Meaning of - "Having lived in a house that was a BTL"

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    Meaning of - "Having lived in a house that was a BTL"

    Sorry I'm new to BTL , currently buying a property to let out after the death of my 37 yr old wife from cancer, so sorry if this is a commonly answered question.

    What defines "having lived in a house that was a BTL" is it being registered to vote there? Bills in your name etc? how do they know?

    #2
    If you mean for PPR, it's a matter of fact, you either live somewhere or you don't.
    There's no hard set of rules - but HMRC may require you to prove it.

    Why do you ask?
    When I post, I am expressing an opinion - feel free to disagree, I have been wrong before.
    Please don't act on my suggestions without checking with a grown-up (ideally some kind of expert).

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      #3
      No, you have to physically live there as your only main residence. DVLA, HMRC LA Bank papers should all be addressed there.
      Why do you ask this. It is a B2L not a home for you. Regards Peter

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        #4
        I just wondered as I'd seen it mentioned in posts from people with a number of properties , yes this will be a long term BTL for us and my kids, no chance of us ever living there , I have finally got our main house extended and completed so all the kids have their own rooms. The BTL house is a small 3 bed.

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          #5
          I am very sorry to hear of your loss.

          I think we are struggling to understand the question, though (or your reason for asking it). Please could you explain the context aa bit more (e.g. who is asking whether you have ever lived in a BTL or not?)
          'Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation fo the first link on one memorable day'. Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

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