10 defects that could be hiding in your home – Water Ingress

Defect 2 – Water Ingress
Last month, we covered condensation and this month we’re going to take a look at water ingress – which is the entry of water from outside, into the structure and internal environment of the building.
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In case you missed it – Opening of new Aldi store in Poynton causes web debate

Once ranked as one of the 10 best places to raise children, the middle-class town of Poynton has recently been at the centre of a large web debate – all because of the opening of a brand new Aldi store.
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Mortgage Market Update

Various sources are claiming that now is as good a time to buy a property as there has ever been, with interest rates low and the property market surging forward. We have compiled stats from various sources around the country to give you a complete view of the mortgage market, in case you are looking to invest…
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Recent Court of Appeal ruling described as of critical importance to national planning

A recent ruling in the case between Richborough Estates Partnerships LLP, Cheshire East Borough Council and the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has handed down a decision that has been considered to be of critical importance to national planning.
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The Property Market Monthly Fact File – April 2016

The property market fact file is a collection of data compiled each month by our Chartered Surveyors and the propertysurveying.co.uk team; collating survey data, statistics, trends and information from the property market. This aims to provide a single place where anyone with an interest in UK property can find the information they need.
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NEW SERIES: 10 defects that could be hiding in your home – a surveyor’s view

Defect 1 – Condensation
In the first of our new ten article series, we kick things off with one of the most common defects around – found in almost every home in the country to a varying degree – condensation.
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Multi-million pound development plans for a large, luxury development halted by a pensioner

Plans for a large, luxury, seaside development in Southend have been halted because a pensioner refuses to leave her home…
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