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Japanese Knotweed – the pretty little thug

Japanese Knotweed – the pretty little thug

Conor Leyden, managing director of the Invasive Plant Company, describes the devastating impact that Japanese Knotweed can have on homes, but there are ways to eliminate it So much has been written …

Buying your first home: What are the challenges

Buying your first home: What are the challenges

In light of the 2015 Budget announcement of a new addition to the state-backed Help to Buy scheme, Vanya Damyanova explores the options available to first-time buyers in the current market …

Borrowers unsure about the consequences of mortgage affordability assessments

Borrowers unsure about the consequences of mortgage affordability assessments

A third of home buyers are unaware of the potential impact of the new affordability rules on their mortgage application, according to research carried out by Equifax in association with What …

What are property searches and why do I need them?

What are property searches and why do I need them?

When buying a home, your conveyancer or solicitor will undertake property searches, but what are they, what do they reveal and are they really necessary? James Sherwood Rogers, chairman of the …


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