Factors to consider if you want to find a suitable site to build your own house

Want to build your own home? Here are the steps to consider when hunting a suitable site and securing planning permission Avoid rushing into a buying a site without considering the steps involved James Firth, of estate agents Strutt & Parker, gives his views on choosing a site  By Myra Butterworth For MailOnline Published: 02:18 … Read more

Demand for pet-friendly rental properties soars during the pandemic says Rightmove

Creature comforts: Demand for animal-friendly rentals DOUBLES as tenants who acquired pets during lockdown flock to property websites Demand for pet-friendly homes up 120 per cent in the past year of the pandemic Government’s template tenancy agreement has removed restrictions on pets More than three million homes have added a pet since the start of … Read more

Lack of parking sees 7m homeowners convert their front gardens into drives 

Millions of homeowners have converted their front garden into a driveway amid a shortage of guaranteed parking spaces, it has been revealed. New research by Direct Line Home Insurance claimed that 6.6 million people have turned either some, or all, of the green space at the front of their property into a dedicated parking area. … Read more

Gower’s spectacular coastline helps make it the ‘Monaco of Wales’

Gower’s spectacular coastline, Michelin restaurants and pricey properties all explain why it’s the ‘Monaco of Wales’, says FRED REDWOOD By Fred Redwood For The Daily Mail Published: 17:26 EDT, 29 July 2021 | Updated: 17:26 EDT, 29 July 2021 Which Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty comes top when judged by house price premiums?  It could … Read more