John qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1988 having graduated with a General Practice Surveying degree two years earlier. John has gained a vast knowledge of residential property since then having been based in Marble Arch and Mayfair amongst other London locations. If you require a RICS Homebuyer Report or a Full Building Survey in Central or South West London it is most likely John who will be on hand to assist. John has a keen interest in Rugby and also enjoys a spot of sailing when he gets the chance.
I often tell adjoining owners that have suffered damage as a result of party wall work not to, under any circumstances, enter into discussions directly with their neighbours’ builder. By giving such advice, I’m not trying to make life difficult for building owners but rather making the point that under the Act it is the ... Read More >>
Right of first refusal (RFR) is invoked when the freeholder (landlord) wants to sell their interest in a building that is subject to RFR legislation and they are required under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (the “1987 Act”) to offer this interest to the leaseholders first.This can be the entire freehold, part of the ... Read More >>
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 ... Read More >>