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Middleton Advice paper: Biomass - a sustainable and financially attractive opportunity?

29th March 2016

With fossil fuel costs projected to rise and guaranteed income from the Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, biomass boiler systems are an attractive investment proposition for country houses and other qualifying properties.

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Middleton Advice paper: How do I extend a freehold lease in the UK?

29th January 2016

With very few exceptions, leaseholders of flats are eligible to extend their lease by 90 years at zero ground rent, once they have owned a property for two years. The process is governed by statute, so it’s essential for leaseholders to get specialist legal and valuation advice.

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Middleton Advice paper: How do I get permission for a basement in London?

9th December 2015

There are plenty of good reasons to extend your existing property in London, rather than move. 

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Middleton Advice paper: How do leaseholds work in the UK?

9th November 2015

Most flats in the UK are held by their owners on a lease – a contract under which the leaseholder possesses the flat for a specified number of years, at the end of which it reverts back to the landlord.

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Middleton Advice paper: How will your new country house 'work'?

9th September 2015

No-one buys a new property without a structural building survey. However, few people focus on how a country house actually ‘works’. Here are some of the key areas that you can ‘survey’ to get a good picture of how well the practical elements are working and what you may need to upgrade.

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Middleton Advice paper: What are the key differences when buying property in Scotland and England?

9th August 2015

Property transactions in Scotland are governed by separate property laws to those in England and Wales. Here’s some basic information to highlight the differences.

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