Steve is a Chartered Surveyor and has been with Peter Barry since 2013. He is an RICS Registered Valuer and has a particular interest in the specialist field of lease extension and freehold enfranchisement valuation. Alongside his primary work as a valuer Steve also undertakes residential surveys and party wall appointments. Outside of work Steve spends most of his energy with his young family, whilst still trying to find the time to slot in the occasional frame of snooker.
When several individuals co-own a property, there are two possible ways in which the property can be legally held: as 'joint tenants' or as 'tenants in common'. The main distinction lies in the fact that, when a property is owned as 'tenants in common', each party possesses a distinct and identifiable share in the property. ... Read More >>
Over the years, the Peter Barry team has carried out numerous pre-purchase property surveys for clients intending to buy houses of non-traditional construction. Non-standard properties can often be a source of concern for both buyers and mortgage lenders as there’s a risk of defects not found in general housing stock that ... Read More >>
This is perhaps the most uncertain and unpredictable time since the Second World War. The scale of the impact of Covid-19 on global economies, financial markets and, as a result, housing markets is beyond the scope of anything the world’s population has experienced in living memory. Stock markets have lurched lower ... Read More >>