In this guide we will explore the legal and financial structure of a limited company (SPV) that is set-up to purchase an investment property.
The limited company owns the property
When purchasing a property for investment purpose through a limited company (an SPV), the legal owner will be that company. It will appear on all the deeds and documents relating to the property at the land registry.
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In this guide we explore the differences between buying an investment property in your own name and through a limited company known as a Special Purpose Vehicle (or SPV).
(N.B: The terms limited company and SPV are used interchangeably in this guide as an SPV is the type of limited company commonly used in this context).