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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!

April 29, 2019

Typical Roof Defects

Written by Sadek Miah

In this Blog post I will be discussing typical roof defects and some of the causes. A roof has many functions, however the most important of all is to protect the building beneath from weathering. In order for a roof to fulfil its function it should meet certain criteria. These criteria points can be seen […]

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Written by Karim El Shenawi-Ali

Here at Berry Lodge, we specialise in various types of valuation services. I personally have been in involved in insurance valuation recently and thought this would be a great time to share the knowledge I gained and the experiences that I had. First of let’s go to the source, what does a valuation do? Naturally […]

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Written by Tughan Musa

Have you ever wondered why your wall appears to have a bulging beer belly? Bulging, bowing or leaning walls are one of those peculiar issues. It is a problem that can affect any solid masonry or cavity wall and may occur for a number of reasons. Why Do Walls Bow? Bowing walls occur more frequently […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

  As Boundary Surveyors, here at Berry Lodge we regularly undertake Boundary Determination Surveys throughout Greater London, England and Wales. By far, one of the most typical questions we find ourselves being asked is: Why we don’t scale Land Registry Plans when compiling our reports and undertaking our research? The response to this is a […]

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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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