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Our Property Blog

Property matters can often be confusing, with multiple professional opinions and sources of information available from the simplest of searches.

Through our weekly blog post, we aim to clarify Property topics in an easy to follow and informative approach.

Party Wall Notices, Covid Response Times

Party Wall Notices, Covid Response Times

In today’s property blogpost, we are going to be discussing Party Wall Notices, and the procedures and timings that should be taken into account during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a normal circumstance, Party Wall Notices have a 14 day run period, followed by a 2 day...

Relying on a Contractor’s Boundary

Relying on a Contractor’s Boundary

Thank you for taking the time to read our informative property blog posts and articles. In this week’s Property Surveying blog post, we are going to be looking at why property owners should refrain from relying on fencers or contractors to set out their boundary...

Bridged Damp-Proof Courses

Bridged Damp-Proof Courses

In this week’s property surveying blog post, we are going to be discussing building surveying, and in particular, the bridging of a damp-proof course, also referred to as a DPC.  This is one of the most common property defects that our surveyors see here at Stokemont,...

Stokemont Party Wall Surveyors

Stokemont Party Wall Surveyors

In this week’s blogpost and property surveying topic, we are going to be looking at party wall surveying procedures, when they apply, and the typical types of work that we have seen occur in a London area over the past few months. Party wall surveyor, or surveying, in...

Different Types of Party Walls

Different Types of Party Walls

In this week’s property Surveying blog post, we are going to be looking at Type B Party Walls and how they differentiate from normal Party Walls. So, what exactly is a Party Wall? In simple terms, a Party Wall is a dividing wall which forms part of a building...

Agreed Surveyors and Third Surveyors

Agreed Surveyors and Third Surveyors

In this week’s blog post, we are going to be discussing agreed surveyor appointments and whether a third surveyor appointment is applicable. This is a very common question that is asked by either a building owner, or an adjoining owner as they often want to know who...

Licence for Alterations

Licence for Alterations

Your lease is the agreement which you signed when you first moved into your property and it will effectively govern what you can and can not do. There are many different things to consider and a broad selection of ways that you can modify your property without...

What does a Boundary Surveyor do?

What does a Boundary Surveyor do?

In this week’s property Surveying blog post, we are going to be looking at boundary disputes and the procedures that a boundary surveyor will follow and adhere to in the process of surveying and resolving the matter at hand. Boundary surveyors are called upon to...