We are on the approved panels of most major banks and building societies and provide valuations for a wide range of property types from residential dwellings to commercial property to farms and equestrian property.
We understand that the challenges executors and trustees can face when acting as administrators of an estate and the difficulties and complexities of dealing with Capital Gains Tax on the disposal of relevant property.
Our Registered Valuers provide a professional timely and completely confidential service which can include the valuation of a single item or property, to an entire house’s contents or a landed estate, farm or commercial property.
Our Chartered Surveyors have many years experience and understand the potential sensitivities when dealing with division of assets in a range of circumstances.
Increasingly, we are asked to provide valuations at the commencement of a partnership or marriage.
We have Chartered Surveyors who are registered under the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Expert Witness Accreditation Scheme and are Members of The Expert Witness Institute and we offer initial advice, formal reports in accordance with RICS Practice Statement and Guidance Note Surveys Acting as Expert Witnesses and attend court to give evidence in matters of dispute resolution.
A key area for all property owners, it is vital to correctly report the rebuild cost of your property for insurance purposes. Any shortfall in the insurance value may lead to a scaling back of any payment due in a claim situation even for a relatively modest claim.
Mortgage lenders usually require an up to date assessment of the cost of completely rebuilding your property including any site clearance and all Architects and professional fees and our Building Surveyors with many years of practical experience understand the complexities and provide rebuild valuations for a wide range of property types from town houses to Tudor mansions.
Charities are required to follow specific procedures prior to the disposition of assets, detailed in Section 119 and 120 of the Charities Act 2011. Our Surveyors qualify and are knowledgeable in providing the correct valuation format to allow Charity Trustees to fully comply with their statutory responsibility.
We work with both Landlords and Tenants to conduct a valuation and to guide applicants through the Right to Buy Schemes with which we have had significant success.
In certain circumstances, Council or Housing Association tenants can qualify for a discount of up to £75,000 under the Right to Buy Scheme.