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Lots to think about

04/11/2021

The ending of the stamp duty holiday has, it seems, had little or no effect on the housing market and the auction world is busy, busy, busy.

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Dealing with damp

04/10/2021

Damp, itís extremely common, especially in older houses, and yet it fills us all with dread. Often we hide it - we paint over it with a stain blocker or push a piece of furniture in the way, so it goes out of sight and mind. But neither is a solution and both can easily make things worse, because untreated, damp can not only be unsightly, it can also cause serious damage.

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How much? A rough guide to the cost of home improvements

04/10/2021

Do you know what the average costs are for some of the bigger jobs around the house? For example, how much would it cost you to build a new extension? What about rewiring the place? And have you got any idea how much it would cost to replace all the windows?

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How to find a good builder

02/09/2021

If youíre buying at one of our auctions, the chances are you will be buying a probate property. They tend to have belonged to older people, so they often require updating. However, if thatís not something you regularly do, finding a good builder to undertake the work is a challenge that often fills us with dread.

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Hybrid Auctions

19/07/2021

A 'Question and Answer' session with Phillip Arnold of Phillip Arnold Auctions and Digital Munkey's property journalist, Simon Cairnes.

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Probate and Auctions

29/06/2021

A 'Question and Answer' session with Phillip Arnold Auctions' Director of Operations, Julie Gooding and Property Journalist, Simon Cairnes.

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