Number of new homes under construction soars by 31%

Number of new homes under construction soars by 31%

More than 35,000 new-build homes are under way, including wildlife-friendly garden community homes. And if you fancy renting a new-build, there’s good news too. The number of new homes going up has soared by 31% as developers respond to strong demand from buyers. More...

5 tips to get your house sold faster (and be more valuable).

5 tips to get your house sold faster (and be more valuable).

When preparing your home for a viewing, there are some great ideas in this article that will help you sell faster and potentially add thousands of pounds to its current value.  Maximise the space, but keep the character! Your buyer needs to visualise what it will be...

Is the UK housing market starting to soften?

Is the UK housing market starting to soften?

The average price of a residential property in the UK has exceeded £250,000 for the first time, but signs of a slowdown are emerging, according to Zoopla’s latest House Price Index. The latest property price data shows that the average price of a home has hit...

New homes must produce 30% less carbon from next month

New homes must produce 30% less carbon from next month

But experts fear scheme won’t work, not only will carbon savings not be as big as stated, builders aren’t even ready for the change, according to the Home Builders Federation. Solar panels, heat pumps and insulation are set to become more common from next month when...

The Residential Surveying Careers Fair

The Residential Surveying Careers Fair

It’s finally happening! SAVA have re-arranged The Residential Surveying Careers Fair and kindly invited us to exhibit. We look forward to seeing you there!

100 Google 5 Star Reviews!

100 Google 5 Star Reviews!

  We've reached an amazing milestone that we want to shout about We work so hard to give our customers the best...

Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic Update

Respecting Your Health and the Health of Others Our work revolves around inspecting homes. Inevitably, we encounter homeowners, their family and friends and other members of the public on a daily basis. We are mindful of concerns regarding Covid-19 and would like to...

Facebook Live Update

Covid 19 & The Housing Market Recently, we had the pleasure of being invited to take part in a Facebook Livestream chat with Daniel Thomas of Fine & Country Kidderminster & Stourbridge offices to discuss the current situation regarding coping with Covid-19...

Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic update

Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic update

Meet Max, Our company mascot. In the words of Max....."The Human has been working from home the last couple of days, and every so often, he lets me participate in the video calls. All the other Humans smile and cheer when they see me. I am the only thing holding their...

Carpenter Surveyors makes donation to cancer patients at QEHB

Carpenter Surveyors makes donation to cancer patients at QEHB

Carpenter Surveyors has made a generous donation of £1,500 to support cancer patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. The company is based in the Midlands and Managing Director, Ian Bullock, wanted to do something to raise funds for an important cause. Ian...

TECHNICAL BULLETIN – December 2019

TECHNICAL BULLETIN – December 2019

By Ian Bullock (HONS) MRICS MEWI, CARPENTER SURVEYORS  As a Chartered Surveyor, I often find myself feeling very honoured and fortunate in my role. Not only do I love what I do, but I also have the privilege of seeing some fascinating historic buildings. From historic...