Interest rates rose by 0.5% to 5% this week, as the Bank of England continues to grapple with high levels of inflation, marking their 13th consecutive rise. Now, homeowners are wondering how this will impact their mortgage.
Witnessing everything from the coronation of the first King of England, the Blitz, and the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, these historic buildings have been essential to Britain’s royals throughout the centuries.
According to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), if spray foam insulation is found during an inspection the value of the property will reduce and could even render your property un-mortgageable.
Despite this, spray foam is the most popular choice of insulation to date, but is it worth it?
The Government has brought forward the new Health and Safety legislation to this spring, giving developers only five weeks to sign up. Developers who do not sign the contract face ‘significant consequences’ according to the Department for Levelling up, Housing, and Communities (DLUHC).
With inflation remaining above 10%, the commercial property sector is still facing its share of challenges; with the number of commercial builds underinsured at a record high and housing associations under pressure to change their service framework.
Social housing providers are being urged to improve the quality of their properties after the annual complaints review by the Housing Ombudsman found 32 social housing landlords with a high failure rate between 2021 and 2022.
The World Cup might be over, but football season is still going strong, and you might be wondering why we – as a Building Consultancy – are discussing the footie… This season Sillence Hurn are sponsoring one of our local team Captains, Alex Welch, of AFC Stoneham.
A lack of clarity between flexible and hybrid working is having a negative impact on the relationship between bosses and their employees. Alex Hurn, Managing Director, is calling for greater transparency from employers
A new framework has been launched to assist developers and homeowners during the new home build process. What does the New Homes Ombudsman Service and New Homes Quality Code mean for developers? Check out our guide below
Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do at Sillence Hurn. To showcase our clients and the relationships we have established with them, we are pleased to share another installment to our ‘Sillence Hurn meets………’ blog series. This time we meet Daryl Norkett from LendWell.
Launched in 2019, LendWell funds shorter term, specialist property transactions.
Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do at Sillence Hurn. To showcase our clients and the relationships we have established with them, we introduce our ‘Sillence Hurn meets………’ blog series, starting today with Jack of EXP Property.
EXP is the merge of two independently successful development companies. This combined expertise compliments each other to create precision, growth and versatility.
If you're looking to work in partnership with a company that will put your needs first, whilst offering a unique and progressive approach to building consultancy services, then engage with us - get in touch, follow us, connect... whatever is best for you!