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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!

June 17, 2019

Typical Wall Defects

Written by Sadek Miah

In this Blog post I will be discussing typical wall defects and some of the causes. The walls of a building serve several different functions to the stability of a building. Each wall that is constructed must be able to tolerate a varied amount of load and movement that may occur across its lifespan. Whilst […]

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Written by Mohbin Malik

In this blog post, I am going to discuss party wall procedures generally and let you know when the Act applies, the type of work it applies to and what needs to be done if you are a building owner, or an adjoining owner. Party Wall A wall is a “party wall” if it stands […]

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Written by Karim El Shenawi-Ali

Having recently qualified as an RICS Surveyor, I have wasted no time in immersing myself in Property Valuations. I recently undertook a very interesting Retrospective Valuation and I thought I’d share my knowledge and experience I gained! So what is a Retrospective Property Valuation? A Retrospective Valuation is typically a valuation of a property based […]

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Written by Tughan Musa

A Third Surveyor is a very unique role and comes into play when called upon by the building owner, the adjoining owner, the building owner’s Surveyor or likewise the adjoining owner’s Surveyor. The Third Surveyor’s role is to determine any matter that is in dispute between the parties under the realm of the Party Wall […]

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Written by Beau Davies

In this blog post I am going to be discussing Party Wall Access, and in particular those works that I believe facilitate access under the Party Wall etc act 1996. One of the hottest topics of debate amongst Party Wall Surveyors is access. There are a large amount of Surveyors that believe access is not facilitated […]

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Written by Bradley Mackenzie

In this blog post I am going to be discussing the type of considerations that need to be taken into account when a leaseholder is obtaining a Licence to Alter from his freeholder. Given that most leaseholders will live in a block shared with other owners/leaseholders, it is common that the contractor will gain access […]

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