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Japanese knotweed mortgage

Banks Confirm Lending Policy for Knotweed

Posted by Admin - Jul 2016

Sources at two of the UKs major mortgage lenders (Santander and Barclays) have recently advised that they do not automatically decline property where a valuer has reported the presence of knotweed.

TA6 form - disclosure of Japanese knotweed

Japanese Knotweed Disclosure

Posted by Admin - Jul 2016

Property Information Form (TA6) forms part of the contract documentation when you are selling your home. It requires the seller to disclose information about the property. The 3rd Edition of the TA6 form came into effect a few weeks ago and now includes new questions on Japanese knotweed.

RICS Home Survey

The Benefit of a RICS Home Survey

Posted by Admin - Jun 2016

Caveat Emptor – Buyer Beware!

In the UK, property is bought under the principle of caveat emptor: Latin for “let the buyer beware”. Although the buyer and estate agent have a duty to not withhold any information from the homebuyer, many defects may be hidden and the seller may be unaware of them.

TA6 mortgage application form

Property Information Form (TA6): 3rd Edition

Posted by Admin - Jun 2016

The TA6 Form (Seller’s Property Information Form) is a general questionnaire for property sellers. This form must be completed by an individual or company when selling a residential property.

Japanese Knotweed – River Diversion

Japanese Knotweed Removal, South Yorkshire

Posted by Admin - May 2016

Japanese Knotweed Ltd were contacted by a coal authority who were seeking professional knotweed removal services. The coal authority enlisted our expertise to remove a river bank which contained Japanese knotweed. The bank needed to be removed in order to divert a stream which runs through the site of an old mine near Barnsley, South Yorkshire.