Monthly Archives: July 2011

Kyles Wyness of Solicitors Spratt Endicott on how to protect your assets

rotecting your assets   Kyle Wyness looks at the tenancy deposit scheme and consequences for the landlord of failing to protect the deposit As the demand for rental properties continues to remain strong and more people consider becoming a landlord … Continue reading

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Giles Cooper of Cotswold Surveyors

It may look lovely but is it perfect? Don’t be blinded by your love of a property and neglect that all-important survey, says Giles Cooper of Cotswold Surveyors It is widely accepted that around 80 per cent of homebuyers will … Continue reading

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Selling in summer

As we enter the summer holiday period it’s easy to understand why some sellers may fear that activity in the property market may stall a little and that buyers will temporarily become disinterested in the market in favour of holiday … Continue reading

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Think you’ve seen it all? From the sublime to the weird

If you’ve bought a house, you’ll probably have found the conveyancing transaction pretty straightforward, says Helen Murphy of Barr Ellison solicitors in Cambridge. But there are occasions when something crops up that leaves even conveyancers who think they’ve seen it … Continue reading

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Rental market booming as demand grows

By David Vincent property editor East Anglian Daily Times Is an Englishman’s home his castle? Well, it might be, but increasingly it is also owned by somebody else, as a business or as part of their pension pot. The recession, … Continue reading

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Oxford – “The city of dreaming spires”

By Phil Martin, Garrington Oxford is the home of the oldest University in the English-speaking world, and Matthew Arnold’s description – “the city of dreaming spires” – perfectly describes the harmonious architecture of the city’s university buildings. The city provides … Continue reading

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Personal circumstances do not dance to the tune of the property market.

Written by Steve Pymm. One expert says that house prices will rise next year, another says that house prices are 30pc overvalued and will fall. But should we care so much about these contradictory opinions? What I am fairly certain … Continue reading

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