Local Surveyor starts practice in his home town – Nottingham

Phil Routledge MRICS, local to Nottingham, has become the newest Director of a Right Surveyors practice, providing surveys and professional consultancy to his home town and beyond. An experienced practitioner and dedicated local professional, having spent 30 years in the business, Phil is a Building Surveyor able to provide a wide range of property services.

Examples include Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyers Reports, Major Defects Reports, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party wall work and acting as an Independent Expert Witness.

Contact Phil by following this link if you are purchasing, developing or repairing a property in the Nottingham area or anywhere in Nottinghamshire. He will be happy to help.

The Right Surveyors provide property consultancy services all over the country, go to their homepage to find out more about the professional services they could provide you with.

Morgan Sindall wins Exeter Uni Student Block

exetersurveyors.co.uk – Morgan Sindall, a leading UK construction group, has won a £16m design and build contract for a new student residential development of 487 beds spread over three to five storey buildings in Exeter.

Most of the construction will actually be carried out offsite and brought to the development complete, including complete bathroom ‘pods’.

High Speed rail link between London and Birmingham gets the go ahead

Birmingham Building Surveyors – Following a damning Rail Network review of the two favourite alternatives to controversial high speed rail plans, Ministers have given a green light to plans for a high speed rail link between Birmingham and London.

Read more here and find out what surveyors in London think here.

Nottingham Chartered Surveyors

nottinghamsurveyors.co.uk – Building Surveyors covering the whole of the Nottingham area.

Phil Routledge MRICS is the local Director, providing an excellent and competetively priced service for all types of clients; residential or commercial, private or corporate.

Also covering Derby (derbysurveyors.co.uk). Providing building surveys, house purchase survey reports, homebuyers, schedules and all types of valuation.

Consultation begins on Social Housing Allocation Guidance

The Government has released a consultation concerning new draft statutory guidance on social housing allocations for local authorities in England. Grant Shapps MP, Minister for Housing, hopes the guidance will help do away with the ‘injustice’ associated with the social housing system.

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Halifax’s annual quality of life survey reveals that home is where Hart is

The recent release of Halifax’s annual quality of life (QOL) survey has highlighted what some are calling a widening of the north south divide. In a thorough ranking of all 405 local authority districts, just 8 areas of the top ranked 50 locales can be found outside the southern and eastern regions of England.

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New Plan released by MPs Field and Davis could help shake up Social Housing Right to Buy scheme.

Two prominent MPs, David Davis (Conservative) and Frank Field (Labour), have put together a report suggesting that the Government go further with their proposed changes to the Right-to-Buy scheme – providing the opportunity for potentially another 1 million tenants to get on the property ladder.

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The Housing Act 2004 and the Tenancy Deposit Scheme – A guide

The Housing Act 2004, and more specifically Chapter 4 of the Act, sections 212 – 215 and Schedule 10, requires that deposits for all assured shorthold tenancy (AST) agreements created on or after 6th April 2007 be protected under a Tenancy Deposit Scheme. We provide a guide to what is required and why landlords and agents should be careful when handling tenant’s deposits.

Find the whole guide here.