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Latest News / 01.03.2017

New data has revealed that tenant demand for private rented accommodation is continuing to rise. The Government’s plans to reduce tax relief on buy-to-let mortgage interest, announced in the 2015 Summer Budget, compounded by an increase in stamp duty on new purchases, provoked uncertainty amongst landlords...

Advice / 30.04.2012

  Question:  How does one ensure that the garden is sunny, when house hunting? Answer:  When deciding to buy a home, never forget to bring a compass with you to assess the amount and timing of sunlight in the garden, in case the sun is not shining...

Advice / 23.04.2012

  Question:  When there is a dispute with a neighbour, should a Vendor advise the Buyers, or say nothing? Answer: It is advisable to endeavour to resolve any neighbour disputes, whether it is in regard to the building of a brick boundary wall, fence repairs, or tree...

Advice / 02.04.2012

Home owners, deciding to introduce a pet to the home, should not take the decision lightly.  Pets can have a big impact on the fabric of the home and ultimately, the value, when you come to sell. It is easy to focus on the positive side...

Advice / 26.03.2012

Before you close the door, for the very last time, on the home that you have just sold, there are a number of points to consider.  Using the philosophy, ‘treat others as you wish to be treated,’ is the best practice.  Here are some tips...

Advice / 05.03.2012

Many buyers, when purchasing a home, become confused between the different types of surveys and searches.  Here are some guidance points to consider. Searches are carried out by your solicitor, on your behalf and depending on the area.  It may be necessary to have a number...