With news that a property owner in Hampstead is planning to more than double the size of his house by constructing a vast basement we are reminded of a survey we did several years ago of a very nice newly refurbished house in Hampstead where our client intended doing something similar, you wonder why these […]
The Guardian Newspaper highlighting service charge problems in blocks of flats and overcharging by freeholders and management companies. Article One – “Sack Your Property Manager”, Article Two – “Leasehold – A Battle to Fight and Win”. Both of these articles start from the premise that all property management companies are bad, from our experience whilst […]
A range of consumer guides from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors [RICS] is now available for download at Collier Stevens website. The guides include guidance on Buying a Home, Party Walls, Rights to Light, Subsidence, Extending Your Home, Boundary Disputes, Property Surveys, Selling Your Home and Flooding.