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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 Bradley Mackenzie

You’ve Got Mail! While Party Wall Notices have always conventionally been served by post, as of 2016 the Party Wall etc Act 1996 finally recognised that electronic mail in today’s business environment is just as prevalent and normal. It therefore made its first amendment to the Act, since its introduction in 1996. The Electronic Communications […]

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Written by Liam Wilkinson

You may have never considered where the boundary line lies in your property, there is often no reason to. The fence and Party Wall, when laid correctly, will often lie right on top of the Boundary and thus it doesn’t bare much thought. However, say your neighbour has recently conducted a rear extension. You look […]

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Written by Beau Davies

What is a House Survey? Generally speaking, if you are purchasing a property, you will want to ensure that it is inspected and assessed before the sale, so that you can ensure that you are purchasing a property that is not only a sound investment in the long-term, but is also free from defect. One […]

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Written by Bradley Mackenzie

If you are purchasing a property, there are a number of steps that you will need to go through to ensure that your due diligence is done. One of these steps includes having a Pre-purchase, or Pre-sale Survey undertaken.  One of the most common types of Pre-purchase Surveys that a homebuyer can undertake is an […]

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Written by Tughan Musa

When purchasing a new property, buyers often ask: Should I have a survey? It may seem like you are adding an unnecessary expense to the buying costs, however this way of thinking can lead to a ‘false economy’, it is considered astute to have a Surveyor inspect the property pre purchase and report on the findings […]

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Written by Karim El Shenawi-Ali

Imagine investing a vast amount of money into purchasing a property, whether it be to a buy to let, or be your family home. Then imagine a few months down the line, cracks start to appear, or it suffers from damp, both of which were the result of a predated issue. Not the greatest scenario […]

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