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Focus remains on first-time buyers

By Frances Traynor, Chartered Surveyor

Thu 23 Feb 2017

First-time Buyers' Fortnight aims to encourage and inspire young people in particular to get on... More

Innovation and invention inspire unusual homes

By Frances Traynor, Chartered Surveyor

Thu 23 Feb 2017

As demand for existing homes grows and pressure falls on developers to build more new properties... More

UK property market continues to thrive

By Frances Traynor, Chartered Surveyor

Fri 17 Feb 2017

UK house prices and mortgage lending both rose in 2016, with house prices up by an average of 7.2... More

5 Tips for Avoiding Cowboy Builders

By EllieP, Chartered Surveyor

Tue 22 Nov 2016

According to the Office of Fair Trading, there are approximately 85,000 complaints about home... More

What Property Developers Need to Know About Surveys

By EllieP, Chartered Surveyor

Mon 31 Oct 2016

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What is a New Build Snagging Survey?

By EllieP, Chartered Surveyor

Thu 06 Oct 2016

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How to Avoid Boundary Disputes From Start to Finish

By EllieP, Chartered Surveyor

Tue 27 Sep 2016

Most properties come with boundaries, whether in the form of a fence, hedge, building, road or... More

Moving to London? Save Money with a Survey

By EllieP, Chartered Surveyor

Thu 08 Sep 2016

Moving to London isn’t cheap – but with four out of five people not investing in a detailed... More

What is RICS and Why is it Important for Your Survey?

By EllieP, Chartered Surveyor

Mon 05 Sep 2016

Everyone seems to be talking about RICS surveyors and how important it is to have one – but... More

The 5 Top Truths About Surveying Everyone Should Know

By EllieP, Chartered Surveyor

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Surveying is a topic that most people only have a basic knowledge of, but there are so many... More

How Can Party Wall Agreements Affect Your New Home

By EllieP, Chartered Surveyor

Mon 08 Aug 2016

If you’re buying a new property, you’ll need to know if you share any walls, fences or... More

Real Life Story: Lack of Survey costs Homebuyers Hundreds of Thousands

By Cordelia, Chartered Surveyor

Mon 23 May 2016

Buyers who contracted to purchase a £3.6million property in Sussex without having a survey done... More

Village greens under attack from developers and the law

By Stewart Heasman, Chartered Surveyor

Sat 22 Nov 2014

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New Garden Cities might be the answer to the housing crisis

By Scott Oke, Chartered Surveyor

Sun 19 Oct 2014

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Lack of affordable homes across England says Shelter

By Scott Oke, Chartered Surveyor

Wed 30 Jul 2014

According to shelter, we are not just facing a housing shortage any more, it’s a full-blown... More

Fracking – coming soon to a site near you?

By Stewart Heasman, Chartered Surveyor

Wed 30 Jul 2014

The UK is now up for grabs by oil-exploration companies. Home owners now have to be on the alert for... More

Factory-built homes could be the answer to the housing crisis

By Scott Oke, Chartered Surveyor

Thu 10 Jul 2014

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To Hell with Fracking – government plans to abolish ancient property rights

By Stewart Heasman, Chartered Surveyor

Mon 30 Jun 2014

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Homeward Legal say surveys expose costly legal issues

By Scott Oke, Chartered Surveyor

Thu 10 Apr 2014

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Conveyancing searches don't reveal property defects

By Malcolm Rand, Chartered Surveyor

Mon 17 Feb 2014

A recent question to Telegraph's property clinic reveals a common misunderstanding about... More

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