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What is a Dilapidations Report?

What is a Dilapidations Report?

In today’s Property Surveying blog post we are going to be taking a look at commercial property surveying. In particular, we are going to be looking at dilapidations reports, what they are and when they are required. A dilapidations report, also commonly referred to...

Is Japanese Knotweed a Problem?

Is Japanese Knotweed a Problem?

Thank you for clicking on today's property surveying blog post, today we are going to be looking at Japanese knotweed. Japanese knotweed is a typical defect and issue that Surveys see on their daily sight inspections.  Normally, Japanese Knotweed is noted on Pre...

Timber Property Pests 

Timber Property Pests 

Hello and welcome to a new instalment of Stokemont’s blog series. The focus of today’s post is on the various timber pests which can be found in properties. Due to the widespread use of timber within construction the impact of pests within properties can be...

Flooring Types

Flooring Types

In this week’s surveying blog, we will be looking at floors, predominately ground floors and I will be providing you details into what’s actually beneath you’re finished floor coverings. We will also be looking at the most common defects associated with floors and how...

Understanding Your Right to Light

Understanding Your Right to Light

In today’s property surveying blog post topic, we are going to be looking at Right to Light. Here at Stokemont, we tend to see this issue raised a fair bit when we’re assisting on Party Wall Surveying matters, we therefore thought we’d look at the facts! As property...

High Cost Property Defects

High Cost Property Defects

In today's property surveying blogpost topic we are going to be taking a look at property defects and those ones that can be of significant financial expense in the pre-purchase surveying procedures. If you are in the process of purchasing a property, whether that is...

Combating Condensation

Combating Condensation

In today's blogpost topic we are going to be taking a look at condensation. Condensation in property is an incredibly common form of defects that our surveyors here at Stokemont see on a daily basis whether that be on a Defect Analysis Report, RICS HomeBuyer Report or...