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.

Who owns the property when held in an SPV?

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.

A company is a legal entity in it’s own right and as such has the right to enter into contracts and obtain finance just like an individual can. it can also sue or be sued. …


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