November 2013

House Starts On The Rise Say RICS

Date Posted: 26/11/2013 by admin

According to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors house building is on the rise.  In their latest newsletter they claims that Housing starts - new residences for private ownership on which construction has begun - rose sharply in the third qua...

Charity’s building development plans saved from funding disaster

Date Posted: 20/11/2013 by admin

Over the last two years, Inspire Communities has grown from a spark of an idea to a social enterprise that helps vulnerable people feel valued, empowered and to help develop skills for employment with confidence in their abilities and taking an activ...

RICS Weekly News

Date Posted: 10/11/2013 by admin

The latest copy of the RICS Newsletter has some good flood advice for homeowners.  With the winter weather approaching this may be worth a read.You can read the newsletter in your browser by clicking here....

Building defects – Dry rot – serpula lacrymans

Date Posted: 10/11/2013 by admin

During a recent pre-purchase survey the surveyors at Delaney Marling Partnership came across an extensive infestation of dry rot.  The property in question had been empty a long time and over the years a number of had been effected by a number of wa...