Fire Safety Advice Changes For Low Rise Blocks

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In 2017 a fire broke out at the Grenfell Tower block of flats in North Kensington, South London. The fire not only destroyed the high rise block of flats, but also claimed the lives of 72 people. The fire was a combination of an electrical fault with a resident’s fridge, coupled with highly flammable cladding […]

What is Negative Equity?

Negative equity, or it is sometimes referred to as being “upside down”, is where an asset’s value depreciates, or goes down in value, and becomes worth less than the balance of the loan that may be against the asset. Here are two (2) examples: You buy a property for £150,000, and have a 10% deposit, […]

Should I Take Out a Loan to Improve My Property?

Buying a property is a huge responsibility, and also a huge joy! No more Mr. or Mrs./Miss Landlord, you are the owner of all you can survey….in your own property. But again, with this joy and freedom, comes a big responsibility. If something needs to be repaired or you want to update some aspect of […]