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Considerations for determining boundary lines

April 28, 2016

How we as surveyors determine boundary lines, and why it's not always as simple as you think.

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Stamp duty for second homes

March 31, 2016

See how any residential property that doesn’t complete its sale before midnight 31st March 2016 will be affected.

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HomeBuyers report or Building Survey?

March 15, 2016

Not all building surveys are equal.... which one is right for you and your property?

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What is the difference between Freehold and Leasehold?

March 9, 2016

This short article should help to clear up the jargon on the agents particulars.

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Permitted Development Rights

February 23, 2016

See how qualifying commercial units can be converted to residential use without planning permission.

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Seeking ROI? Think Cross Rail

December 22, 2015

 Sales and lettings in the region looks set for continued growth in both demand and value – so don’t miss...

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4 property valuation questions answered

June 7, 2015

Why your sale price might not match the valuers figure and why you should use a RICS registered valuer.

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Buying a flat? You still need a building survey

March 11, 2015

Most people see a survey as a necessity when buying a house but often overlook it when buying a flat.

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Lease extensions – when to act

March 6, 2015

Extending your lease becomes of critical importance when you are approaching 80 years or less.

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The benefits of professional property management

March 6, 2015

Professional management will optimise property assets to deliver maximum performance and return on investment.

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Matrimonial disputes – a Surveyor’s perspective

February 19, 2015

Here Malcolm Kempton offers his perspective on valuation for matrimonial disputes when property assets need to be divided.

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Do you know your leasehold enfranchisement rights?

February 15, 2015

Are you looking for more control over your block? You could buy the freehold of your building.

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The role of experts in debt recovery

February 13, 2015

How experts can help when Mortgage payments default and a process for debt recovery needs to be put in place.

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How to hire the right property professional for your needs

February 6, 2015

A multi-disciplined firm can assist you for all of your property needs

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Is damp or poor ventilation ruining your home?

January 23, 2015

To the un-trained eye, damp can be mistaken for issues relating to humidity or excess condensation.

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Five things to consider when hiring a Surveyor

January 6, 2015

Our tips to ensure you hire the right surveyor for your needs.

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Instruct a Surveyor to manage your build project

January 6, 2015

Here are some of the key benefits a surveyor can bring as a project manager.

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How to prevent neighbour disputes when renovating

November 6, 2014

Conducting thorough risk analysis and issuing the correct notice of works to your neighbours via the Party Wall Act.

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Demand to outstrip commercial supply

November 6, 2014

There has been a vast change in the supply and demand of commercial property over the last decade. Is development...

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Ensure your building project runs smoothly

September 6, 2014

Why hiring a surveyor to act as a building project manager and contract administrator will make your project run smoothly.

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Expert Witness or Chartered Building Surveyor?

September 6, 2014

How to manage the client and contractor relationship to prevent the escalation of domestic building disputes.

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