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In our informative Property Surveying Blog we take pride in writing weekly blog posts on Property Surveying.

Whether it is Party Wall Surveying, RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Valuations or Property Defects, you can be sure to find a blog post on the topic here!

Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

Party Wall Agreement is important when planning extension or renovation work next to adjoining properties in England and Wales. The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 gives you access to the neighbouring property but protects the neighbour’s interest too. What is a Party Wall Agreement? This is a document provided by the two Party Wall Surveyors […]

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Party Wall Notice is a letter of acknowledgement that is served by a building owner to an adjoining-owner before starting any type of construction that may affect a party wall, party structure and garden-wall (built over a boundary). This notice is also served to an adjoining owner if a building-owner needs to excavate near the […]

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When you reach home and find a party wall notice served upon you under the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, you must be wondering about the right way to respond to the notice. You have the following options… You may ignore the Party Wall Notice; however, this is going to have some consequences. You may […]

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The Party Wall Access is applicable on a type of construction work whereby a building owner wants to build a wall astride or up to the line of junction that is also known as the boundary line. In London, the properties with gardens are separated in two different manners. A fence (made of timber or […]

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The Party Wall etc. 1996 Act provides a framework to prevent or resolve any dispute resulting from the construction of an existing party wall or excavation near a neighbouring property. According to the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, any individual who proposes to carry out the construction work, which falls under the Act, must serve […]

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It is not easy finding the right house that you can turn it into a home. You must keep different factors and features in mind when looking for the perfect residential unit in the market. It is a time-consuming task, as you must meet with the estate agents and financial advisors. You must consider the […]

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