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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!

October 21, 2019

Brexit or Brexhausted!

Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

As an RICS Registered Valuer, it is my job to provide clients with a rational unbiased opinion of the value of an asset. What this allows me to do is have the first-hand view on how the market has moved over a period of time. For example, I may value 3 similar properties on the […]

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Written by Beau Davies

Depending on the terms written into the lease, a leaseholder proposing structural or material changes will normally require formal and written consent from the landlord to make such changes. As the Licence for Alterations is governed by law,  this landlord’s consent is not to be unreasonably withheld from the tenant and should be provided in […]

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Written by Sadek Miah

In this blog post I will be discussing in what instances a Party Wall Agreement is required. Before discussing if a Party Wall Agreement is required, it is important to understand what a Party Wall Agreement is and the purpose of it. A Party Wall Agreement or sometimes referred to as a Party Wall Award […]

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September 16, 2019

What Devalues a Property?

Written by Tughan Musa

Buying or selling a house is both exciting and exhausting. One of the first steps you take is getting the property surveyed and valued with an RICS HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey Report. It is important to know what adds value and what can detract value. When valuing your home, our surveyors would consider a […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

If you have bought or are the owner of a property on a leasehold (meaning you own it for a specified period of years), whether this is a flat or a house, if you want to make internal or external changes to the property then you may not know that you need to get a […]

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Written by Beau Davies

This is a common situation to be in for an adjoining owner, therefore do not panic, I would be happy to advise you of what to do. If your neighbour has started construction works to their property that fall within the remit of the Party Wall etc Act 1996, and they are yet to serve […]

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