Monthly Archives: May 2013

Time to take action on empty property rates in the North West

RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) has once again called on the government to take action on empty property rates (EPR) after extensive research revealed the business tax on vacant buildings is significantly harming our economic recovery. […]

May 31st, 2013|Petty Commercial|

Petty Conveyancing – making your move smoother

Moving home can be a stressful experience and the last thing you need is a Solicitor who doesnt work together with your Agent and causes you delays and more stress. […]

May 23rd, 2013|Petty Residential|


landlords what to look for when choosing a Property Management company to manage their portfolio’s. The management of leasehold residential properties is a complex business for many Landlords.  To be effective and to run your portfolio with expertise requires a thorough knowledge of the statutory requirements of various Landlord and Tenant legislation and compliance with the recognised Codes of Practice. […]

May 14th, 2013|Petty Residential|

Take Stock of Obsolescence

Obsolescence is nothing new but the environment in which we operate means that it is now a very real threat. In particular the aging nature of the UK’s office stock due to the high percentage built before the 1960’s linked with increasing legislation and the changing requirements for corporates will mean that landlords now need to think seriously about refurbishing and upgrading their stock if they don’t want to see the value of their buildings depreciate. […]

May 13th, 2013|Petty Commercial|

Business Premises Renovation Allowance

An extension of a 100% tax relief known as Business Premises Renovation Allowance (BPRA) has been welcomed by RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) as it will help bring more vacant premises back into productive use and encourage new businesses to open across the North West, creating local jobs. […]

May 8th, 2013|Petty Commercial|
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