“My surveying experience extends from a solid core of survey reports, like the HomeBuyers Survey and the House Purchase Survey, to a wide range of residential and commercial expert surveys, valuations and reports. I can highlight any and all issues and defects at your potential property purchase or your current home, making sure you have all the information you need to proceed.
“If you are buying a property, you could save thousands in unexpected remedial works by instructing us to carry out a property survey on your behalf. Please don’t hesitate to give me a call”
The Government aims to deliver thousands of new homes over the coming years with the help of a raft of new construction related announcements. The idea is to build on recent successes and the current seven-year high in construction output, in order to deliver more affordable homes and more construction jobs around the country and to sustain our G7 leading growth figures… To read the whole article, click here.
Merthyr Tydfil was once the largest town in Wales, but is now ranked as the 15th largest urban area. It was also once occupied by Romans who built a fortress, whose ruins were found under the Merthyr Tydfil football pitch.
If you’re moving to Merthyr Tydfil and are in need of some local property advice Keith Batten FRICS may be able to help you. He is a Chartered Surveyor specialising in Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Major Defects Reports, Ratings Appeals, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party Wall work and other professional work throughout Merthyr Tydfil and the surrounding area.
For friendly advice without obligation, please call Keith Batten FRICS on
Graham Shipp MRICS is a Chartered Building Surveyor specialising in Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Major Defects Reports, Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party Wall work and other professional work throughout Beccles and the surrounding area.
For friendly advice without obligation, please call Graham Shipp MRICS on
Architect erects 6ft 5 inch fence around front garden to protect children, only to be told he must tear it down. Architect erects 6ft 5 inch fence around front garden only to be told he must tear it down, even though he claims it is a vital defence to make his children feel safe… To read the whole article, click here.
The property market fact file is a collection of data compiled each month by our Chartered Surveyors and the propertysurveying.co.uk team; collating survey data, statistics, trends and information from the property market. This aims to help many persons with an interest in property gain an accurate view of what is happening in the UK property market as a whole. To read the monthly fact file, click here.
Ref. Sirhowy Investments Limited v Henderson & Knight (2014) In an interesting case for tenants and their advisors, a tenant has been found liable for substantial damages due to an ineffective break clause. The case stands as a reminder to all that onerous break clause conditions should be avoided at all costs… To read the whole article, click here.
Identifying the heavy burden of S. 106 negotiations and charges as a major stumbling block for the UK construction industry, Eric Pickles has moved to exempt sites of 10 or fewer properties from the Council’s grip. The result should be a boost to the numbers of small and medium sized construction firms, which have been hit hard by the recent recession and are yet to bounce back…. To read the whole article, click here.
Landmark Court of Appeal ruling balances contrasting ‘aggregate’ and ‘sets’ approaches to service charges, resulting in boon for landlords and tenants alike Ref. Francis v Phillips (2014) Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 limits a landlord’s recovery of the cost of qualifying works from residential tenants by service charge to £250 per tenant. This case explored the term ‘qualifying works’, contrasting two methods of interpretation with widely different consequences to landlords and tenants alike… To read the whole article, click here.