Top 5 things to know about buying a listed property

Grade II Listed thatched cottage in Four Marks
Grade II Listed thatched cottage in Four Marks.
  • Your property will be on a national register…
  • You’ll need specialist permission to make changes…
  • Repairs may cost more…
  • You may be able to get a grant for repairs to a listed property…
  • You may need specialist home insurance…

Listed buildings account for approximately 2% of England’s built heritage: 92% are Grade II, 5.5% are Grade II* and 2.5% are Grade I. Most properties dating before 1700 will be listed, as will buildings constructed before 1840. Some modern properties will be listed when considered of architectural note.

Make sure you get suitable insurance

Be sure to understand the facts

Get in contact with your local council

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