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The future of plan-making in light of Covid-19

The UK’s plan-led system, as prescribed National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), aims to create certainty. Something a little at odds with the current situation, where we all now find ourselves living in these most uncertain of times. In theory, the certainty that is provided by adopted local plans should give confidence to the market, allowing…

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Virtual Viewing of the Week: Villa Le Roc Fleuri, Côte d’Azur

One of the wonderful things about the French Riviera is the sense of magic – a favourite haunt of royal families as well the likes of Coco Chanel, Pablo Picasso and Grace Kelly. In keeping with its star-studded reputation, this beautifully located waterfront home, Villa Le Roc Fleuri on the Cap de Nice, is the…

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Survey says that next three months is ‘right time to buy commercial property’

The survey, carried out at a webinar held by Acuitus, Knight Frank and IPSX, showed that 45% were planning to invest, 28% would not be, and the remaining 27% were undecided. Commenting on the findings, Roger Clarke, Managing Director of IPSX, the securities exchange dedicated to commercial real estate, commented: “I think this is both…

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Properties with potential: UK houses in need of renovation

The idea of creating your own home from scratch has always held a lot of appeal. Designing a house, from major building work down to the very last design detail, is not just a passion project, but a great way to develop and expand a diverse set of skills, and maybe even launch a new…

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