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Unusual Discoveries When Carrying Out a Property Survey

When you book in your survey, you may be expecting a report to come back highlighting some minor issues, maybe a bit of damp or...

James Brook, MRICS ― 4 Nov 2021
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Caroline Kelly | Residential Surveyor

As a self-confessed Property Geek, being a surveyor is the perfect profession for Caroline. Buying your dream home can throw up some challenges, and Caroline finds...

James Brook, MRICS ― 28 Oct 2021
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James Brook MRICS | Managing Director and Chartered Surveyor

It could be said property is in James’s blood. His stepdad was a builder, and his uncle a Chartered Surveyor. James grew up bingeing on Homes...

James Brook, MRICS ― 25 Oct 2021
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How to Value a Property

Whether buying or selling a property, it is crucial to be clear on how much your home is worth or how much you should be paying...

James Brook, MRICS ― 25 Oct 2021
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What Is the Longest Known Active Lease in Existence and Other Interesting Facts About Leasehold Properties

As the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill works its way through parliament, you may be surprised to hear that debate around the concept of leasehold properties...

James Brook, MRICS ― 18 Oct 2021
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Dean Merryman | Valuer and Surveyor

Dean has joined Novello to work across Surrey and South London in his role as a Valuer and Surveyor. Passionate about residential property. What Dean enjoys...

James Brook, MRICS ― 12 Oct 2021
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Lily Churchill | Assistant Surveyor

Passionate about property, Lily is kept busy combining studying for a Level 6 Diploma in Residential Surveying and Valuation, and working as an Assistant Surveyor.

James Brook, MRICS ― 12 Oct 2021
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Home Survey Versus Snagging List: Which Is Best for a New Build?

When buying any home, you want to be sure no nasty surprises are waiting for you a few years down the line, so a detailed survey...

John Brook - New Build Specialis ― 11 Oct 2021
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