Jean-Baptiste has a solid background within the property field having successfully completed an RICS accredited Real Estate Honours degree at the University of Westminster. He started his property related career working in residential property management; specialising in high end clientele. He joined Peter Barry in March 2016 and has since progressed to the role of Assistant Surveyor gaining Associate membership of the RICS in November 2018. Jean-Baptiste specialises in leasehold valuation and party wall matters. He enjoys traveling and discovering new cultures while learning foreign languages and is already fluent in French and Spanish.
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 >>
As a recent graduate and Assistant Surveyor, a large part of my training was party wall related. As part of that training I spent time assisting the team that deal with new enquiries in sending fee proposals and liaising with owners. I thought it might be helpful to work through an example relating to a rear extension. When ... Read More >>