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Commercial Letting and Leases: How Can a Schedule of Condition Help You?

The summer months are often a popular time for leases to come to an end or require a renewal or extension. It is important to ensure you are reliably informed before making any binding agreements. When entering into a new lease or extending your lease it is paramount that you instruct an RICS accredited Chartered Building Surveyor to carry out a Schedule of Condition/Defect Report (/surve  ...More »


Building Surveys and 12 Essential Homebuyer's Tips

Different homes require different Surveys (/surveying-pages/residential-surveyor), and it is extremely important and beneficial to decide which is best for your home, requirements and needs. Are you familiar with a Condition Report, a Homebuyers Report and a Building Survey? A Building Survey (/surveying-pages/residential-surveyor) is an in depth report and is appropriate for most propert  ...More »


Position Vacant - Project Manager - Are you qualified?

Following our last newsletter on Planning Permission, we move forward, assuming, that you have received the go ahead for your building project (/construction-project-manager) and are keen to get the ball rolling. The challenge now is where to start and which direction to go in. Project development: Do you go it alone or call in the property management experts? At this point it is time  ...More »