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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!

October 29, 2018

Penetrating Damp

Written by Tughan Musa

In this blog post, I will be focusing on penetrating damp and exploring the various causes behind this common issue. As the names suggests, this form of damp penetrates the property, soaks through walls in a direct front to back manner, rather than rising up them. Although penetrating damp could occur at any level, in […]

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Written by Karim El Shenawi-Ali

As a Party Wall Surveyor, one of the more common question asked by adjoining owners is: “Will I pay your fees or will the building owner pay your fees?” Well, in this blog post, I will clarify exactly who is liable to pay the Party Wall Surveyor’s fee. Who pays the Party Wall Surveyor’s fees? […]

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Written by Sadek Miah

A Party Wall Surveyor specialises in resolving disputes that may arise under the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. Under the Act and within England and Wales, disputes can arise between homeowners who directly share a wall, often referred to as a Party Wall, or when homeowners are in close proximity to each other and building […]

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Written by Bradley Mackenzie

If you are planning on undertaking construction works to your property that fall within the remit of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, one of the most typical questions you will be asking yourself is how soon should you serve the Party Wall Notice upon the adjoining owner.  Many building owners like to wait until […]

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Written by Berry Lodge Surveyors

If you are planning on undertaking construction works to your property that fall within the remit of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, you are duty bound to serve a Party Wall Notice upon any adjoining owners which give them the legal rights afforded by the Party Wall Act. In conventional circumstances where the adjoining […]

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Written by Beau Davies

In this blog post I am going to be discussing when Party Wall access applies, however more importantly when it doesn’t and therefore when an access licence may be applicable. In order for a building owner to be granted the rights of access under Section 8 of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, their proposed […]

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