Author: avamore

06 Nov
Boyer Planning

What is the most popular reason for a planning application being declined? What can a borrower do to try and avoid this?  There is no single most common reason for refusal; circumstances and issues vary from one site to the next, depending on local political objectives...

21 Aug
A valuers perspective

Simon Mills, Director, Kempton Carr Croft   What factors should developers consider in order to set their expectations within realistic parameters in the current market?   There are a variety of factors that developers should consider in order to set their expectations within realistic parameters in the current market. First of...

21 Aug
Developer difficulties

Richard Potts, Director, Chartfield Homes   Before making the move to be full focused on development, what were some of the greatest Brexit driven challenges you thought you would face? How have you gone about mitigating these?    Having worked as a developer for many years, (albeit as an employee) I...

21 Aug
Securing sites, what’s the challenge?

David Marsh, Managing Director, Landsource   What is the greatest challenge for developers seeking good quality land? How does this compare across different geographies in the UK?    The greatest challenge for developers is the shortage of the right sites in the right locations. Since the SDLT hike and Brexit, developers...

Michael Dean
16 Aug
Michael’s Blogspot: August Feature

As part of Avamore’s commitment to transparency, once a month, a Principal is going to write a blog about the work they and their teams are doing. For the first blog, I am going to take a broader approach and talk about how our company...

13 Jun
One year on, the growth of magicplan

To celebrate London Tech week, Avamore is looking at all things PropTech over the coming weeks. Last year, we learnt about magicplan, a handy tool which allows users to automatically measure, draw and publish an interactive floor plan, just by taking pictures via an app. We...

01 May
The Kohab concept

Justin Shee is CEO & Founder of The Kohab, a co-living development business with a 21st century twist. He and his team have crafted a unique concept which promotes affordable living and also addresses issues of loneliness in elderly people. The Kohab is undoubtedly a game-changing model...

24 Apr
In conversation with LDNFinance

As part of our innovation in uncertain times series, we sat down with Anthony Rose, Director of LDNFinance to learn how the team's approach has changed and evolved to withstand the Brexit uncertainty. Take a look at what he had to say in our Q&A: How...

18 Apr
Controlling the build: Benefits of modular construction

It is well known that the property industry is relatively traditional in its approach to technology but slowly, it is beginning to play a greater role in the development process. From online site searching tools such as LandInsight to clever room scanners like magicplan which...

presenting your goals
15 Apr
Innovation in uncertain times, the lender approach

 The current scenario Brexit uncertainty consistently remains the overwhelming theme for the UK Property Market. With the announcement of yet another extension to the leave deadline, the conclusion (whatever it may be) which the market should have received on 29th March is still no clearer. The...