Cheap UK Property For Sale

How To Find Cheap UK Property For Sale Why is searching for a cheap UK property for sale becoming more and more popular in Britain? Everyone wants to find their dream home but one of the biggest obstacles for first time buyers and even seasoned investors is the price. Even in difficult economic times the …

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Houses In Need Of Renovation

Buying houses in need of renovation for sale Over the last number of years in the UK there has been an upward trend in the number of people buying houses in need of renovation and re-selling them, with the main goal to make money from renovating property. This has proven to be a very successful …

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How To Buy Derelict Property

How to buy derelict property in the UK If you are curious about how to buy derelict property in the UK, our article will outline some of the most common methods for acquiring abandoned houses, empty flats and rundown properties around Britain. We’ll take a look at some common and lesser known strategies about buying …

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Derelict Property For Sale In Scotland

Buying derelict property for sale in Scotland Scotland is two-thirds the size of England with a population of just under six million and unlike their comparatively overcrowded neighbour to the south, the Scots enjoy a better land area to population ratio. In real terms, this means anyone who is interested in finding a derelict property …

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Barn Conversions For Sale In The UK

Finding Barn Conversions For Sale In The UK During the past 40 years barn conversions have become increasingly popular. With a decrease in the number of smaller farms in the UK, there are now more old barns available to turn into beautiful homes. The idea of living in the countryside or close to a small …

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Repossessed Houses For Sale

Repossessed Houses For Sale The current state of the economy means that the number of repossessed properties in the UK is on the rise. During the last quarter of 2019 the number of homeowners who had their house repossessed rose by 17% compared to the same period of 2018. For buy-to-let owners the figure was …

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Buying A Barn For Conversion

Renovating a barn for conversion We have all sat on the sofa on a Sunday afternoon and worked our way through hundreds of property adverts, so when we see an ad titled “barn for conversion” our attention immediately perks up. Somewhere in the misty crevasses of our mind we imagine ourselves living in a beautifully …

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House Insurance When Unoccupied

House insurance for unoccupied properties Having comprehensive home insurance is a priority at the best of times, but if you are planning to be away from home for an extended period, it’s also important to make sure you have house insurance when unoccupied as well as when you are present. House insurance for unoccupied properties …

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How To Protect Your Empty Property

Protect your empty property As many owners know, the security of their empty property is a constant worry and a lack of protection can have a dramatic effect on the cost of insurance premiums as well as the safety of the building itself. In this article we shall discuss measures you can take to protect …

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Insurance For Unoccupied Property

Insurance For Unoccupied Property – Do I need cover? When it comes to insurance for unoccupied property there are many different circumstances in which your building, whether it be a house, flat or other property, could be classed as unoccupied property. In short, most UK insurance companies class an unoccupied property as one which is …

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Renovating A Derelict Property

Renovating a derelict property in the UK If you are considering building a house and are searching for a plot of land on which to build a family home it is well worth considering the possibility of renovating a derelict property. The advantage of renovating a derelict property or old house is that there is …

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Claiming A Derelict Property

Can I claim a derelict or empty property? There are a lot of myths surrounding derelict properties and empty buildings in the UK and in this article we shall attempt to answer the burning question “Can I claim a derelict property?”. In this article we shall discuss laying a claim to derelict, empty and seemingly …

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Buildings Insurance for Empty Houses

Buildings Insurance for Empty Houses in the UK We are all familiar with normal house insurance which, for most home owners, means home and contents cover. It’s the kind of policy that brings peace of mind to anyone with their normal place of residence. However some people may own a second home that is only …

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Abandoned Houses In The UK

Claiming Abandoned Houses In The UK In spite of a severe shortage of family homes there are thousands of abandoned houses in the UK. In cities, towns and the countryside, abandoned houses are falling into ruin even as the price of property continues to rise. Homes that have been vacant long term (more than 6 …

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Country Property

Property in the countryside A 2021 buyers guide to country property Many people dream of owning a idyllic country property, living a life of tranquillity near some chocolate-box village with friendly neighbours who wave every morning when you walk to the local shop to collect your newspapers. In this article we shall be dealing with …

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Claiming Abandoned Houses

Claiming Abandoned Houses For Free There are abandoned houses in towns and cities all over the UK. Some of the properties have registered owners but may still look abandoned. Land that is unregistered can be claimed for free and the same applies to houses but it is not a simple process. There are certain legalities …

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Derelict Houses For Sale

Finding Derelict Houses For Sale Everyone wants to get a bargain when it comes to buying a house. In the UK there are thousands of abandoned and derelict properties that are waiting to be turned into homes. In addition, even if you do not want somewhere to live, buying a derelict property and renovating it …

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Rundown Houses For Sale

Buying Rundown Houses For Sale A rundown house is a property that is in a state of disrepair. It may not be empty or derelict but merely in need of some TLC. Some rundown houses for sale have never been updated since the 1970’s or 1980’s. There is an increase in the number of buyers …

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Church Buildings For Sale

Church Buildings For Sale in the UK Many old buildings are renovated for use as residential properties and there is now a growing demand for empty church buildings that are no longer used for worship. Around twenty churches a year are subject to closure in the UK and these may be available to buy either …

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Abandoned Houses

Finding abandoned houses in the UK If you’ve been searching for a derelict property to renovate but have not had any luck and have not managed to find a suitable property it may be worth considering widening your search to look for abandoned houses. Many of us have seen derelict and abandoned properties all over …

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How Long Does Planning Permission Last?

How Long Does Planning Permission Last? Buying a property in need of renovation is a huge task but can be rewarding. There are many factors to consider when undertaking a project. You need to arrange finance, engage builders or be prepared to spend many hours doing the work yourself and there is the cost of …

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Abandoned Property: How Long Before A Property Is Considered Abandoned?

Abandoned Property How Long Before A Property Is Considered Abandoned? Although many people dream of stumbling across the perfect abandoned property, the fact is almost all property and land in the UK belongs to someone. The Crown owns a vast amount of land and buildings as does the UK government. There are many instances where …

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