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‘MOTS’ FOR RENTED HOMES – LET’S ENFORCE THE EXISTING RULES FIRST

14 September 2018

Barely a week goes by without someone having a pop at private landlords in the press, and this week has been no exception. Read more >

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Tips for buying a ‘Doer Upper’

3 September 2018

Traditionally demand for properties in need of renovation has been largely driven by builders and buy-to-let investors, who have had the ability to buy and the budget to take on... Read more >

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WE NEED TO SEE A NEW COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO RETAIL PROPERTY INVESTMENT

30 August 2018

The restructuring of our High Streets continues apace, but at least this month there is some positive news: although many suppliers have taken substantial financial hits, House of Fraser will... Read more >

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THINKING ABOUT THE ‘C’ WORD

28 August 2018

With the sun still shining and the kids still on holiday, I hesitate to mention this, but we need to talk about Christmas (sorry). Read more >

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SUPPLY AND DEMAND MISMATCH MEANS BUY-TO-LET STILL AN ATTRACTIVE INVESTMENT PROSPECT

15 August 2018

As interest rates start to creep up, attention will increasingly be focussed on the returns to be made from various types of investment – and some commentators have questioned whether... Read more >

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SPECULATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY BACK ON THE AGENDA

13 August 2018

We have previously outlined how the demand for industrial buildings in the county is outstripping supply, due to the buoyant demand for warehousing and distribution buildings in particular, a situation... Read more >

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SECOND HIGHEST EVER SCORE IN NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATION

30 July 2018

Commercial Surveyor, Nick Williams has proven himself to be one of the foremost up-and-coming leaders in the UK – after he achieved the second highest ever score in the Institute... Read more >

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Going eco

23 July 2018

Given the importance we now put on environmental considerations, it is surprising to realise that Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for residential properties were only introduced in the UK 11 years ago. Read more >