Property Blog

News and views from the man in the know ……

Do I need to get a survey?

It’s nearly always wise to – here’s why…. It’s not a legal requirement to have a survey on a property you are buying. And at a time when your bank account feels like a bucket with a hole at the bottom, it may seem like an unnecessary expense. However, a survey could...

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Property websites

Navigating tips to find your ideal home. Along with virtually every other service and commodity, the arrival, now dominance, of the internet has revolutionised the sale of property. Prior to its invention, the principle medium for searching for a property was the good...

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Planning a move? One more Helpful Contact

When it comes to new carpets – Tread carefully! You’ve either just refurbished a house in preparation for sale or bought your new one and are ready for the finishing and one of the most important touches – the fitted carpets. Where should you go to ensure you’re not...

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Planning a move? Helpful Contacts – 2

The General Builder. These guys are thin on the ground these days – good ones that is. When there’s a job needing doing around the house that’s beyond a D.I.Y. effort, if you don’t know of a reliable handyman, the chances are you’ll do a Google search and if you get...

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Planning a move? Helpful contacts

The Removal Men. When it comes to the big day, most of us need the assistance of a removal firm. To ensure our precious worldly goods and chattels are transported from A to B to be delivered intact, we don’t get a second chance to get it right so this week I'm going...

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Schools out for summer – I’m not!

The playground’s empty, the early morning traffic jams have disappeared, everyone has gone on holiday and the housing market has gone into a mid-summer hibernation. Or has it? Has it heckerslike! As we bask in (or hide from) the hottest summer we’ve had in fifty...

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