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Buying at Auction

Buying property at auction can be a great way to start or build your investment portfolio, but it's important to follow some simple steps to make...

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Jail for breaches of Fire Safety

The Grimsby Telegraph reports the prosecution in Grimsby Crown Court of local landlord, Keith Newsum, who received a five-month prison sentence, and...

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Appointing a managing agent

Choosing the right managing agent is important, not only for your building and other communal areas but also for the community of the site As a...

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What are Accurate Reinstatement Values?

Usually, a generic pricing table is used to calculate the reinstatement value This generalises all buildings into set categories and gives a...

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Who Is Responsible For Insuring The Building?

The property owner and managing agents where appointed, may be responsible for ensuring an appropriate level of insurance cover is maintained on the...

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What Is The Reinstatement Cost Assessment (RCA)?

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) states that an RCA is an ‘assessment of building reinstatement cost for insurance...

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