Monthly Archives: August 2011

Walls across streets

Not so long back I posted about the wall across the road in Chorlton. Well I've just got to page 189 of Restoration Home and it's about walls across roads. One particular one in Bromley Kent was put up to … Continue reading
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Allsop Residential Auction

332 lots will be offfered at the Allsop Residential Auction 15th September 2011. the catalogue includes: 146 distressed lots 20 lots from 8 housing associations 7 lots from 3 local authorities 15 regulated tenancy investments 31 ground rent investments Thursday … Continue reading
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No to pubs into flats

I think this is a sensible decision to say no to turning pubs into houses. The Britannia Inn, at Penny Bridge in South Lakeland has been overpriced for sale says the council. One of the ways a property owner can … Continue reading
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Adding value to your home

ADDING VALUE TO YOUR HOME Most people think that adding value to your home means a total renovation project to make a ‘show home’ that will have people falling over themselves to buy off you!!! You’ll be glad to hear … Continue reading
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Twigs in the bathroom

Maybe you already know my thoughts on twigging - these twigs in the bathroom strike me as misplaced. Maybe you think it's normal to put twigs in the bathroom? Have you seen any examples of extreme twigging?
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Garage conversion

If you've got an integral garage you might have thought about converting it into a more useful space by turning it in to a room or two! You might have a growing family, or just want more space to spread … Continue reading
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Playford Hall in Suffolk

Playford Hall is a stunning building. It's got those elegant long chimney stacks of tudor times befitting a house of it's grade 2 listed status. Built originally for Sir Anthony Felton, the High Sherriff of Suffolk in 1597. Originating as … Continue reading
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Additional lots at Edward Mellor Auction

There's a few extra lots to look at at Edward Mellor for their September Auction. You can view the catalogues here.
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Gutters

When a gutter leaks it'll make the walls of your property damp. This can affect the inside of your house so it's best to sort out problems as soon as you notice then. Doing routine maintenance on your house means … Continue reading
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Who to believe?

Just reading about someone who's had a survey done on a house with a 'loft conversion' that's come back as not meeting any regulations. This was already very obvious by the house description as the loft area was described as … Continue reading
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