Party Wall Surveyor

Amir-Siddique-v-Kowaliw & The Agreed Surveyor

Amir-Siddique-v-Kowaliw & Agreed Party Wall Surveyor It is a staple of the Party Wall Act that the person instigating the work (The Building Owner) shall pay for all the cost involved in meeting the requirement of the act. This is one of those things that Building Owners don’t like as they have no choice over…

Party Wall Surveyor

Do I really need a Schedule of Condition?

It should be noted that a Schedule of Condition is not a requirement of Party Wall etc. Act 1996, and either the adjoining owner or the building owner can refuse to have one. This article is a republished article from our dedicated Party Wall site reposted for the benefit of our readers That Being Said A schedule…

Home Buyers Survey

Is a RICS Homebuyer Report Right For You?

Any self-respecting homebuyer conducts site visits and inspections before purchasing a property. The mandatory mortgage valuation report is a step in the right direction, but this is only a brief overview of what might affect the value of the property. What it isn’t is a more comprehensive survey, such as the one offered by the…

Historic Building Consultants | Home Buyers Survey | Home Heroes | Listed Building Surveys | Uncategorized

What’s a mullion I thought that was a muntin? isn’t that a glazing bar? so whats a transom?

In what is the second of our term explanations in as many hours, In the surveying world, it really isn’t hard to get confused by the terminology and it’s getting worse with Americanisation happening throughout the surveying world, thanks to popular American and Canadian property shows such as Holmes on Holmes and Property brothers! One…

Home Buyers Survey | Home Heroes

Pole Cam – Residential Surveys etc.

Our aerial inspection camera (Pole Cam) enables detailed views of hard to reach areas. It is a favourite of building inspectors, surveyors, roofers and contractors. The camera produces high-quality pictures and videos which can be streamed to multiple mobile devices with an option to save them for future reference. They are often referred to as…

Home Buyers Survey | Home Heroes | Professional Standards

RAG Rating what are the benefits?

Rag Ratings In Property Reports At Home Heroes Limited we use Red, Amber, Green Ratings (RAG) all the time, be it within project documentation, risk registers, surveys and specific defect reports.  The main thing about RAG rating systems are that we are consistance throught a project, survey or register with the levels we are asigning…