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Steve Hobbs

Steve Hobbs


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.

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Valuations – What do I need to know?

In recent months we have, on more than one occasion, been asked to undertake reviews of valuations undertaken by other valuers following concerns raised by the clients as to their accuracy. In these circumstances it’s not unusual to find that the valuation under scrutiny leaves something to be desired. It is also not unusual ... Read More >>

Freehold Enfranchisement: The Dreaded ‘Development Valuation’

One of the valuation issues that is unique to the freehold enfranchisement process is the potential for the existence of compensation for development value. In smaller blocks and period conversions development value will often arise from the potential to convert the roof space as an extension of the upper flat, to develop the ... Read More >>

Trumping Brexit: The Effect of Political Uncertainty on London’s Housing Market

Well the good news is that Brexit is no longer the biggest political story of the years. Donald has trumped it, taking the White House in a landslide victory over opponent Hillary Clinton. So, what does this mean for London’s property market? One lesson we have all learned from the 2008 financial crisis is that the global ... Read More >>

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