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Building Surveyor Canterbury Reviews

Back in April we spoke about the work going on behind the scenes the new format surveys are coming along nicely and people seem to like them with the added bonus they care customisation for the situation with sections being able to be added as required. Another of those developments was how we’d handle reviews,…

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Planning for the future

The planning white paper 2020 has caused a bit of a stir since its launch with issues surrounding extra stories on properties being “permitted development” and so called RICS “Amberfield”. This post is more concerned about a single line contained within a single paragraph and the effect this will have for protecting our built heritage…

CPD | Historic Building Consultants

Building Conservation Accreditation

Building Conservation Accreditation has been something I have had my eye on for years, my passion is historic buildings they way they work, they way they are put together, altered or fail all interest me. The Next logical step for me is look at getting a Building Conservation Accreditation it appears I am eligible for…

Home Buyers Survey

Broadband Services

One of the benefits of having our own survey products is that we are free to adapt and edit them as and how we wish. Early on during the Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ it became apparent that there are several changes to how people are using their properties and this is probably going to have a long-time…

Home Buyers Survey

Home Survey Pricing

We get a lot of calls on a weekly basis here at Home Heroes for all of the services we offer and I am not scared to admit I probably convert around 30% of the enquiries to good quality leads that move to the next phase, now in reality 30% is a horrible conversion rate…

Home Heroes | Professional Standards

Professionalism and Integrity

Just before Covid-19 “lockdown” was announced at Home Heroes we submitted our application to be considered to become a Chartered Building Consultancy (CBC) with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). So why do we want to be a Chartered Building Consultancy? well first we are proud members of the CIOB, I myself am a chartered…

Home Buyers Survey

Sneak Peak – Update

Nothing is finalised yet but we have been using our downtime during the Covid-19 lockdown to produce some new products update our website and other important business items New Survey Templates We have been working on a new survey template which will be used by us hopefully by June 2020 and will be in full…

Home Buyers Survey

Home Survey Standard Delayed

The RICS Home Survey Standard was due to become a requirement for RICS regulated firms as of June 2020 given the issues surrounding the “COVID-19” outbreak the decision has been made to postpone this until the 1st December 2020 more details can be read here. At Home Heroes Limited we are still busy working on…

Home Heroes | Party Wall Surveyor

A Party Wall Forum Launched

Home Heroes Limited has launched a new space to discuss everything Party Wall Related with the launch of Party Wall Forum About the Act The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 can be a complexed process and for homeowners when contacting a party wall surveyor they are usually already confused and worried about the impact on…

Party Wall Surveyor

Ambulance Chaser Party Wall Surveyor?

Scaremongering and the Party Wall Act. I’ve taken quite a few calls this week from worried building owners that have been approached by there neighbours the “adjoining owner” to discuss their obligations under the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. In most cases, this is after planning has been approved for development be that a new…