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We have had several clients over the years raise the question as to whether you need permission to paint the outside of their house. The answer to this is that it depends on the property.  Planning rules known as permitted development rights allow defined categories of development to take place wit...
A client of ours wanted to know if she should have obtained permission to replace a window which she had installed in her listed house during the last year and she was now wanting to sell the house on to a prospective buyer.  The buyer’s solicitor was stating that she should have obtained li...
If you receive and offer on your property the estate agent is legally bound to submit full details of the price offered to you as soon as possible, be it in writing or by email, but they also do need to back that up in writing as well and at that point, they should disclose […]...
Some time ago we had a client call us up who had recently purchased an upper maisonette, which was leasehold with a share of the freehold (the downstairs flat owned the other half of the freehold). Our client had a loft space demised to them and wanted to make a loft conversion. Our client knew th...
There has been a huge shift in the way people search for property over the last decade.  Only 3 per cent of buyers now find their new homes by looking in estate agents windows and most start their search for a property on online portals such as Rightmove and Zoopla. Accordingly the way we sell [&he...
What can you do when your offer on a property has been accepted and you think everything will go fine with regard to the property purchase only to find that the seller is handling his side of the sale by handling his own conveyancing himself? This situation is unusual but very occasionally this do...

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We have had several clients over the years raise the question as to whether you ...
A client of ours wanted to know if she should have obtained permission to repla...
If you receive and offer on your property the estate agent is legally bound to s...