If as a Landlord your Leaseholder has submitted an application for alterations, we can act for you from beginning to end. We will provide an expert assessment of the Leaseholder’s proposals, review any documentation and request further details if deemed necessary. As part of this we will observe and provide comment on the short and long-term impacts of the Leaseholder’s works as well and immediate effects on other local occupiers. We will work alongside an experienced solicitor to ensure that the Terms and Conditions of the consent protect your interests, all while moving the process forward in a reasonable timeframe so you avoid any unwanted claims of delays.
As a Leaseholder proposing to make alterations to your property, we take control of the LTA application process and submit this to the Landlord’s Consent. We will ensure that as many relevant documents/information is included to not only reduce delays, but also look to keep the Landlord’s fees to a minimum. The role also extends to ensuring that the consent is obtained promptly and not unreasonably withheld and that any Terms and Conditions are reasonable and to not impose unnecessary obligations or restrictions.
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 >>