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5 Projects You Can Do Without Planning Permission

March 2, 2020 5:23 pm

Planning permission can be a very time-consuming and costly process. Delays are common and there is no guarantee that you will receive permission to go ahead with your plans. However, for those of you looking to refurbish an existing building, you may be surprised to learn that there are quite a few changes you can…

5 Things You Should Know Before Investing in Property

February 14, 2020 1:25 pm

Property investment is a tough business. Get it right and you can be very profitable, however get it wrong and the results can have severe consequences on your finances. Many beginners underestimate the time, money, effort and research it takes in order to be a successful property developer. To help give you a better idea…

How to Make a Traditional Property More Modern

January 8, 2020 12:00 pm

Both traditional and modern homes have their pros and cons and they both appeal to different buyers. However, there are ways to combine the two styles and incorporate modern elements into your traditional home. This will not only help to make your home more desirable to potential buyers, but it will also help to improve…

3 Ways to Make Your Home Exterior More Attractive to Buyers

December 4, 2019 4:38 pm

When preparing your home to sell, it is important to get it looking at its best. Buyers will first see your home’s exterior, so this is usually the best to place to start making improvements. There are some really easy ways to improve the outside appearance of your home, which can help you to sell…

Do I Need Planning Permission for an Outbuilding?

November 4, 2019 8:55 am

There are lots of reasons why a person or family might want to build an outbuilding. Maybe they want a home office or perhaps a games room for the kids to hang out. Other types of outbuildings include sheds, kennels, sauna cabins and garages. Regardless of the intended use, the rules will vary depending on…

What is a Cash Buyer?

October 1, 2019 2:05 pm

If you’re buying or selling a property, you’ve probably heard of the term “cash buyer”. This doesn’t mean the person has a wad of money in their back pocket ready to spend on a house; it just means that they have enough in the bank to buy without requiring a mortgage or loan. This is…

7 Tips for Attending Your First Property Auction

September 2, 2019 12:18 pm

Have you ever considered purchasing a property at auction? Property auctions are fun experience and are also an ideal way to avoid the lengthy buying process. The most appealing reason to attend an auction is to grab yourself a property bargain! To help you prepare for a potential purchase, here are our top tips for…

How to Find A Home Near Good Schools

August 2, 2019 11:46 am

Of course, every parent wants the best for their children, especially where their education is concerned. Sending them to a great school isn’t as easy as it may seem; competition is tough and you have to live in the appropriate catchment area if you want your child to stand a chance at being accepted. As…

Top Tips on Hiring the Right People for Your Property Development

July 5, 2019 2:12 pm

Property development can be an exciting and rewarding industry to work in. However, to ensure that your next project is completed on time and within budget, you may need to hire the help of a reputable and fairly-priced tradesman or contractor. To ensure that you hire the right people for your property development project, we…

What is the New Tenant Fees Act?

June 3, 2019 2:08 pm

As part of the Government’s bid to limit hidden costs for tenants, the new Tenant Fees Act is now in place in England. Essentially, the act caps the amount that renters can be charged for things like deposit fees. Letting fees have even been completely banned. In the past, many landlords have overcharged renters for…