James has been involved in the property industry since 2010, working as an Area Sales Manager for an independent Estate Agent in South West London and more recently, helping to start the London business for a well-known hybrid Estate Agent. He is now looking forward to progressing his career in Surveying by becoming an associate member of RICS this year with the aspiration of full membership in the future. Away from work, he enjoys bike touring and going to music gigs.
The process of preparing a Reinstatement Cost Assessment involves a site visit to inspect the property, take measurements and site notes detailing the type and quality of the accommodation, a calculation of the likely reinstatement cost of the property based on the information gathered during the inspection, and the recording ... Read More >>
If badly handled, party wall procedures can add many thousands of pounds to the costs of your building project but there are plenty of things you (and your surveyor) can do to keep costs to a minimum. Speak to your neighbours before serving notice This isn't always possible, if the property is let or the ... Read More >>
There are many different elements that will need to be considered in order for the vision of your extension to become a reality and it is apparent that a layperson is often unaware what professional help may be required along the way - there are the obvious ones; Architect, engineer and contractor, and to a lesser extent, the ... Read More >>