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    • internets
    • By internets 14th Oct 16, 9:43 AM
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    Selling Home + Keeping Part Of Garden?
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    • 14th Oct 16, 9:43 AM
    Selling Home + Keeping Part Of Garden? 14th Oct 16 at 9:43 AM
    Thanks for your replies... selling a home, and keeping a small portion of the garden to live\ build on is possible, i'll let you know if it happens....
    Last edited by internets; 15-10-2016 at 7:25 AM.
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    • internets
    • By internets 14th Oct 16, 1:09 PM
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    So you don't live in the property at the moment? It's not your main residence?
    Originally posted by G_M
    No, it is our main residence.
    • ap1985
    • By ap1985 14th Oct 16, 1:11 PM
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    Sounds like a disaster if you asking me...
    Finally going to be a homeowner
    • G_M
    • By G_M 14th Oct 16, 1:23 PM
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    No, it is our main residence.
    Originally posted by internets
    Then why would CGT be an issue?
    • csgohan4
    • By csgohan4 14th Oct 16, 2:12 PM
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    Not even Tea and Cakes would save you now OP
    • mumps
    • By mumps 16th Oct 16, 10:36 PM
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    It is possible, depending on size of the plot and local planning. I know its possible as someone just round the corner from me has done it. I didn't think they would get planning permission as both houses now have tiny gardens but the new place has been built and one of them sold, I think the stayed in the old one and sold the new one but can't be sure, the gardens are so small I couldn't work out which one was for sale.
    Sell £1500

    2831.00/£1500
    • mije1983
    • By mije1983 16th Oct 16, 10:57 PM
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    Fo some reason there seems to have been an increase recently in newbies deleting their posts.

    So here is the original post, for reference if others come across this thread in the same situation.



    Hope this is the right place for this question, i've had a look around and couldn't find much on this particular subject, it would be great if anyone can offer any advice on this.

    Basically we own a detached suburban home with a good sized garden. What we'd like to do is sell the house with the majority of the garden, but keep a small even strip running parallel alongside it, literally erecting a fence and just cutting it off, front to back, and creating a new front gate. The garden lends itself to this as the part we want to keep is perfectly rectangular and looks natural in terms of plot conventions, so there's no stepping on or crossing anyone elses land, this also means it won't look weird to potential buyers of the main property.

    This is where it might start to sound a bit strange, but Ideally we'd want to be able to live in small 'eco homes' (they'll probably look a lot like small garden sheds) in our newly separated segment. No mains power will be needed, the only thing we'd require is as stated above, a new entrance (a new gate in the hedge) and an actual address for post etc. Eventually we'd either want to sell the plot with planning permission or maybe develop something ourselves on it, but for the foreseeable future all we'd really require is an address, a recognition of it being a separate property in it's own right, council tax payments and bins.... I'm not sure if you'd apply for planning permission to try to obtain that, or if it would be a residential application of some kind, I need to research in depth, but just wanted to see if anyone had any sort of experience with something like this. Thanks
    Originally posted by internets

    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 17th Oct 16, 7:18 AM
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    Fo some reason there seems to have been an increase recently in newbies deleting their posts.

    So here is the original post, for reference if others come across this thread in the same situation.
    Originally posted by mije1983
    Thank you for that.

    Post deletion is futile, but not many would bother to go to cached pages, although I was just about to.......
    'Only the mediocre are always at their best.' Jean Giraudoux
    • moneyistooshorttomention
    • By moneyistooshorttomention 17th Oct 16, 9:36 AM
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    Fo some reason there seems to have been an increase recently in newbies deleting their posts.

    So here is the original post, for reference if others come across this thread in the same situation.
    Originally posted by mije1983

    :naug hty:: naughty:

    Their post - their right to do so.
    Last edited by moneyistooshorttomention; 17-10-2016 at 9:40 AM.
    The unexamined life is not worth living.
    • martindow
    • By martindow 17th Oct 16, 9:48 AM
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    :naug hty:: naughty:

    Their post - their right to do so.
    Originally posted by moneyistooshorttomention
    I think people who have taken the trouble to post replies and try to help the OP also have a right to reinstate the full text so that their comments make sense.
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 17th Oct 16, 9:53 AM
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    :naug hty:: naughty:

    Their post - their right to do so.
    Originally posted by moneyistooshorttomention
    This is a public forum, which belongs to everyone, and it's just ignorance that causes people to think they can redact/remove anything they've written on the Internet.

    I'm sure if someone had good reason, they could successfully ask for a post or a thread to be deleted. The OP didn't do that.

    Even then there would still be a cached copy.

    It's very important that those who reply to threads can be sure that their answers are seen in context, so I disagree that their rights are subordinate to those of the OP.
    'Only the mediocre are always at their best.' Jean Giraudoux
    • moneyistooshorttomention
    • By moneyistooshorttomention 17th Oct 16, 10:08 AM
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    I think it's the posters writings (same as their letters/diaries/notes to themselves/etc).

    It's a new poster that has posted and it does tend to take a while/maybe seeing it happening to other people for new posters to realise that nastier people they know ITRW might see the post and realise they know the OP. I've certainly seen a young Indian girl posting on the Board some time back about her plans to escape an arranged marriage and read back through her previous posts and realised she would be identifiable to those relatives of hers. I promptly sent her a PM warning her of that fact and suggesting she deleted her thread to prevent her relatives interfering with her plans. She did!.

    On the other hand - it might take them a while to realise there are people on public forums who (wrongly) think it's acceptable conduct to make negative personal remarks against other posters.

    Hence realisation might dawn that there are people like that also on the Forum in between posting their thread and the next "point in time" and they remove their post to prevent nasty remarks being made at them.
    The unexamined life is not worth living.
    • Grenage
    • By Grenage 17th Oct 16, 10:49 AM
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    All that comes to mind here (work safe):

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVQIxK_R3kI
    • mije1983
    • By mije1983 17th Oct 16, 3:46 PM
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    I think it's the posters writings (same as their letters/diaries/notes to themselves/etc).
    Originally posted by moneyistooshorttomention
    Oh come on, you are seriously comparing writing on an internet forum to writing a note to yourself?

    Letters tend to be between a couple of people, whereas diaries and notes to 'themselves' (clue is in the name here) tend to be private.

    Given your comparison to the Indian girl (which really is in no way comparable to this thread), can you can point out the identifiable information in the post as I can't see any at all.

    • moneyistooshorttomention
    • By moneyistooshorttomention 17th Oct 16, 5:47 PM
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    We have no way of knowing what they've said to someone ITRW and now wondering if that person might see the thread and "join the dots". We've all trusted people we subsequently realise we shouldnt have trusted ....
    The unexamined life is not worth living.
    • freeisgood
    • By freeisgood 18th Oct 16, 1:37 PM
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    Thanks for your replies... selling a home, and keeping a small portion of the garden to live\ build on is possible, i'll let you know if it happens....
    Originally posted by internets
    We did just that....built on. It was a big garden though.

    PS You would need to legally split the land though...separate deeds etc. I am fairly sure of that. And of course, you would not be able to live on the land in any form...not even a tent...without planning permission. Good luck with that one!
    Last edited by freeisgood; 18-10-2016 at 1:41 PM.
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