Marwood Surveyors are recruiting!!

Marwood Surveyors are a leading regional supplier of RICS Surveys and Valuations across the residential and commercial Sector in the West Midlands. We have an excellent reputation for delivering outstanding customer service specialising in providing private surveys direct to the customer, rather than solely institution driven mortgage inspections. We …

Party Wall Surveys under The Party Wall etc. Act 1996

What is a Party Wall? If there is a wall between your property and your neighbour, you may at some stage have wondered who it belongs to. In actual fact, it belongs to both of you. A great many properties and buildings of many different kinds – residential and commercial, office and industrial, institutional and retail – share dividing walls, …

Always use a surveyor when buying a house

Hardy v Griffiths (2014) EWHC 3947 provides a salutary lesson to buyers of residential property that they should instruct a surveyor to inspect the property before exchange of contract. The case considered the responsibility of the sellers in making representations against the buyers’ responsibilities to investigate the property.  In March 2011, …