James qualified as an AssocRICS member in 2019 having been involved in the property industry since 2010, working as an Area Sales Manager for an independent Estate Agent in South West London. He is now looking forward to progressing his career in Surveying by becoming Chartered Surveyor. Away from work, he enjoys bike touring and going to music gigs.
Completing the party wall awards is often the last part of the jigsaw required to allow work to commence on site and the process which leads up to that point can be delayed for any number of reasons; from technical queries relating to the proposed works to the appointed surveyors’ holiday arrangements. It’s therefore ... Read More >>
While the current social distance regulations remain in place, surveyors are under pressure to spend as little time inside occupied properties as possible. One way of doing that is to rely upon a photographic only schedule of condition instead of the traditional written record but can it ever be as useful?Prior to the ... Read More >>
An amendment to the General Permitted Development Order which allows property owners to add up to 2 further storeys to their property without planning consent came in to force on 30th December 2020. So does this mean we’re going to see houses all over London being extended upwards despite how incongruous such an extension may ... Read More >>