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Draft Building Safety Bill 2020 explained

The draft Building Safety Bill was published on 20th July 2020 to bring forward reforms of the building and fire safety system. This follows an …

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New permitted development rights for blocks

Permitted development rights are a national grant of planning permission, whereby a property owner does not need to apply for planning permission for certain building …

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A guide to commonhold

Commonhold is the rarest type of property ownership throughout England and Wales. In fact, it’s so uncommon that many people are completely unaware of its …

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Price of flats falling in England

According to government statistics, the price of flats has fallen in England since last year. While this could be seen as an ideal opportunity for …

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UK government clamps down on onerous lease terms & leasehold houses

In 2017, the ground rent scandal exploded across UK media. It exposed the onerous clauses that developers had inserted into leasehold contracts, in some cases …

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How much confidence do you have in the UK property market?

2016 was a time of uncertainty for homebuyers. The UK property market saw significant influences from factors such as the recent stamp duty reforms and …

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Union Jack flag with London's Expected House Price Gain written over the top Property Market

London’s expected house price gain – Infographic

London is an exciting place to live. Pick the right borough and you can enjoy the best of both worlds – the buzz of the …

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Replica, miniature blocks of flats in England and Wales made out of porcelain Property Market

Flat price index – England and Wales

Property prices change all of the time, hence, if you are thinking about buying or selling, it makes sense to keep an eye on the …

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Row of residential properties with political signs in the windows Property Market

How property proprietors and political policies impact each other

In one corner, Russell Brand was previously advising young people disillusioned with politics not to vote; in the other, millions of young people are desperately …

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London’s housing boom In 2014 – Infographic

I have been in the property business for many years. From being a small investor, running a chain of estate agents to being a portfolio landlord, …

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