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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 Berry Lodge Surveyors

A Dispute over the boundary between two properties is common, as it is hard to find a property owner who does not like to guard the domain, mark the borders and prevent others from encroaching upon their personal space. As a property owner, you may not want to lose even one centimetre of the space […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 came into effect on 1st July 1997. It provides a framework to the building owners to prevent or resolve any dispute in relation to the party walls, party structures, boundary walls or excavations close to the adjoining property. Different types of construction work fall within the remit of this […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

Party Wall is a structure that divides two adjoining properties owned by two separate individuals (Owners). There are two types of party wall according to Party Wall etc. Act 1996. Type-A Party Wall: It stands astride the boundary of land that is jointly owned by two or more individuals. Type-B Party Wall: A wall that stands on […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 is supposed to provide a framework in order to prevent and to resolve any dispute that may result from any type of construction on or near the party wall or boundary wall between two neighbouring properties. This legislation is applicable to any type of excavation that may be carried […]

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August 24, 2020

Roofs and their Defects

Written by Mohbin Malik

In this week’s blog post, I will be discussing roofs and the common defects they can suffer. No matter the property, size, location or value, they will all have a roof, so knowing the facts is key! There are generally, two types of roofs either pitched or flat In my opinion, the performance of a […]

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August 17, 2020

A Licence to Alter

Written by Beau Davies

For an extension or refurbishment plan to actualise, many differing professional services have to be called upon and enlisted, including: An Architect An Engineer A competent Contractor An Experienced Party Wall Surveyor A good Solicitor On top of that, one important agreement that must not be forgotten is a licence to alter, which must be […]

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