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.
There are a number of hoops to jump through when negotiating the purchase of a home, particularly when purchasing a new build property.To add to this burgeoning ‘to do’ list, it would seem that a worrying trend of poor quality control is developing in the new build property sector, even amongst so called ‘luxury’ ... Read More >>
It’s the phrase that party wall surveyors rely on to reassure adjoining owners that they will not incur costs as a result of their neighbours’ works i.e. “In all normal circumstances, the fees of all/any appointed surveyors will be paid by the building owner”. The inquisitive adjoining owner will ask for ... Read More >>
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 >>