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    It seems that Auctions are flooded by properties that have planning violations/notices.

    Can you tell me please what is the impact of such violations/notices in general? What does that mean for the owner of the property?


    No mortgage offers


      Is that the ONLY drawback? That you cannot buy it with mortgage or sell it to people that need mortgage?


        If the property was built without planning consent, the Council can ask the offender or owner to dismantle and remove it.

        Best people to talk about planning violations is at the Local Council planning section.


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          Then you are wrong.

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          I don't buy that. I've bought to live, let, flip or develop for years without it making any difference.

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