Do you need a Building Surveyor in Birmingham?

birminghambuildingsurveyors.co.uk – If you are buying a property in Birmingham, or anywhere in the West Midlands and South Staffordshire area, the Right Surveyors West Midlands can give you the peace of mind you need to fully enjoy your purchase.

Living in a property with hidden defects can cost thousands in the future. Having a fully qualified and experienced professional survey your property will highlight these defects and help you plan your budget accordingly. If you haven’t completed on your purchase, it could also give you a valuable bargaining tool.

Right Peat MRICS is the Director of Right Surveyors West Midlands. He will be happy to deal with any enquiries and provide quotes.

Give the West Midlands team a call for a free, no obligations chat about how we can help.

Experienced Building Surveyor provides service for his hometown – Birmingham

Richard Peat MRICS, local to Birmingham, has become the local Director of a Right Surveyors practice in the West Midlands, providing surveys and professional consultancy to his home town and beyond. An experienced practitioner and dedicated local professional, having spent many years in the business, Richard is a Building Surveyor able to provide a wide range of property services in a professional and prompt manner.

Examples include Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyers Reports, Major Defects Reports, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party wall work and acting as an Independent Expert Witness.

Contact Richard by following this link if you are purchasing, developing or repairing a property in the Birmingham area or anywhere in the West Midlands. He will be happy to help.

The Right Surveyors provide property consultancy services all over the country, go to their homepage to find out more about the professional services they could provide you with.

Local Surveyor starts practice in his home town – Nottingham

Phil Routledge MRICS, local to Nottingham, has become the newest Director of a Right Surveyors practice, providing surveys and professional consultancy to his home town and beyond. An experienced practitioner and dedicated local professional, having spent 30 years in the business, Phil is a Building Surveyor able to provide a wide range of property services.

Examples include Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyers Reports, Major Defects Reports, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party wall work and acting as an Independent Expert Witness.

Contact Phil by following this link if you are purchasing, developing or repairing a property in the Nottingham area or anywhere in Nottinghamshire. He will be happy to help.

The Right Surveyors provide property consultancy services all over the country, go to their homepage to find out more about the professional services they could provide you with.

High Speed rail link between London and Birmingham gets the go ahead

Birmingham Building Surveyors – Following a damning Rail Network review of the two favourite alternatives to controversial high speed rail plans, Ministers have given a green light to plans for a high speed rail link between Birmingham and London.

Read more here and find out what surveyors in London think here.

Consultation begins on Social Housing Allocation Guidance

The Government has released a consultation concerning new draft statutory guidance on social housing allocations for local authorities in England. Grant Shapps MP, Minister for Housing, hopes the guidance will help do away with the ‘injustice’ associated with the social housing system.

To read the full article, click here.

Government urges public to help rough sleepers this Christmas

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has urged people across the country to help solve rough sleeping this Christmas. People are invited to call local 24-hour hotlines if they see someone sleeping on the pavement in their neighbourhood.

Supplementary information on over 9,000 services – hostels, day centres and other advice and support services for homeless people and those at risk of homelessness can be found at Homeless UK. For details of outreach teams in London, visit Homeless London.

  • Coming soon – a national helpline

The government plans to establish a new national single phone number which will provide a central point of contact for people across the country to get help for rough sleepers in their neighbourhood.

Based on London’s No Second Night Out number, this new phone line and website will ensure anyone wanting to get help for rough sleepers in their area will know where to go and who to call.

The Minister for Housing said: in a civilised society no one should have to sleep on the pavement.

Alterations to Listed Buildings and VAT

Legislation and general red tape surrounding listed buildings can often be confusing and open to interpretation by an individual.  The situation with Value Added Tax (VAT), charged by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), is just one of many such complications.

To read more, click here.

Tree root High Court case ruling welcome news to local authorities

 A recent High Court ruling decided the local authority in question was not liable for damage caused by their tree as long as they were unaware the tree posed a real risk to the property in question – a new precedent for future cases and a cause to breathe a little easier for local authorities.

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Richest buyers costing £1bn in stamp duty Avoidance

Stamp duty avoidance on £1m+ properties could be causing the Government a loss of £1bn in revenue. With pledges from Mr Osborne earlier this year to tackle tax avoidance, many will be pointing to this as an area he should be scrutinising closely.

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Letting a commercial premises

birminghambuildingsurveyors.co.uk – If you’re thinking of letting your commercial premises, the difficult economic climate has made it more important than ever to be aware of your options. Four main types of agreement exist and we describe each to help you make the right decision.

Read on here.