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Property Surveying Blog


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 Tughan Musa

Damage caused by notifiable works under the Party Wall etc Act 1996, to a neighbour’s (adjoining owner) property is referred to as party wall damage and in most cases, the onus lies upon the building owner to make good or compensate for damage. It should be noted that the right to compensation is extended to […]

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March 23, 2020

The Berry Lodge Podcast

Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

Here at Berry Lodge, we like to think outside the box, and are continually thinking about how we can better connect with our existing clients and future clients. We also understand that property surveying issues can be a confusing thing to get to grips with. For the past 5 years now we have produced a […]

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Written by Seyi Omogbehin

In this week’s Party Wall Surveying blog post, I’m going to look at what three choices an Adjoining Owner has when served with a Party Wall Notice. Whenever a Party Wall Notice is served by a Building Owner upon an Adjoining Owner, the Adjoining Owner has a statutory response period of 14 days from the […]

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Written by Beau Davies

As a leaseholder, if you want to make structural or material changes to your property then you will need to obtain a Licence to Alter (LTA), also known as a Licence for Alterations from your freeholder. The LTA is a written document that essentially provides you with consent from your landlord (landlord’s consent) for you […]

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Written by Mohbin Malik

In this week’s blog post, I am going to generally explain flooding and the risks involved along with a few simple solutions to ensure that you and your property are well protected! Flooding isn’t something that may think could affect you, however, it is worth bearing in mind that the Environment Agency has calculated that […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

This is one of the most common types of work that fall within the realm of a Licence to Alter and require the leaseholder to obtain the permission of the Freeholder. We have a full blog post on the types of installations and modifications that should be undertaken to the floor during the course of […]

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