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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, RCIS HomeBuyer Reports, Valuations or Property Defects, you can be sure to find a blog post on the topic here!

Written by Liam Wilkinson

If you have come across the Party Wall process before, you may have come across the term Agreed Surveyor. This term is often used alongside the terms Adjoining Owner’s Surveyor, Building Owner’s Surveyor, Third Surveyor and various other types of Surveyors, which can be confusing to say the least! I have decided to write this […]

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February 4, 2019

Party Wall Notice Responses

Written by Aman Singh

As promised in my previous blog, this week I will discuss exactly what your options are once you have been served with a Party Wall Notice or Notices if various different sections of the Party Wall etc Act 1996 are applicable. In this blog post we will assume that you (the reader) are an adjoining […]

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January 28, 2019

Refusing Party Wall Access

Written by Beau Davies

In this week’s blog post I am going to be looking at Party Wall access, and in particular, what happens if the adjoining owner refuses to allow a building owner or their contractors onto their property. Party Wall access is applicable when a building owner undertakes certain types of works to their property which fall […]

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Written by Sadek Miah

In this blog post I will be discussing what a Third Surveyor is and what their role is within the Party Wall process. A Third Surveyor within the meaning of the Party Wall etc Act 1996 is used whenever there is a Party Wall job and there are two Surveyors involved acting independently for their […]

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January 14, 2019

What are Timber Defects?

Written by Karim El Shenawi-Ali

In this blog, I will be looking to grant you with an insight into the various types of timber defects. In my experience, I find it to be one of the most common forms of defects that can occur in a property. I have found timber defects to be located mainly within timber constructed lofts […]

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Written by Aman Singh

In this week’s blog, I will be discussing whether a building owner, who is the person undertaking the construction works,  would be required to go through the Party Wall Procedures including serving a Party Wall Notice and potentially having a Party Wall Award in place for an extension to their property. What are Party Wall […]

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