The Pros and Cons of Buying a Listed Building

January 10th, 2020

Listed properties make up some of the country’s oldest buildings, from a range of historical and architectural periods. If a building is listed, it must be protected from inappropriate alterations that may […]

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Full Building Surveys – Be Aware of Problem Garden Plants

January 07th, 2020

A well-kept garden is an attractive proposition for any would-be homebuyer, with studies estimating that it can add thousands of pounds to the asking price. However, purchasers do need to be wary […]

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The Different Challenges of Buying to Renovate

January 03rd, 2020

TV shows like Property Ladder and Homes Under the Hammer have contributed to a huge rise in the number of people who renovate a home and then either sell it or rent […]

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Top Tips on Identifying Different Types of Damp

September 19th, 2019

Damp is a problem which can affect all types of properties, but particularly period homes. It looks unsightly and can lead to health problems such as allergies, asthma and other respiratory illnesses. […]

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The Pros and Cons of Buying a ‘Nearly-New’ Home

September 12th, 2019

Many people dream of owning their own home – and in many cases it is a new-build property. But are nearly-new houses and flats which have been built in the last few […]

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How An Independent Chartered Surveyor Can Help You

September 05th, 2019

An independent chartered surveyor is an essential part of the homebuying process. These surveyors represent you and not the lender, so they always have your interests at heart. However, they can also […]

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