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Mark Ollier

Engery Performance Certificates When Letting Residential Property

Posted by Mark Ollier on December 7th 2018 in All , MOVING HOUSE .

Energy Performance Certificates When Letting Residential Property

Landlords should by now be familiar with the requirement to have a valid Energy Performance Certificate or EPC before beginning the letting of a property. If there is no existing certificate they can usually be obtained for around £75 depending on the property or...

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Mark Ollier

How to choose a Solicitor

Posted by Mark Ollier on October 17th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS , FAMILY , MOVING HOUSE , POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND THE COURT OF PROTECTION , SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES , WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES .

Choosing a Solicitor?

As a regular subscriber to Which magazine, I was immensely gratified to see the booklet enclosed which their latest issue dealing with “Planning your Next House Move”

They recommend choosing specialists to carry out the legal work and say that solicitors offer a wider range of legal services than...

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Katrina Short

Buyers Beware

Posted by Katrina Short on May 11th 2018 in All , MOVING HOUSE .

Buying a new property is a very exciting time, whether you are a first-time buyer or a seasoned house purchaser, starting with the initial viewing of the property through to the day of completion.

There is a very important point that buyers should consider, especially when viewing the property, to make...

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Mark Ollier

New Japanese Knotweed (fallopia japonica) Case Causes Concern

Posted by Mark Ollier on February 13th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , MOVING HOUSE .

As you may be aware, Japanese Knotweed is an invasive species in the UK, which although superficially attractive, causes major structural problems to buildings.  At its most prolific, it can grow up to 20cm a day. Its roots are 3 metres deep and it can grow through concrete. It spreads...

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Mark Ollier

A Year Of Challenge For Buy To Let Landlords

Posted by Mark Ollier on October 12th 2017 in All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , MOVING HOUSE , SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES .

The next 12 months will be a challenging time for buy-to-let investors as tax changes take effect, the stamp duty surcharge continues to bite and new rules come into play with regard to lettings.

Landlords face changes to Mortgage Tax Relief which will be phased in from April 2017. The Society...

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Richard Glanville

Shared Ownership – pros and cons.

Posted by Richard Glanville on October 20th 2016 in All , MOVING HOUSE .

Shared ownership continues to be an attractive option for many people with the price of a home now unaffordable for many.  However, although shared ownership looks as if it is a cheaper option, it is not without risks and these are often not made very clear at the beginning of...

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