What will this do for me? Get Prepared!
If you own, or are thinking of buying a Listed Building and doing work to it, however minor, this guide is for you! Development of listed property is quite complex, but these few simple tips will help you to get the project off to a great start.
Why is a Listed property Special?
It is important to understand that as an owner of a Listed Property you have great responsibility as a custodian. Understanding why this is important, what it means, and what your obligations are, and what makes your Listed Property unique and special. What is covered by the listing, and the different types of listed property are all covered here.
Avoid the bad stuff
Unauthorised work to a Listed Property is a criminal offence. Learn a little bit about which types of work need permissions and which do not, and how to be sure that planned work does not result in legal issues. Understand a little about recognising problems before purchase, and what to do when you find them.
Reveal the potential
Be realistic about the changes you want to make to the Listed Building, and work around constraints to ensure that the changes maximise potential, and are worth the effort. Most listed property will require considerable thought to realise truly fantastic results.
Love your Property!
Once you start seeing the options for your refurbished property we guarantee you'll start to imagine how it will look and feel. even reading this guide will help you to imagine how it might feel in the finished property. It will certainly make it a lot easier to visualise how this might be possible.