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Projects

Residential Surveys

Residential Surveys There are two main types of survey, an RICS HomeBuyer and a Building Survey. RICS HomeBuyer Report The most popular report for house buyers, produced in a standard RICS approved format, it is most suitable for properties built…
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Dilapidations

Dilapidations   “Dilapidations” refers to breaches of lease covenants that relate to the condition of a property during the term of the tenancy or when the lease ends. (RICS.org)   Dilapidations issues occur when a tenant is found to be…
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Project Management & Coordination

Project Management & Coordination Whatever the size of the project, organising building works whether new build, refurbishment or remodelling can be a complex process requiring the skills and experience of a Project Manager to ensure that the works are completed…
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Party Wall Awards

What is a party wall? Party walls usually separate buildings belonging to different owners but could include garden walls built astride a boundary. Since the Party Wall etc Act 1996 came into force, property owners have had a procedure to…
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Schedules of Condition

Schedules of Condition A Schedule of Condition records the condition of a building on a specific date and the scope and extent of the document may vary according to its intended purpose – for example, a document intended to limit…
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Pre Acquisition Surveys

Pre Acquisition Surveys   When considering the acquisition of commercial premises whether by freehold or lease, a detailed understanding of the existing condition of the property, its suitability for a particular use and any associated future liabilities is essential. Developed…
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Repair & Maintenance

Repair & Maintenance It is important to keep buildings, their elements and associated services in good repair; not simply to ensure they remain functional and serviceable, but also if you occupy your premises on a lease, you will have obligations…
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Domestic Extension & Remodelling

Domestic Extensions & Remodelling Masefields has a wide experience of domestic adaptations and enlargements from small porches and loft extensions to complex multi storey conversions and remodeling. Modern living is increasingly at odds with traditional cellular home layouts and the…
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Listed Buildings

Working with Listed Buildings   Listed Building Consent is a form of planning control developed to protect buildings of special architectural or historical interest.  This control is in addition to any planning requirements which would normally apply.  Listed Building Consent is…
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Extensions & Remodelling Commercial Premises

Extensions & Remodelling Commercial Premises Whether you are looking to extend, alter, refit or refurbish your existing business premises or need help to design a completely new building, Masefields can assist you throughout the whole process from the initial idea…
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