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How to add value to your rental investment

Nigel Lewis

Your tenants have just moved out and the property is clearly in need of a refresh – carpets are worn, the kitchen is creaking at the hinges and the avocado green bathroom is no longer fashionable. But the question is, how much is too much …

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Going green - what value does it add to your home?

In house team

Information just released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change reports that improving the green credentials of a property can add up to £12,000 to its value. With these features often costly to implement, homeowners are keen to …

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Which improvements add value to your property?

Lisa MacKenzie

Many would-be sellers were unable to move during the recession due to finance difficulties or uncertainty in the market, and as a result we saw many homeowners opt to renovate and improve their homes instead. Those who would typically have upsized …

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Commercial property is getting more popular as a source for residential conversions

Nicola Venning

Commercial property is growing in popularity as a potential source for residential conversions. The Government’s New Permitted Development Rights, which only came into affect on the 30th of May, gives a three year window for the conversion …

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What are the changes to the rules governing commercial to residential change of use?

Richard Sayer

The introduction of the commercial to residential planning changes should in theory help to provide more new homes across the country, while addressing the issue of empty office blocks which cannot be let. With councils previously not particularly …

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