It is not a surprise that adding value to a home is a goal for the majority of homeowners. However, many people do not know how to act on this goal without any significant effort. This article will explain the architectural and conditional qualities needed to add value to your home. Qualities such as adequate ventilation, lighting strategies and an open plan arrangement that allow a building to be futureproofed for any future owners.
Converting A House Into FlatsMore and more homeowners are converting their homes into flats. And it is quite apparent why – the ever-growing demand for flats in London. More homeowners now realise that splitting their property into units helps them increase rental income and increase property value. So how do you convert your house into flats and what are the expected costs? The following guide should help you in this regard.
If a house has to be divided into multiple units, it will be required to obtain p ...
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Table of Contents
2 Where to Start
3 Which Plotfinder site fits your needs the best?
4 What would you need in a plotfinder site?
5 Ten Points to Look for in a good plotfinder site
6 List of Plotfinder Sites with our Assessments
7 Summary of Assessments
“How much will a loft conversion cost?”
In the interest of saving on the cost of loft conversions, you will want optimum control over your budget.
This is common question for owner-occupiers with growing families. More space is highly desirable, and extending tends to be cheaper than moving.
before you start
Most people need advice or help regarding build cost indicators, because:
■ they may not know even estimated costs ■ prices do change for labour and materials ■ they may ha ...
What is the Party Wall etc Act?
The Party Wall etc Act 1996 governs certain types of work that a building owner (the person undertaking the construction works), undertakes to their property.
The Act ensures that prior to commencing those proposed works, the building owner serves a Party Wall Notice upon the adjoining owner (the neighbour adjoining the construction works).
The Party Wall Notice gives the adjoining owner the opportunity and legal right to appoint a Party Wall Surveyor to review the proposed works from ...