Second properties which are let by the owner or empty properties (for example where the elderly owner is now living in a nursing home) are particularly vulnerable to property fraudsters.
If you are a home owner or thinking of buying a home, then you need to be aware of Japanese Knotweed, what it looks like and how to deal with it.
Anyone considering building a new property or extending their existing property needs to give consideration to the possible impact of their proposals on neighbouring properties, and the "right to light".
Landlords are being advised they cannot afford to ignore changes to energy efficiency laws, as debate continues about the likely impact of reforms on the rental sector.
Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) has already had a noticeable ripple-effect on the country’s housing market – and the future could hold numerous complications for homeowners and first-time buyers.
Last December, British homeowners tapped into a staggering combined property wealth of £837 million – marking the largest amount of equity withdrawal over the Christmas period in the last nine years. According to property experts, 2015’s historic low interest rates encouraged homeowners to remortgage on to a cheaper deal, with the average equity figure withdrawn via re-mortgaging per person sitting at a very healthy £30,361.