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    • internets
    • By internets 14th Oct 16, 9:43 AM
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    Selling Home + Keeping Part Of Garden?
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    • 14th Oct 16, 9:43 AM
    Selling Home + Keeping Part Of Garden? 14th Oct 16 at 9:43 AM
    Thanks for your replies... selling a home, and keeping a small portion of the garden to live\ build on is possible, i'll let you know if it happens....
    Last edited by internets; 15-10-2016 at 7:25 AM.
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    • davidmcn
    • By davidmcn 14th Oct 16, 10:02 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 10:02 AM
    A new residence of any sort is going to need planning permission. Check local policies (minimum plot sizes etc), this may be a non-starter.
    • Slinky
    • By Slinky 14th Oct 16, 10:18 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 10:18 AM
    Good luck with that. Who's going to want to buy your house and then look at you living in a shed in the garden?
    • internets
    • By internets 14th Oct 16, 10:30 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 10:30 AM
    Good luck with that. Who's going to want to buy your house and then look at you living in a shed in the garden?
    Originally posted by Slinky
    I know. Would be great if it could be a zero contact sale, then we could pretend we've been there for years. Anyway the plot we want to cut off is to the side (no windows), so they wouldn't exactly be getting a show.
    • Bonfire Bride
    • By Bonfire Bride 14th Oct 16, 10:40 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 10:40 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 10:40 AM
    Interesting.


    However, I think you may cut off a lot of potential buyers with this proposal.
    Mummy to 2 little boys born in 2013 & 2015
    House on the market for 19 months ....SOLD! ...complete!
    Natalie
    • tidds
    • By tidds 14th Oct 16, 11:17 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 11:17 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 11:17 AM
    Curious idea. Slicing up land isn't that difficult and has been done. But you'll need to look into the legality and minimum plot size as said. Plus, consider if this is truly the right move for you...
    • G_M
    • By G_M 14th Oct 16, 11:22 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 11:22 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 11:22 AM
    Perfectly straight forward.

    Apply for planning permission.

    Find a buyer for the property and land you wich to sell.

    Split the Title using form TP1.

    Sorted.
    • oystercatcher
    • By oystercatcher 14th Oct 16, 11:25 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 11:25 AM
    Remember all the trouble the travellers near Basildon had a few years ago ? They were doing exactly this but on a larger scale.
    Eventually the bulldozers arrived and won.

    I very much doubt you would get planning permission.
    Last edited by oystercatcher; 14-10-2016 at 11:30 AM.
    • Person_one
    • By Person_one 14th Oct 16, 11:32 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 11:32 AM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 11:32 AM
    So in the midst of a row of detached suburban houses with big gardens, will be a little strip of land with a couple of 'eco-sheds' on it and inhabitants somehow living without power or running water?

    Can't see the council or the neighbours really going for it myself.

    Are you teasing us OP?
    • G_M
    • By G_M 14th Oct 16, 12:17 PM
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    .... even if the council OK'd it, I can't see the rest of the street being content with it at all, neighbours, nagbores...
    Originally posted by internets
    Well you don't seem to really care about the neighbours, so if the council OK it, what's the problem?
    • TBagpuss
    • By TBagpuss 14th Oct 16, 12:18 PM
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    I'd suggest that you stat by getting some advice about the liklihood of being granted planning permission to build on the land (whether an 'eco home' or anything else.

    Then if you are told that it is likely to be grnated, make the application and divide off the bit of land, then when you market the proprty ensure that the agents are aware of which bit you are selling.

    You can then formally split the titles either once PP is granted or as pat of the conveyancing on sale, in which case make sure you use a real solicitor, not a production line conveyancer.
    • internets
    • By internets 14th Oct 16, 12:31 PM
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    Perfectly straight forward.

    Apply for planning permission.

    Find a buyer for the property and land you wich to sell.

    Split the Title using form TP1.

    Sorted.
    Originally posted by G_M
    Thank you. Yes i've been looking into aspects of Title Splitting, the only thing that still confuses me is the question of Capital Gains and whether it would apply to the part sold, it's an overly complicated issue, even the Title Splitting itself can involve several Stamp Duty charges. A lot of it seems to depend on the order in which you split, transfer and sell etc...
    • Cakeguts
    • By Cakeguts 14th Oct 16, 12:31 PM
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    I am not sure what the neighbours are going to think of the composting toilet. Especially when you start to spread the compost.
    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 14th Oct 16, 12:37 PM
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    Are you sure you can live without mains power or running water? How will that work? I can imagine a small generator could provide your power but what about water?
    • csgohan4
    • By csgohan4 14th Oct 16, 12:40 PM
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    Are you sure you can live without mains power or running water? How will that work? I can imagine a small generator could provide your power but what about water?
    Originally posted by fairy lights
    Who said anything about water, he's going to recycle of course. All organic and naturally produced water at source, usually in the mornings
    • internets
    • By internets 14th Oct 16, 12:45 PM
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    Who said anything about water, he's going to recycle of course. All organic and naturally produced water at source, usually in the mornings
    Originally posted by csgohan4
    Yes, lowland spring.
    • G_M
    • By G_M 14th Oct 16, 12:48 PM
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    Thank you. Yes I've been looking into aspects of Title Splitting, the only thing that still confuses me is the question of Capital Gains and whether it would apply to the part sold, ......c...
    Originally posted by internets
    So you don't live in the property at the moment? It's not your main residence?
    • internets
    • By internets 14th Oct 16, 12:57 PM
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    Are you sure you can live without mains power or running water? How will that work? I can imagine a small generator could provide your power but what about water?
    Originally posted by fairy lights
    Yes, water is an issue, we'd have to split the mains somehow prior to selling, however i doubt that's even possible, I think mains water would obviously hinge on the planning outcome.
    Last edited by internets; 14-10-2016 at 1:02 PM.
    • G_M
    • By G_M 14th Oct 16, 1:03 PM
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    Yes, water is an issue, we'd have to split the mains somehow prior to selling, however i doubt that's even possible, I think mains water would obviously hinge on the planning outcome.
    Originally posted by internets


    You really haven't thought this through yet.......
    • internets
    • By internets 14th Oct 16, 1:05 PM
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    You really haven't thought this through yet.......
    Originally posted by G_M
    There's always the rain, this is the UK after all....
    Last edited by internets; 14-10-2016 at 2:40 PM.
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