20% discount for the under 40s could help thousands onto the property ladder

Luton BedfordshireDavid Cameron has promised to help First-time house-buyers under the age of 40 by offering a 20% discount on new homes if the Conservatives are re-elected. The scheme, an extension of Help-to-Buy, could impact tens of thousands of families. If you’re under 40, you could be eligible…
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Paul Keegan MRICS

www.warminstersurveyors.co.uk

Surveyed Buildings

Paul Keegan MRICS DipBS MBA MCMI is a Chartered Building Surveyor with 20 years post-qualification experience; much of which has been spent working in senior roles in both the private and public property sectors. Hailing originally from Scotland, he has spent the last 20 years working and living in Somerset and Wiltshire, resulting in a firm grasp of local property styles and market conditions.

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01985 430 403 or 0800 880 6264 or 0345 387 9 387


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Which statutory requirements do I need to follow when letting out a holiday home?

Summer has faded and the time for packing up and trooping off to your British holiday home might be over. But many will still want to escape from the cold months and sit in front of a warm fire in a beautiful holiday cottage. What they will most likely be looking for is a peaceful, comfortable living space that oozes warmth. With that in mind, you may be thinking about letting your lovely country holiday cottage for someone to escape to. We look at the stringent requirements surrounding the process, to help make sure your letting is stress free and profitable…

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Chimney stacks, flues and fireplaces

The pitfalls, weaknesses and characteristics of chimneys and what to do about repairing and removing them…
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Teresa Scannell MRICS

www.chelmsfordsurveyors.co.uk

Chelmsford City Councilbuilding
Hylands House, Chelmsford City Council

Teresa Scannell MRICS is a Local Director for Right Surveyors and a Chartered Surveyor specialising in Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Major Defects Reports, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party Wall work and other professional work throughout Chelmsford and the surrounding area.

For friendly survey advice without obligation, please call Teresa Scannell MRICS onTeresa Scannell - Chartered Surveyor, Chelmsford

01992 233 243

Teresa is a qualified chartered surveyor and surveys all types of residential houses and properties as well as, in most instances, commercial buildings. She has extensive experience with pre- purchase surveys and is happy to provide initial no obligations advice.


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VAT Property Payment Ruling in Conveyance Case

Ref. CLP Holding Co Ltd V Singh and Kaur (2014) EWCA Civ 1103
The court ruled on who was responsible for a VAT payment on the purchase of a commercial property, when there was an element of conflict within the conveyance procedure concerning general and specific terms. The result carries a number of interesting points for commercial conveyancers and property owners…
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Top tips for converting your barn

Henley Knapp Barns 001Permitted Development changes have made it significantly easier to convert a barn or  other agricultural building into a residential or commercial space. We look at some top tips from our Chartered Surveyors for those of you considering a conversion project, covering such aspects as planning permission,building regulations, sustainability and design…
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City Council first to obtain Regulation 7 order covering Lettings Boards

Newcastle City Council is thought to have become the first authority of its kind to have successfully obtained Government approval for a Regulation 7 order covering lettings boards
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