Can a ground source heat pump provide hot water?
Asked on 26 February 2019
by Elizabeth Holt
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ground source heat pump installation

I’m planning for a major renovation of my converted barn home. I intend to add a ground source heat pump but can’t find information about whether this system can supply domestic hot water. If it can be supplied by the same system, is this an efficient way of achieving a hot water supply? And would [...]

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Where can I Find an Independent Project Manager?
Asked on 10 May 2019
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Is there a register (or list) of independent project managers for a self build project. I need someone within a reasonable distance of West Berkshire.

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Permitted Development for Side Extensions with Stepped Walls
Asked on 9 May 2019
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Good morning, My enquiry is about a stepped sided semi-detached house and my rights to build on those stepped sides. My house is 11.8m wide and so I’m allowed a side extension width of 5.92m (no more than half width of original house rule). Am I allowed to put a side extension of 5.92m (no [...]

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How do I Finance a Land Purchase?
Asked on 6 May 2019
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I am interested in buying some land. I have never done this before ? Would I need a personal loan? Also who are the best lenders? Cheers Siobhan

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What Happens if my Larger Home Extension isn’t Finished by 30th May?
Asked on 1 May 2019
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What happens if my builders do not finish my larger home extension before the 30th May?

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Can I run a Business from my New Build Home?
Asked on 30 April 2019
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I’ve claimed VAT back on my new build. When can I run a business from home? Thanks.

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Not sure whether to Remodel or Rebuild
Asked on 29 April 2019
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I have a house on green belt land and am looking at making it bigger. Problem is, it’s already had some extension work and it’s 50% build of original house, which sits in 3 acres, but no idea what percent is left. Do I knock it down start new build to maximise space? No ideas [...]

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Can I still Reclaim VAT on my Self Build if I’ve already Moved In?
Asked on 26 April 2019
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If the occupation date is a year earlier than the completion certificate is that a problem?

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Is my Old Planning Permission still Valid?
Asked on 25 April 2019
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In 1991 we got planning permission in a conservation area with no finishing 5 or 3 year limit of any type; just that it had to be started within 5 years. It was one application for a loft, on the main house, a 2 storey extension to the rear, and a 2 storey attached house [...]

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