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5 Top Tips When Choosing Your HIP

Paul Hajek
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  When you decide to put your property on the market for sale in England and Wales, you must now have in place or have ordered a Home Information Pack (HIP). Here is some guidance on what you should be considering before commissioning the HIP from...

Taking Pounds off your HIPs; Why a Personal Search Diet in your Home Information Pack can be a False Economy

Paul Hajek
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A recent investigation by Birmingham Trading Standards Office into Home Information Packs (HIPs) has illuminated an alarming series of errors. The investigation centred on the provision of what are called Personal Searches. These searches are carried out...

HIPs Are Here To Stay - but they have to Improve

Paul Hajek
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Margaret Beckett the Housing Minister said as much in giving evidence about the effectiveness of Home Information Packs this week to the local government select committee. The Minister commented "I think that given their limitations they have some...