Property Surveys

Property Surveys

We offer a full range of surveys and valuations on all types of residential property in the London area. Contact us for a quote today.

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Party Wall Surveyors

Party Wall Surveyors

Our surveyors have extensive experience in party wall matters whether acting for the building owner or the adjoining owner.

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Leasehold Valuations

Leasehold Valuations

We prepare valuations and undertake negotiations under the Leasehold Reform Act in respect of lease extensions and freehold purchases.

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Licences For Alteration

Licences For Alteration

Whether you are a lessee planning works to your property or a freeholder that has had a request for consent we can assist with the preparation of a Licence to Alter

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Welcome to PETER BARRY CHARTERED BUILDING SURVEYORS.

As Chartered Building Surveyors in London and with 6 offices across the capital, we are perfectly placed to undertake all aspects of residential surveying work within the M25 area.

Our growing team offers a full range of professional services, supported by decades of industry experience. In addition to RICS HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys, our surveyors routinely carry out party wall appointments, valuations and leasehold extension negotiations.

We can also provide expert assistance with lease plans, licenses to alter or schedules of outstanding works and much more.

At Peter Barry, we pride ourselves on providing a personable service with advice tailored to your specific project. As part of this, we are happy to negotiate with other surveyors, freeholders or agents on your behalf.

Each Peter Barry surveyor is a qualified specialist in their field, and will actively provide you with friendly guidance and recommendations to help you make the best decisions regarding your property.

For further information about any of our services, please do not hesitate to contact us on 020 7183 2578, via email or by completing a contact form.

ABOUT PETER BARRY

Peter Barry Surveyors has grown considerably over the last 10 years to become a multi-disciplinary practice with a 20 strong team. The company originated in North London in 1983...

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ABOUT PETER BARRY

Leasehold Reform Act

We can provide valuation reports in accordance with the Leasehold Reform Act (as amended) and we have the necessary expertise to undertake negotiations on behalf of Landlord or lessee.

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Party Wall Matters

We are experienced Party Wall Surveyors. If you are planning to undertake some work on your property which falls within the scope of The Party Wall etc.

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Party Wall Matters

Licences for Alteration

Whether you are a lessee planning works to your property or a freeholder that has had a request for consent we can assist with the preparation of a Licence to Alter.

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Residential Surveys

If you are thinking of buying a property and would like the peace of mind that comes with a survey from a Chartered Surveyor call us for a quote today.

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Residential Surveys

Other Services

We can also provide Specific Defect Reports, Matrimonial Valuations, Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax and Probate valuations, Reinstatement Cost Valuations and Snagging Lists.

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Property Surveys

Property Surveys

The valuation that a lender carries out is not a survey so get the peace of mind that comes with a detailed report from one of our experienced Chartered Surveyors.

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Party Wall Surveyors

Party Wall Surveyors

The Party Wall Act covers 3 distinct types of work, alterations to a shared (party) walls, the construction of new walls at the boundary and excavation close to neighbouring structures.

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leasehold valuation

leasehold valuation

The Leasehold Reform Act gives lessees of residential property the right to acquire an extended lease or to collectively purchase the freehold interest of their building.

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Our Response to Leasehold Reform

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The Party Wall Act – Common Misunderstandings

The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 has been with us for almost twenty-five years but it is still clear that the public has, at best, a tenuous grip on its details. I have outlined a few of the most common misunderstandings below:My extension will be on my own land so the Act does not apply.Section 6 of the Party Wall Act ... Read More >>

Reserving Issues in a Party Wall Award

In an ideal world the appointed surveyors would have all the information they require available and be in a position to cover all aspects of the work in detail in the award but there are situations where that is either not possible or pragmatic. We refer to these as ‘reserved matters’ i.e. a matter where some additional ... Read More >>

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