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Why Do You Need A Construction Manager?

Friday, 12 July, 2019

Construction manager performs a significant responsibility in carrying out a building project from beginning to end. Whether it is a small renovation project or remodeling work, a massive commercial project or development of a residential complex; a construction manager brings a significant change in the success of it. The construction manager not just monitors the … Read More »

Should You Buy New Or Resale Property In Cornwall?

Wednesday, 8 May, 2019

When you are looking for a property, it is essential to make the decision systematically.  It applies everywhere, London or Cornwall. Whether to buy a new one or resale property depends on your choice. The blog talks about some driving factors affecting your decision. Are you in a hurry? If your investment has to finish … Read More »

We did not expect that!!

Monday, 1 April, 2019

On a recent inspection on a property in Cornwall, our surveyor, having been instructed to undertake a Building Survey could not believe what they were seeing.  Inspecting the windows and checking seals for blown double glazing units the surveyor identified that the seals had deteriorated and double-glazed units had failed. This being a potentially large … Read More »

Inspection – We go further

Friday, 29 March, 2019

If there is an area big enough to crawl through, we will, as far as we possibly can. Whether these are sub-floor voids or small roof spaces, we have the flexibility both physically and with the equipment available to us to view difficult to see places. Colin Cockram, one of our director’s got a little … Read More »

Top Tips For Those Who Wish To Make Cornwall Their Second Home

Friday, 15 March, 2019

The landscape, the see, and the laid-back
life of Cornwall make it the perfect place to “live” the life in a real sense.
The high-streets of Cornwall are packed
with not just tourists, but aspirants who wish to buy a property there as the
‘second home’.