Going back to her roots

For Jude Hesselgrave, home is not just where her heart is, it’s also where her roots lie. After renting in London and then buying and renovating a house near Brighton...

Questions you need to ask your worktop fabricator

Choosing a kitchen is no easy task. Whether you’re in the midst of a complete renovation or simply updating an old style, the finer details of the process can complicate matters...

Save money by installing pressure treated fencing

Here Jacksons Fencing explains how you can save money by installing pressure treated fencing vs untreated fencing and why treated timber is not as susceptible to insect...

Choosing the right windows and doors for you

Deciding on the windows and doors is an important part of a building project. The decision not only affects the look of the property, but also impacts on the thermal...

Common self-build mistakes and how to avoid them

There’s a steep learning curve when you’re building or carrying out a large renovation project. Homebuilding & Renovating Show specialists who have lived through it...

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Project Inspiration

Contracts and Legalities

At the project outset, careful consideration will undoubtedly be given to the project’s feasibility and it’s quite likely you have allowed an element of contingency in the budget for unexpected costs. In this article, Protek looks at some of the risks you face that may extend way beyond that contingency. The insurance specialist also looks at how you identify...
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Japanese knotweed is no longer the deal-breaker it once was, with almost a third (32%) of British adults who are aware of Japanese knotweed prepared to go ahead and purchase an affected property, but at a reduced price, according to new YouGov research commissioned by Environet UK.
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Stacy Eden, Partner, Head of Property and Construction at national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm, Crowe, explains how will this impact on the property industry.
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In 2016, new legislation came into force which meant that councils now have a duty to grant planning permission to appropriate serviced plots as part of the ‘Right to Build’ entitlement. This was part of the government’s solution to tackling housing shortages across the country – the objective was to double the value of the custom and self-build...
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