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How do you find out if a property is within The Housing Defects

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How do you find out if a property is within The Housing Defects Property Act and if this has been updated? My property purchase is being held up because the surveyor mentioned this in his initial survey and the building society now need this before they will advance the money (£60K on £175K purchase price). Could you please help.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

The National Home Building Council (NHBC) retains a list of firms that undertake work to the PRC scheme standard which deals with pre-reinforced concrete properties such as the one you are looking to purchase.

NHBC:
http://www.nhbc.co.uk

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