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26 Feb

Why Buildings Will Save The World | The B1M

From smog-eating buildings to greening some of the planet’s most notorious concrete jungles, this is how construction’s brightest minds are working to save our world. Learn more - https://bit.ly/2VhVGQQ #construction #cities This video was powered by RICS (Royal Institution of…

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26 Feb

A Chatswood home with a train room

What sets this Chatswood family home apart is the converted train room in the home’s center, modeled to replicate an original passenger carriage. The grand five-bedroom estate on 1110sqm, at 18 Wyvern Ave, is an absolute feast of original features,…

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25 Feb

Combustible cladding: protesters call on Boris Johnson to end crisis

Owners of apartments wrapped in dangerous cladding urge PM to release billions in fundingOwners of high-rise apartments wrapped in combustible cladding have demonstrated in Westminster to demand Boris Johnson release billions of pounds to end a national fire safety crisis that continues...

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25 Feb

Mallacoota home made out of mudbricks

Peter Kurz has built over 12 houses using an amazing 22,000 mudbricks. He would spend 2 days abalone diving and then with his 5 days off a week he would spend making mudbricks. He fell in love with the material…

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24 Feb

The acute social housing crisis and what Scotland can teach us | Letters

The sale of public land to private developers must be stopped, says Rev Paul Nicolson, while Kate Macintosh says the problem is not a lack of housing but affordabilitySuzanne Moore got everything else right about the housing crisis but left out land...

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24 Feb

Five landlords 'named and shamed' for not fixing cladding

Government delivers on threat to expose building owners over failure to rectify problemThe government has “named and shamed” five building owners who have not fixed dangerous cladding on their properties, describing their behaviour as “egregious”.They include Adriatic Land 3 Limited, a freeholder...

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24 Feb

Estate agents Countrywide and LSL in talks over £470m merger

Tie-up between owners of Hamptons International and Your Move could result in job lossesTwo of Britain’s biggest estate agency groups are in talks over a possible £470m merger that would bring together well-known brands such as Hamptons International and Your Move.A combination...

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24 Feb

Does being married stop me being classed as a first-time buyer?

I’ve never owned a property, but we’re living in a house my wife bought several years agoQ My wife and I live in a house my wife bought several years ago before we were married. I have never owned a property. If...

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24 Feb

Daylesford couple has renovated over 10 historic homes!

Couple Theresa Albioli and Tony De Marco have 10 houses across Daylesford in country Victoria that they have bought and renovated to use as holiday rentals. They have just purchased their 11th home and have big plans for their newest…

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22 Feb

The budget: what it might mean to you

How you are currently taxed, what the new chancellor might change, and what, if anything, you can do about itCurrent rules Continue reading… Continue Reading

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