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David Lewis of Grillo LLP Chartered Surveyors gives his tips on what to look out for when buying a Georgian Property.
A fire risk assessment is an organised and disciplined look at your property, the actions carried within it and the likelihood that a fire could start and cause harm to those in and around the premises.
Energy consumed in the household is responsible for over a quarter of all the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions. By being more energy efficient and by reducing household energy waste you can help not only to reduce your carbon dioxide emissions but also your fuel bills.
Set by the local authority, council tax replaced the poll tax and prior rates. This type of tax is collected in each district and charged to each individual residential property, to provide essential services within the local area i.e. refuse collection, policing and education.
If buying to let seems a good investment for you, bear the following things in mind before you start looking for the perfect property. As always, careful planning is the key.
Ask yourself the following questions and if the answers are not favourable then make sure you can overcome this.
The first step to becoming a property developer is to size up your market and do your research on the local area.
If you are thinking of buying a listed building there are some important questions to ask before proceeding.
Successful house moves don't just happen; they are the result of painstaking research and planning. We'll show you how.
Being green is no longer seen as being slightly cranky, it is acknowledged as making common sense - particularly when it comes to homes.
Lots of people are desperate to know when the bottom of the 'the market' comes. Many people will give you their view, but the truth is that no-one can predict the bottom of any market until after it has already happened!
The buy-to-let market has been one of the most successful investment models of recent times, and property has in fact been singled out by the London Stock Exchange as the best investment of the past ten years.
The terms ‘freehold' and ‘leasehold' refer to the two different ways in which properties in England and Wales can be owned. Scotland has its own version of freehold, called ‘feuhold'. Leasehold does not exist there.
Buying your first home can be a hard enough process at the best of times, but in today's rapidly growing market it is more difficult than ever. Property prices, especially in the cities, have soared beyond expectations - leaving many first-time buyers literally out in the cold.