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The Benefits of Blockchain in Property Sales

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The technology at the heart of bitcoin and other virtual currencies is Blockchain, an open and incorruptible digital ledger of financial transactions.

Each party on a Blockchain has access to the entire database and its history. The data is held on multiple servers and no one party controls the data or information. Every party verifies the records of its transactions. Once a transaction is entered and the accounts updated, the records cannot be altered.

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Why Residential Landlords should reduce their Carbon Footprint

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Carbon emissions from the built environment are a key component in global warming or climate change. Regulations are already in place and will most likely increase to ensure property owners take action to reduce emissions.

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is required whenever a property is built, sold or rented.

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Building Safety Post Grenfell

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Following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower, it was universally agreed that this must never happen again.

Various inquiries and reviews have been or are in the process of being carried out.

In May 2018 Dame Judith Hackitt published an independent review on Building Regulations and Fire Safety.

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Why A Hard Brexit is Bad for the UK Property and Construction Sectors

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As time moves on with no agreement with the European Union, the likelihood of a hard Brexit looms even larger.

UK companies have been left with no option but to make contingency plans to protect their businesses and jobs. There is a real possibility that these contingencies plans will be activated very shortly and before the outcome is known.

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1976 and 2018; UK heatwave draws unwanted comparisons

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The Met Office amongst others are drawing comparisons with this years’ hot dry summer and that of 1976.

In the early 1970’s with the boom in home ownership, mortgage providers thought Subsidence cover would be a useful addition to insurance coverage to protect their financial interests. Insurers were happy to oblige and add this low risk peril as standard to their policies.

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