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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 Liam Wilkinson

In conversations with your Appointed Surveyor or perhaps whilst reading your Party Wall Award, you may have heard the term ‘Third Surveyor’ and wondered what it meant. In simple terms a Third Surveyor is a tertiary Surveyor who is chosen unanimously by both the Building Owner’s and Adjoining Owner’s Surveyor and exists to resolve disputes […]

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Written by Aman Singh

So you have been granted planning permission by your local council and now you’re looking to serve Party Wall Notices upon your neighbours (adjoining owners)? Well, in this week’s blog post I will discuss the different ways that the Party Wall etc Act 1996 allows for Party Wall Notices to be served.. I can assure […]

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April 29, 2019

Typical Roof Defects

Written by Sadek Miah

In this Blog post I will be discussing typical roof defects and some of the causes. A roof has many functions, however the most important of all is to protect the building beneath from weathering. In order for a roof to fulfil its function it should meet certain criteria. These criteria points can be seen […]

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Written by Karim El Shenawi-Ali

Here at Berry Lodge, we specialise in various types of valuation services. I personally have been in involved in insurance valuation recently and thought this would be a great time to share the knowledge I gained and the experiences that I had. First of let’s go to the source, what does a valuation do? Naturally […]

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Written by Tughan Musa

Have you ever wondered why your wall appears to have a bulging beer belly? Bulging, bowing or leaning walls are one of those peculiar issues. It is a problem that can affect any solid masonry or cavity wall and may occur for a number of reasons. Why Do Walls Bow? Bowing walls occur more frequently […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

  As Boundary Surveyors, here at Berry Lodge we regularly undertake Boundary Determination Surveys throughout Greater London, England and Wales. By far, one of the most typical questions we find ourselves being asked is: Why we don’t scale Land Registry Plans when compiling our reports and undertaking our research? The response to this is a […]

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