Property Development

The Largest Construction Projects Currently Underway in Los Angeles

February 17, 2014

Construction projects are booming across the country, especially in Los Angeles, California, where this city is undergoing several building projects at any given time. The number of expansion projects going on right now is a barometer of sorts for the healthy development of roadways, businesses, neighborhoods and even the nation’s economy. Neighborhood Expansion Neighborhood expansions […]

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Property Investment: Building from Scratch vs. Renovating an Existing Property

January 24, 2014

There are two typical routes for investors to take when setting out on a new property investment venture. Some will invest in a new build while others will buy existing properties to renovate and sell on. There are pros and cons to both approaches, and the best option varies from investor to investor. In the […]

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How to choose your retirement property

January 11, 2014

Whether it’s because of friends, family or downsizing, a lot of people choose to move house when they retire. Deciding where to move to and what sort of property to buy can be difficult, with many retirees facing a whole host of changing requirements and needs. If you’re considering a move closer to the kids […]

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Which Types of Roofs Have the Fewest Complications?

January 3, 2014

Caring for your roof is one of the best ways to avoid expensive problems with a leaky roof in the middle of the winter. Investing in the right roofing materials will prevent leaks and other problems. Which roofing materials will provide you with the proper durability for your roof? Composition Shingles Using composition shingles can […]

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Residential Areas with the Worst Home Insurance Rates

November 12, 2013

The rate that you pay for home insurance depends on different factors. These factors include where you live, the rate of property crime in your neighborhood, preventive measures that you have in place (i.e. smoke detectors, home security system, etc.), and loss claims for the area. For individuals who purchase a home in an area […]

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Top 10 investment Hotspots Of 2013 So Far

September 11, 2013

Property markets are different all around the world. As everyone continues to use words like “global financial crisis” and “eurozone recession”, some countries have already begun to rebound, while others are well on their way to recovery.  Picking the right place to invest, then, is vital to make the most of an economically uncertain time. […]

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Relaxation of Planning Permission for Extensions

August 13, 2013

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development Order) Amendment 2013 came into effect on 30th May 2013.  For a period of three years, between 30th May 2013 and 30th May 2016, homeowners may be able to build bigger single storey rear extensions onto their properties under the permitted development rules i.e. they would not […]

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Insurance company sentenced to return the contributions of a housing cooperative

July 29, 2013

The Supreme Court  in Spain sentenced an insurance company to return the contributions of a housing cooperative that will not be built The Plenary session of the First Chamber of the Supreme Court resolved an appeal to the return to the Cooperative of amounts given for housing development. The First Chamber of the Supreme Court, meeting […]

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Structural Failures and My Rights

March 11, 2013

Buildings, bridges, and roadways can become compromised for a variety of reasons and property owners are required to monitor those weaknesses and either repair the damage or notify any pertinent parties. When these structures fail the general public is exposed to the possibility of great disaster occurring at any moment.   According to Bottar Leone, personal […]

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UK Government Launches ‘Green Deal’ To Help Homeowners Stay Warm For Less

February 28, 2013

The UK government has recently announced plans to offer long term loans to homeowners in a bid to improve energy efficiency and cut bills. Known as the ‘Green Deal’, the move will ensure that the UK’s ageing house stock will stay adequate for many years to come, with new insulation, double glazing and heating systems being installed […]

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