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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 Bradley Mackenzie

A Licence to Alter, or a Licence for Alterations, can often be tricky to obtain for leaseholders, with freeholder’s Surveyors often asking for a number of onerous considerations to be followed, implemented or installed. In my experience, one of the most common areas of issues are changing in floor coverings. Almost every lease out there […]

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Written by Beau Davies

If a tenant wants to make changes to a property that they are occupying under a lease. Whether this is a commercial premise or a residential property they are required to get the landlords permission before they make any alterations to the property. This simple process is known as getting a Licence for Alterations. What […]

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Written by Liam Wilkinson

When conducting works which trigger the Party Wall Act 1996, it is a legal requirement that you send out Party Wall Notices to the neighbouring properties affected by the works. This is the first step of the Party Wall process and it is a step everyone needs to take if they want to proceed with […]

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Written by Bradley Mackenzie

Annually, the ‘RICS Matrics UK Young Surveyor Awards’ recognize the outstanding and inspiring talents, set to be the future leaders in the profession. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a professional association that is dedicated to promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the development, management, and valuation of the real estate, […]

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October 21, 2019

Brexit or Brexhausted!

Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

As a RICS Registered Valuer, it is my job to provide clients with a rational unbiased opinion of the value of an asset. What this allows me to do is have first-hand view on how the market has moved over a period of time. For example, I may value 3 similar properties on the same […]

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Written by Beau Davies

Depending on the terms written into the lease, a leaseholder proposing structural or material changes will normally require formal and written consent from the landlord to make such changes. As the Licence for Alterations is governed by law,  this landlord’s consent is not to be unreasonably withheld from the tenant and should be provided in […]

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