Residential Surveys

Inspiration: Barn Conversion

Rushmore Farm, Upton: Barn Conversion Project Value: 1.4million Designed by Studio Four, this project won the RICS 2016 South East Residential Project of the Year. The project involved conversion of an agricultural barn which sits within an area of outstanding natural beauty. Planning permission was obtained to convert the existing agricultural barn into a dwelling, constructing …

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Basic Home Maintenance

Your home is likely to be your most valuable investment, and it’s important to look after it with some basic home maintenance. Most damage to properties relates to water ingress and is perfectly preventable. We’ve included some annual checks below that the average homeowner can carry out themselves. Checking Drains You can lift drain covers …

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Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is a non-native plant in the UK which can cause damage to properties and spreads easily. As a result it can impact on the buying and selling property process and there are strict requirements governing its removal. This hardy plant can cause extensive damage to property such as walls, drains, driveways …

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