Has Your Surveyor Missed Japanese Knotweed?

Has Your Surveyor Missed Japanese Knotweed?

espite Japanese Knotweed having made a significant impact on the property industry in the last decade, there are still cases where surveyors miss this invasive plant whilst conducting mortgage evaluations, Home Buyer Reports and RICS Building Surveys. In many of... ...
Your Japanese Knotweed Legal Obligations

Your Japanese Knotweed Legal Obligations

Japanese knotweed has been in the UK for more than a century, having been introduced by the Victorians in the 1800s. Native to China, Taiwan and Japan it was first brought to the UK as an ornamental plant for the... ...
Has Your Property Seller Lied About Japanese Knotweed? Here’s What To Do

Has Your Property Seller Lied About Japanese Knotweed? Here’s What To Do

Research reported by The Independent has suggested that the discovery of Japanese Knotweed can have a major impact on the house buying process. It’s estimated that 75% of buyers are put off when they discover that Japanese Knotweed is present.... ...
Guide to Selling A Property with Japanese Knotweed

Guide to Selling A Property with Japanese Knotweed

Since being introduced to Britain in the early 19th century, Japanese Knotweed has spread far and wide across the country, with very few corners of the land remaining unaffected. It has been labelled as an invasive plant by the government,... ...
Getting A Mortgage With Japanese Knotweed

Getting A Mortgage With Japanese Knotweed

The discovery of a Japanese Knotweed infestation can make selling a house a difficult proposition, this is largely due to the historically cautious approach that mortgage lenders have taken to homes affected by the plant. Whilst it may still be... ...