Property Advice from the Experts:
CJ Bloor

Embark on Your Property Adventure: Expert Advice for Every Step of the Way
Settlement in buildings

Advice

10 Jun 2024

Settlement in Buildings

Settlement in Buildings: Causes, Effects, and Solutions Settlement in buildings is a common but critical

Chris Bloor

What is a Chartered Surveyor?

Advice

1 Jun 2024

What is a Chartered Surveyor?

Having your property surveyed is a crucial step in the property-buying process. A thorough home

Aminah Barnes

Mis-sold cavity wall insulation

Advice

30 May 2024

Mis-Sold Cavity Wall Insulation

Mis-sold Cavity Wall Insulation: A Growing Concern for UK Homeowners Since the 1990s, cavity wall

Chris Bloor

Is my surveyor qualified - how to know

Advice

13 Apr 2024

Is My Surveyor Qualified?

There are lots of questions that come up when you’re investing in a property. But

Aminah Barnes

The Art of Property Negotiation

Advice

14 Mar 2024

The Secret Art of Property Negotiation

Navigating property negotiations, especially when dealing with estate agents, requires skill and understanding. This article

Chris Bloor

what is dry rot and what are the signs?

Advice

14 Feb 2024

What Is Dry Rot and What Are the Signs?

Contrary to its misleading name, dry rot is a byproduct of damp conditions, specifically a

Chris Bloor

What is Japanese Knotweed and What Can You Do About It?

Advice

14 Jan 2024

Combatting Japanese Knotweed: Identification and Solutions

Japanese knotweed, scientifically known as Fallopia japonica or Polygonum cuspidatum, is a herbaceous perennial plant

Chris Bloor

Pest Infestations: How to Spot Them and What to Do

Advice

17 Dec 2023

Pest Infestations: How to Spot Them and What to Do

Pest infestations can wreak havoc on buildings, causing structural damage, compromising hygiene, and creating unpleasant

Chris Bloor

Do i need a valuation or survey?

Advice

5 Nov 2023

Do I Need A Valuation Or A Survey?

It’s common to talk about property valuations and surveys in the same sentence when buying

Aminah Barnes

how to improve the energy efficiency of a home

Advice

27 Oct 2023

Energy Efficiency Home Tips: Enhance Your Property’s Performance

In the age of increasing energy costs and growing concerns about our environmental footprint, making

Chris Bloor

how to renegotiate after a home survey

Advice

27 Oct 2023

How To Renegotiate An Offer After A Home Survey

For most people, buying a house is the most significant financial move they will make.

Chris Bloor

What is Subsidence and How to Spot the Signs of it?

Advice

27 Oct 2023

What is Subsidence and How to Spot the Signs of it?

Subsidence is a significant issue for homeowners, particularly for those residing in regions prone to

Chris Bloor

should i choose an online or high street estate agent

Advice

26 Oct 2023

Should I Use an Online Estate Agent?

Buying or selling a property are usually big moments, so it’s only natural to look

Chris Bloor

help to buy scheme pros and cons

Advice

15 Oct 2023

What are the Pros and Cons of the Help to Buy Scheme?

The Help to Buy scheme, introduced by the government to assist first-time homebuyers in purchasing

Chris Bloor

how to prepare for a domestic EPC

Advice

5 Oct 2023

What is a Domestic EPC and How to Prepare for One?

Domestic EPCs are usually required by law when buying or renting a property. They help

Chris Bloor