A GUIDE TO DILAPIDATIONS

RB Surveyor Services are experts at handling dilapidation matters.  In the past 6 months alone we have acted on dilapidations instructions totalling more than £3.75m. However, many people misunderstand what dilapidations means. In this blog we are breaking it down into easy chunks, so everyone can gain a brief understanding of what is dilapidations, what you need to do and options available to limit exposure to expense and risk. Continue reading

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CAD in the Surveying Industry

Technology is advancing at staggering rates, and the surveying sector is no stranger to it. Our highly calibrated digital measuring equipment helps us measure your property in a precise and speedy manner – the importance of accuracy is undeniable when surveying a building, which is why at RB Surveyor Services we only utilise the highest-grade equipment.

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What to Consider Before Purchasing Warehouse Space

As a business owner, there’s nothing more exciting than watching your business grow. You’ve put in countless hours of hard work and are now reaping the success you so deserve. However, with this thrilling growth comes expansion, which means you might find yourself in need of a larger warehouse space to store all of your merchandise.

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Negotiating a Dilapidations Settlement

Recently, here at RB Surveyors, we have robustly defended an astonishing £215,000.00 dilapidations claim. A dilapidations claim is common in both private and commercial tenancy, but it is something that is often misunderstood, overlooked or often handled inappropriately.

So, what is dilapidations and how did we help reduce such a monumental claim?

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Choosing an Office that Reflects Your Brand (Part 1)

An office is not just the place where you and your employees spend most of your working week; it’s the place where you showcase what your company is all about to the outside world. Therefore, while factors like location are important, it is also crucial to choose an office that best reflects your company’s core values and culture. Continue reading

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How the Location of Your Office Can Impact Working Life

When it comes to choosing a place to set up your office, there are many things you must take into consideration. Last week we wrote about the considerations of choosing an office – thinking about everything from cost to size. However, today, we shall discuss further the importance of the location of your office and how it can impact working life.

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What to Consider When Choosing Your Office Space

Choosing your office space is a big deal; you may be a growing business and you need to spread your wings in the corporate world, or you might be wanting a new lease of life when it comes to your company. No matter the reason for looking, there are a couple of things that you should consider when choosing your office space.

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The Importance of Maintaining Properties as a Landlord

As a landlord, you have an obligation to ensure that the properties that you take care of are in pristine condition and are habitable for any tenant that you may acquire. Not only is it a legal requirement to ensure that the tenants of your properties are living in a safe and secure environment, it is also in the landlord’s financial interests to make sure that the properties in question are kept in a good condition.

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The Importance of Certification

If anyone is offering their professional services, no matter the industry they’re in, it pays to become certified. In the surveying world, becoming accredited means being accepted as a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Continue reading

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What is Building Pathology?

Building Pathology is an all-inclusive method in analysing buildings, with emphasis on building defects and performance, to help create the right remedial and management resolutions. It takes into account how the construction, and the materials that were used to build the building, effects its environment. It also studies the building’s inhabitants and can be used to help industry experts understand building catastrophes.

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