Tony is a Building Surveyor and has been involved in the construction and property industry since 1971. His particular interests are residential surveys, party wall matters, dilapidations, fire risk assessments. He is also a qualified Domestic and Commercial Energy Assessor. Tony lives close to our Winchmore Hill office and is married with two sons, one of whom is a Chartered Surveyor. His interests outside of work include computers and walking the family’s Jack Russell.
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 >>