Monthly Archives: November 2013

Nov
25th

HOME OWNERS HOTLINE TO PREVENT PROPERTY FRAUD

Your home is likely to be the most valuable asset you will acquire in your life time.  It can be sold and mortgaged to raise money and is therefore an attractive target for fraudsters. The property most vulnerable as a … Continue reading

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Nov
18th

A LEASEHOLD HOUSE IS A DEPRECIATING ASSET

When purchasing a house, always check the tenure, which is the form of legal title ownership registered with the Land Registry in England and Wales, which will either be Freehold or Leasehold.  The majority of Leasehold properties are flats, being … Continue reading

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Nov
11th

WHICH HOUSE PRICE SURVEY SHOULD YOU BELIEVE ?

With conflicting reports from the media, how can you really know what is occurring in the UK housing market ? A house price index is a collection of key statistics that track the movement of house prices.  The majority of … Continue reading

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Nov
4th

SQUATTING LAW

A new offence of squatting in a residential building in England and Wales, came into force on the 1st September 2012, making it a criminal offence, under Clause 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act, with … Continue reading

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