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New scheme helps you buy a new build home if you have a property to sell

by Christopher Taylor
 

Figures show that around one in three property purchases in the UK end up falling through. While many of these occur because the buyer has changed their mind or because the seller feels the process isn’t moving quickly enough, a significant proportion also fail because of problems with collapsed chains.

Having a property to sell can be a problem if you’re looking to move home. Now,...

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What’s wrong with new build mortgage valuations?

by Chris Gregory
 

When lending on new build, should lenders just rely on the mortgage valuation? There is other data available that can be used in valuing new build developments. Chris Gregory, CEO at Developer Solutions Ltd (DSL), explains

During the boom period leading up to 2007 a culture of greed swept through the banking and finance industries. The housebuilding sector was not immune to this: driving...

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Property part-exchange

by Christopher Taylor
 

Chris Taylor, director at pXchange Ltd explains the ins and outs of property part-exchange and how housebuilders can find cash buyers

Part exchange has been a component in the property market for many years. It can be used for many differing applications but, is primarily offered in the new build sector.

How does it work, who benefits from it, what are the pitfalls, what’s in store for...

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Land valuation reports can assess potential income

by Chris Gregory
 

Developer Solutions provides land valuation reports for landowners, local authorities, house builders, contractors, developers and housing associations.

The reports contain robust data sets to support independent valuations of land for property development and assessing potential income. The reports cover each stage of the development cycle through to sales and marketing and provide mortgage...

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Launch of land valuations report

by Chris Gregory
 

A new report designed to help house builders derive accurate land valuations prior to acquisition has been launched.

The Pricing Viability Appraisal (PVA) has been designed by DSL (Developer Solutions Ltd) in conjunction with mortgage lenders, valuers, and house builders.  It delivers detailed local market analysis gathered by an on-the-ground qualified RICS valuer and supported by wider...

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