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  • n. Plural form of HIP.


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  • While the Government has spent almost £900,000 on an advertising campaign to promote the packs, the report also found that "amongst buyers and sellers, awareness, knowledge and understanding of HIPs is poor" and that consumers are "not sufficiently interested enough to ask to see a HIP".

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • The company sells government-mandated Home Information Packs, known as HIPs, that include legal, disclosure and home inspection documents that must be provided to prospective buyers in England and Wales.

    Technology Technology

  • inamicus 7.33 PM The way to deal with inherited fuck-ups, such as HIPs, is to jettison them.

    Ed Balls: You're Either For Us Or Against Us

  • Labour government bury a negative report about HIPs

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • His stealth taxes on housing (or more exactly moving) have disgusted me for some time now, massive increases in the rates of stamp duty, not increasing the stamp duty bands as house prices rose and of course the introduction of HIPs.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • The study also found that "estate agents struggled to think of positive comments about HIPs", with the majority considering the packs a "waste of time".

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • It added that "neither buyers or sellers are proactively enquiring about HIPs".

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • We shall have to forego such a luxury as sympathy in this case, however, given the clear and strong warnings that have been given over a long period that these HIPs were going to be exorbitantly expensive and of little real use.

    Archive 2007-05-20

  • She it was who presided earlier this year over the fiasco of the delayed and staggered introduction of HIPs, an operation fluffed by both her and her boss Ruth Kelly and many suspect her to be incompetent.

    Pitching Balls

  • In recent years the property market has changed beyond recognition with the advent of HIPs, EPCs, Internet listings, online estate agents, e-conveyancing and far stricter mortgage lending criteria.

    How To Sell A House In A Market Down Turn


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