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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 Tughan Musa

In this blog post, I am going to explore the various methods we follow to help determine boundary lines. What is a Boundary? A boundary is effectively an imaginary line that separates land, and is marked by a physical feature. A boundary line has two dimensions; it runs vertically from the center of the earth […]

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November 26, 2018

What is a Party Wall Award?

Written by Sadek Miah

In this blog post I will be explaining what a Party Wall Award is, what is usually included within a Party Wall Award and the purpose of it. A Party Wall Award, sometimes referred to as a Party wall Agreement, is a legally binding document provided by either one or two Party Wall Surveyors, acting […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

In this Property Surveying Podcast, we will be discussing Party Wall Notices and how soon they should be served by a building owner upon an adjoining owner. Party Wall Procedures are often overlooked and if left to the last minute can cause delay to the proposed construction works. Therefore it is key to ensure that […]

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November 19, 2018

What are Party Wall Works?

Written by Liam Wilkinson

If you are planning some works upon your house, then it is possible that you have come across the phrase ‘Party Wall Works’. It is also possible that, if you have stumbled across this blog, that you are unsure what Party Wall Works are. Briefly stated, Party Wall Works are building works which are notifiable […]

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November 12, 2018

Party Wall Notice Consent

Written by Beau Davies

One of the most common questions I am asked during my day to day job, is whether an adjoining owner can dissent after they have consented to a Party Wall Notice. In order for this to apply, the building owner must serve a Party Wall Notice upon the adjoining owner, with that Notice invoking the […]

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Written by Bradley Mackenzie

In this week’s blog post, I am going to be looking at security for expenses, and in particular what it covers. Security for expenses is dealt with under Section 12 of the Act, and is the mechanism whereby the adjoining owner can request from the building owner a sum of money to be held on […]

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