She did live here briefly but that will not help significantly. What I need to know is whether it can be argued that she held the property in trust for me.
I an sorry to have to tell Keith you that if it were in trust then the CGT liability would merely fall on the trust whose Annual Exempt Amount (AEA) (which can be used to offset the gain in CGT) is GBP 5550 whilst an individual's AEA is 11.1K. You are well and truly caught by Benjamin Franklin"s dictum that in life there are but two certainties, death and taxes.
So sorry to have to rain on your parade. The period in which your daughter was in residence plus the last 18 months of ownership will reduce the tax due, but not significantly. Regards Keith