Tom is passionate, hardworking and understands the importance of a high customer service. Before starting with Peter Barry Tom had previous experience in the property sector working as a Lettings Negotiator and a Property Investment Advisor. It was here Tom realised he wanted to follow a career path to become a chartered surveyor. Tom has since achieved a degree at Nottingham Trent University and is due to sit his RICS professional within the next year. Out of work Tom is a qualified tennis coach, enjoys playing the guitar and popping down the pub for “one beer”.
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 >>
There are many different elements that will need to be considered in order for the vision of your extension to become a reality and it is apparent that a layperson is often unaware what professional help may be required along the way - there are the obvious ones; Architect, engineer and contractor, and to a lesser extent, the ... Read More >>
As a recent graduate and Assistant Surveyor, a large part of my training was party wall related. As part of that training I spent time assisting the team that deal with new enquiries in sending fee proposals and liaising with owners. I thought it might be helpful to work through an example relating to a rear extension. When ... Read More >>