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March 2024 Property Surveying Newsletter

In this month's Property Surveying Newsletter ... we look at the effects of cowboy builders, ...
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March 2024 Property Surveying market fact file

Our monthly Property Surveying summary of property market news, survey data, statistics, trends and information ...
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Suspended sentence for cowboy builder

The victims of a cowboy builder have been left "grossly" out of pocket, with unsafe ...
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Nipple rule in while other standards dropped

At this time of year, most of us will have the heating on and the ...
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House builders under investigation for secretly sharing prices

Several large house building firms are being investigated by the Competition and Market Authority (CMA) ...
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Planning issue (not) solved with hammer

A home owner in Norfolk has been charged with causing criminal damage, following a disagreement ...
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Self build couple face £83,000 bill for failure to ask first

A couple's failure to obtain planning permission prior to starting work on a self build ...
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Annual value and number of homes sold in England down by almost half

The value of homes sold in England during 2023 was around half that of 2022, ...
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What can you do if the house next door is close to collapse?

The elderly owners of a property in Youghal, County Cork, Ireland are living next to ...
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Most high rise managers failing fire fighters in South Yorkshire

Legislation was introduced after the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 which required some building managers ...
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Garden village wins legal battle

In a High Court hearing, planning inspectors have been found to have acted unlawfully when ...
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House built around lamp post

A housing developer who built a new build property around an existing lamppost has defended ...



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