How to find the perfect plot

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Where to Find a Building Plot

A plot is anything and anywhere – it’s just knowing where, and how, to look A plot isn’t just a piece of open, grassy land surrounded by a neat fence –...Read More
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Assessing the Plot

Thorough assessment of a plot takes a lot of time and effort, but will determine the failure or success of your project Plots can have a powerfully...Read More
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Plots Without Planning Consent

As a general rule there’s no use buying a plot of land without planning permission, but there are always exceptions... Planning permission...Read More

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