New Homes NHBC Buildmark Cover

An attraction of buying a new home is the warranty and cover that comes with it. However many people are unaware of the protection which is available. The cover can be split into three parts, between exchange and completion, the …

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Building Your Own House

We are often approached by individuals seeking to find a plot to build their own house. Invariably they start with dreams, but all too often have to temper those dreams with realism, to realise them.   The major difficulty is …

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Steve Crookes Joins Hannells As Our New Alvaston Branch Manager!

Hannells continues to build their All-star estate agency team as they welcome on board Steve Crookes who will be taking the helm at the Alvaston Branch of Hannells on Shardlow Road.

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When A Freehold Still Carries A Maintenance Charge

In the past the distinction between a Freehold and Leasehold  house was simple. A freehold meant that you owned the land on which it was built, with no charges due to a third party other than utility bills and Council …

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Why Buy New?

The choice between buying a second hand home and a new home will never be one of right or wrong. Instead it is a case of what is right and wrong at any given time for the prospective homeowner. New …

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Turning A New House Into A Home

The attractions of a brand new house are self- evident. Yet for all the external physical benefits it is the interior benefits which make a house a home. Whether you are a developer with show houses to dress, or a …

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Help! I Own Redundant Buildings, What Do I Do?

Our Land & New Homes department is here to help. Many people own commercial buildings which are now either underused, or redundant.  – most do nothing about it. Yet demand for building plots, and refurbishments for change of use has …

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Help! I Think I Have A Building Plot, What Do I Do?

Our Land & New Homes department is here to help! Many people own land associated with their buildings, commercial, and residential – most do nothing about it. Yet demand for building plots has never been higher. If you own such …

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Gary Longden Joins To Start Up Our Brand-New Land & New Homes Department

We’re delighted to announce the arrival of Gary Longden to launch the Land and New Homes Department.   Gary has over thirty years Land experience. At a branch level he will be offering land and planning advice to vendors with …

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