Planning Changes: – 2013 and 2014 New Permitted Development Rights:

All works carried out in England and Wales require planning permission. Certain types of extensions and changes of use, subject to certain limits and conditions, do not require a full planning permission from a Local Planning Authority. Unless these automatic rights are removed, it can be assumed that permission is automatically granted.
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Surveying Devon & Cornwall – John Collinson

Property and Building Surveyors Saltash

Surveying Devon & Cornwall – John Collinson

01752 846 599

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Surveying Devon & Cornwall are an independent practice of Chartered Surveyors covering Saltash and the surrounding area – helping clients with both residential survey and commercial property issues.

John is a Chartered Building Surveyor with the RICS and has been a surveyor for over 20 years.

Our Services

John Collinson can help if you require an independent surveyor in Saltash, Cornwall for all kinds of professional work including building surveys, structural surveys, homebuyer reports or home buyer reports and property valuations. Also, expert witness reports, party wall surveys and advice and other professional work carried out in or around the Saltash area.

Other services include schedule of condition reports, property advice, buildings reinstatement insurance valuations, professional property work and boundary disputes.

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Half a Billion Pounds about to be released to Builders under the Government’s Builders Finance Fund Scheme to kick-start stalled Housing Schemes

Over 160 smaller housing developments across the country have been shortlisted for loans from the £525 million pound Builders Finance Fund, which is intended to get stalled sites back up and running with new homes being built.…
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Collapsing Tree Trial in Lincolnshire costs Council £10,000

A test of reasonableness has prevailed in a case of a developer removing a tree with a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) who was prosecuted by North East Lincolnshire Council.
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How small is too small when it comes to property?

There hasYorkshire - Cottage been a steep rise in the number of people renting rather than buying in London, no doubt due to the really high prices of property in the capital, and the rules of affordability to get a mortgage. Landlords are offering smaller and smaller flats to tenants, but are they breaking the law?
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Housing Britain – CBI reports £4bn per annum cost to consumers

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has produced a report calling all political parties to ensure that coming generations have a realistic opportunity to buy their own properties by increasing the number of new homes being built each year.
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Do you require a Building Surveyor?

P1050780Do you want a Building Survey, Homebuyers Report or Acquisition Advice in England? Are you buying a house or home in England and you think you might need a survey, valuation, or just an independent chartered surveyor to provide you with a second opinion?

Whether you are buying a Manor House in Kent, Worcestershire or Yorkshire; a cottage home in Devon, Northamptonshire or Suffolk; a farmhouse in Essex, Hertfordshire or Surrey, a flat in Merseyside, Tyneside or Bristol, a semi detached house in Essex, Cheshire or the West Midlands; a waterside property in Devon, Hampshire or Essex; a townhouse in London, Manchester or Brighton, or a period property in Warwickshire, Wiltshire or Berkshire, we are here to help whatever your requirements.

We are happy to discuss your house purchase survey requirements and quote for any proposed building survey or other work…

Call the Surveydesk on 0800 880 6864

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Is Government Criteria for Local Councils making the local plans under the National Policy Framework too Stringent?

Difficulties in constructing viable local plans in accordance with the National Policy Framework (NPF), has resulted in large scale development in countryside areas completely against the desires of local people and local authorities…
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Landowner defeats Teseo in the High Court over £1.3m conditional contract

Ref. Cohen v Teseo Properties Ltd & Anor [2014] EWHC 2442 (Ch)
On 8 August 2013, the Claimant landowner (Cohen) entered into an agreement with the Defendant developer for the sale of a property in Finchley North London at the price of £1.3 million. Inserted into this agreement was the condition that final agreement was dependent on the developer securing planning permission for residential redevelopment…
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In case you missed it…..

Romanian man has his entire house stolen and replaced with a field of crops

Hexham, Northumeberland - rural viewIf you’re in the market for a holiday home it may be wise to avoid purchasing on the Danube Delta in Romania, after one unlucky owner returned to his, only to find it had been stolen and replaced with a field of ready-to-harvest crops…
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