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Sponsors for the Thames Valley Property Awards

February 27, 2017

We're sponsors of the ‘Business Park of Year’ category at the 2017 Thames Valley Property Awards.

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Julia Garrard joins Kempton Carr Croft

February 20, 2017

We welcome Julia Garrard, who joined Kempton Carr Croft in January 2017.

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4 common causes of subsidence in a property

February 20, 2017

How to minimise the impact of these 4 common causes of subsidence on your property.

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What to do if you suspect subsidence

February 20, 2017

Find out how to spot the common tell tale signs of subsidence and how you should act 

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Instruct a valuer to increase your share in a shared ownership property

February 10, 2017

If you took a shared ownership scheme such as the government’s help to buy initiative to get on the property ladder, here's...

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Identifying Structural Problems in an older property

January 31, 2017

Full structural surveys can save you time and money in the long run. 

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Michael Darroch joins Kempton Carr Croft

January 30, 2017

We welcome Michael Darroch who joins Kempton Carr Croft in January 2017 as a Senior Surveyor.

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Prepare your property for the winter season

December 20, 2016

See our tips for preparing your home in advance of the winter months 

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Considerations for sourcing a new business premises

November 20, 2016

Are you moving your business to a new location? Make sure you've considered these important factors

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The pros and cons of renting a commercial property

October 21, 2016

Is renting the right move for your business? Here we look at both sides of the coin. 

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Landlords: What could you make of your dilapidated property?

September 1, 2016

Tips for success at the point of lease break, expiry or renewal in your commercial tenancy.   

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Paula Harrington & Adrian Bailey join Kempton Carr Croft

July 18, 2016

We welcome Paula Harrington and Adrian Bailey who have joined KCC's Loan Security and General Practice teams respectively. 

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Reflecting on 30 years of business

May 1, 2016

Michael Carr and Malcolm Kempton reflect on their 30 years as business owners. 

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30 years of business

May 1, 2016

We've come a long way in 30 years. 

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Considerations for determining boundary lines

April 28, 2016

How we as surveyors determine boundary lines, and why it's not always as simple as you think. 

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Stamp duty for second homes

March 31, 2016

See how any residential property that doesn’t complete its sale before midnight 31st March 2016 will be affected.    

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HomeBuyers report or Building Survey?

March 15, 2016

Not all building surveys are equal.... which one is right for you and your property? 

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What is the difference between Freehold and Leasehold?

March 9, 2016

This short article should help to clear up the jargon on the agents particulars.

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Permitted Development Rights

February 23, 2016

See how qualifying commercial units can be converted to residential use without planning permission. 

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Seeking ROI? Think Cross Rail

December 22, 2015

 Sales and lettings in the region looks set for continued growth in both demand and value – so don’t miss...

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4 property valuation questions answered

June 7, 2015

Why your sale price might not match the valuers figure and why you should use a RICS registered valuer. 

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