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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!

August 26, 2019

The Dangers of Asbestos

Written by Aman Singh

In this week’s blog, the topic of discussion will be asbestos and its risks and dangers. In my personal opinion, the dangers and risks of this once globally used fire retardant material is largely overlooked not only by the general public but also by industry professionals. Although the most dangerous forms of asbestos were banned […]

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August 19, 2019

I discuss Japanese Knotweed

Written by Sadek Miah

In this blog post I will be discussing Japanese Knotweed. I will be giving an insight into what Japanese Knotweed is, why it is harmful to properties and how it can be eradicated. What is Japanese Knotweed? Japanese Knotweed, otherwise known as Fallopia Japonica is a herbaceous plant and was introduced into the UK in […]

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Written by Bradley Mackenzie

Here at Berry Lodge Surveyors, we regularly undertake Licence for Alterations also know as Licences to Alter on behalf of both freeholders and leaseholders.  Unfortunately, one of the most common and reoccurring issues we are seeing freeholders request is a fee in order to grant the Licence of Alterations. This fee, in some cases, well-disguised, in […]

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Written by Karim El Shenawi-Ali

Since the start of the new year, I have noticed a real uplift in Building Survey requests by potential buyers of properties or clients looking to understand the full extent of their properties structure. I will aim to provide a better understanding of what a Building Survey is, what it consists of and why it […]

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Written by Tughan Musa

If you’re purchasing a property, then you are more than likely to require a property survey.  A HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey can be invaluable and will ultimately identify key defects before committing to the sale. It could make or break the deal or give you an opportunity to renegotiate the price. For this week’s […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

This is one of the most common questions that we are asked by property buyers here at Berry Lodge Surveyors. If you are purchasing a property that is older than 10 years, quite simply, there will be no form of warranty in place, therefore you are effectively going to be the person liable for making […]

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