We’re Back – and Ready to Safely Conduct Building Surveys Again!
The last seven weeks have been a tough time for everyone in so many different ways, from being unable to work to home schooling to the challenge of shopping for food and tracking down loo roll and pasta – such has been the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. And then there are the many thousands…Read More
House-Buying Dilemma – Should You be Buying a Period Property or Choose a New Build Instead?
It’s a question that is easy or hard to answer depending on your preference. Period properties range from chocolate box images of thatched cottages to imposing Victorian townhouses. At the other end of the scale, one could argue that new build properties can sometimes look like glorified Lego houses with no character. It really does…Read More
Loft conversions – a bonus when they’re done properly
When space is a premium and extending the footprint of a property can be difficult or impossible due to planning restrictions, utilising your loft area can be the perfect solution if you need an extra bedroom or want to create additional space in which to work, work out or relax. However, a loft space suitable…Read More
What’s happening in the housing market (or, in Boris’ words, let’s get Brexit done!)
What’s happening in the housing market (or, in Boris’ words, let’s get Brexit done!) Are we all feeling optimistic yet?! Brexit continues to hang over the heads of UK industries and impacts on everyone’s lives, be it fears of job security or feeling that plans needs to be put on hold until we know what…Read More
The Importance of Taking Care of Rental Properties
Bricks and mortar are one of the best investments anyone can make so it makes sense to keep your property in good condition.Read More
Selling Your House? Your Garden Has Potential to Add Real Value
Gardens are no longer a lawn with a few flower borders, they are ‘outdoor rooms’ that offer space for relaxing and entertaining. They are, in short, an excellent asset if you’re selling your home!Read More
Don’t Let Condensation Turn Your Home Into a Damp Squib
Modern building methods have made newer homes far more energy efficient than ever before. The downside is that lack of sufficient ventilation means that condensation is more likely to occur. In this respect, older properties have a distinct advantage – draughty windows, doors that don’t fit perfectly and fireplaces provide plenty of natural ventilation (but…Read More