A Himalayan hideaway in the Highlands

Mike and Pawana Spencer-Nairn left Jersey in the Channel Islands and moved to the UK in 2005 to realise a remarkable Scottish Highland experience in the wilderness...

A labour of love

Hidden within the 30-acre site of Butterhills in the north of Devon, the beautiful Linhay has been rescued from a state of ruin...

Totally transformed

Bisca refurbished the staircase in a multi-storey Victorian property, transforming the entrance hall in the process...

Discharge legislation is changing – is your system compliant?

The Environment Agency (EA) introduced new rules regarding the discharge of...

Self-builders urged to embrace renewable heat technology

News that the UK is aiming to ban gas grid connections to new-build homes from...

Case Studies

Project Inspiration

Contracts and Legalities

This month, Stephen Malkin, Associate at Whiting & Partners, discusses your financing options when building your dream home.
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The cost of refurbishing a property or constructing a new build can be significant. However, tax relief is often available for certain expenditure on non-residential property.The term ‘non-residential property’ includes furnished holiday lets and staff accommodation. Here, Jodie Tarbin of Whiting & Partners explains more.
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A Gloucestershire couple are thrilled to have their family living with them after converting their four-bedroom home into a 12-bedroom property after remortgaging.
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Those who buy below market value and improve properties to remortgage and recycle their cash are struggling to make the sums add up now that there’s a hefty 3% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) surcharge to pay. Have you considered the ways of saving on SDLT? Here, Philip Peters at Whiting & Partners explains more.
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