What to do about building work without Planning or Building Regulations consent

What to do about building work without Planning or Building Regulations consent

  What if your surveyor or solicitor finds illegal building work?   It’s not unusual to discover at the last minute that extensions or structural alterations don’t have the necessary consents. In other words they’re illegal. It also raises questions...
Don’t blame the surveyor! Delays with contracts and searches

Don’t blame the surveyor! Delays with contracts and searches

  Problems with contracts and delays with searches   Minor disagreements over the precise details in draft contracts have an unfortunate tendency to escalate into full-blown disputes.  Draft contracts are normally based on standard templates with standard...
Mortgage Linked Life Insurance and Medical Reports

Mortgage Linked Life Insurance and Medical Reports

  My Mortgage Lender Wants Me To Take Out Life Insurance – Should I Be Worried?   Lenders sometimes insist on you taking out life insurance cover as a condition of the mortgage. This may apply in cases where applicants are of a certain age or have an...