Purchasing a property can be an expensive time and so many purchasers ask the question: “do I really need to have a survey carried out?”
Our advice is always to have an appropriate (please see below) survey carried out to ensure that you are aware of all matters affecting a property including previous alterations that may not be noticeable upon first inspection and so that you can plan for future maintenance.
“With the date for Britain to decide whether they are going to stay in or leave membership to the European Union (EU) coming ever closer, millions of people in Britain are deciding on what will be a life changing decision for them and for others.
The world has its eyes fixed on this event and there is and has been many papers written on the very subject of Brexit. I am sure there will be a few more post 23rd June 2016.
We've all heard stories in the news and on the television about the scourge that is Japanese Knotweed but what would you do if you thought that it was growing in your garden or in the garden of a property that you are looking to purchase?
Since joining QualitySolicitors Knight Polson over a year ago I have seen a lot of activity in the property market. I have assisted in developing new contacts for the property team in new and established areas alike and with property developers, investors and those involved in professional services for property clients.
From 1 February 2016, all residential landlords and individuals who sublet their property out or takes lodgers in must carry out a “rent check” on all prospective tenants before granting a new tenancy.