Step 1 - Setting Up Your Limited Company

Congratulations on starting your journey as an independent real estate agent with PropertyLoop! One of the first crucial steps to kickstart your business is to set up your limited company. Don't worry; we're here to guide you through the process. Here's a quick and easy breakdown of what you need to do:

  1. Choose a Company Name: Select a unique and suitable name for your company. Ensure it aligns with your brand and is not already registered by another business.

  2. Register with Companies House: Visit the Companies House website ( to register your limited company online. You'll need to provide some essential details, such as your company name, business address, and details of company directors and shareholders.

  3. Appoint a Director: As an agent, you will likely be the director of your company. Make sure you understand the responsibilities and legal obligations that come with this role.

  4. Obtain a Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR): Once registered with Companies House, your company will automatically be registered for corporation tax. You will receive a UTR from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for tax purposes.

  5. Tax and Accounting Considerations: Familiarise yourself with the tax and accounting requirements for running a limited company. It's advisable to seek advice from an accountant to ensure compliance.

Remember, setting up your limited company is a crucial step in establishing your real estate business. If you encounter any challenges or need further guidance, don't hesitate to reach out to our support team.

Best of luck with your new venture!