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.
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 >>
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 >>