What Is A Listed Building? What Can And Can’t You Do?

The way structures are listed today came from a need to protect buildings of significant interest in the aftermath of World War II. The listings were used to decide whether a particular building should be rebuilt if it was damaged by bombing. Today, in England and Wales, listed buildings are separated into three categories: Grade … Continue reading

Build It Live – Bicester

We’re at Build It Live in Bicester 9-10th June Build It Live Bicester will take place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June at the Bicester Heritage Event Centre and will provide a whole weekend of property inspiration and expert guidance all under one roof. Book your tickets to the 2018 Bicester show here  

New Venue – Thursday 3rd May

The Solent Hotel & Spa Our Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire & Isle of Wight auction will take place at the new venue of The Solent Hotel. The Solent Hotel & Spa is located on Rookery Avenue just off Junction 9 of the M27. From Junction 9 follow the road signs for Whiteley. On reaching the Parkway … Continue reading

Planning permission rules and regulations

The guidelines The government sets out what you can and cannot do to your home and garden, (referred to as curtilage), in a document called the General Permitted Development Order. This includes the terms of development you can start without getting planning permission from your local council. This is known as Permitted Development, or is … Continue reading

What upfront costs do tenants face

Being a tenant can be great, and it offers a quicker way for you to have a home without having the worry and hassle of buying a house. It is pretty simple to become a tenant, but are there any upfront costs? Well, we are going to take a look into what is required from … Continue reading