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Construction Site at Your House: What’s Your Liability if a Worker is Injured?

August 15, 2013

(US Law) When starting a new construction project, most homeowners consider the direct costs of the project and little else. Relatively few homeowners consider the potential liability in the event that a worker is injured on their property. Homeowners should consider such issues before hiring workers for their latest projects as a bit of preparation […]

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How much does it really cost to move house?

March 13, 2013

Author: property news author Frances MacDonald has plenty of experience with buying and selling houses, but here she councils people about those hidden costs – such as stamp duty and solicitors’ fees for moving house – that can come as a nasty surprise when the larger amounts have already been agreed. When you’ve saved […]

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A place in the sun: buying property in New Zealand

September 20, 2012

A place in the sun: buying property in New Zealand It was a place that not many really considered before the Lord of the Rings thrust its scenery centre-stage, but New Zealand is a small, sparsely populated country that punches well above its weight. Many Brits are finding the appeal of emigrating to this distant […]

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