiding a stressful experience when moving house.
Investing in your home is a wise way of improving the capital value of your main asset. Whenever you decide to sell, proceeds will be free of any tax unlike ‘buy to let’ properties where there will always be a capital gains tax liability.
It’s been a whirlwind year so far. The market had been steadily improving over the previous couple of years but at the beginning of 2014 it was if a switch had been flicked – almost overnight, the local market became highly active.