Key Leasehold Reforms in the UK: What You Need to Know for 2024

The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024 brings transformative changes to the leasehold system in the UK, providing significant benefits and protections for leaseholders. Here’s a detailed look at the key reforms and what they mean for homeowners. 1. Extended Lease Terms One of the most impactful changes is the ability for leaseholders to extend […]

New Director

Bill Holden MRICS has officially been made a Director of the company. Bill will continue to push the business forward and develop the surveying arm of the practice and continue to mentor and guide the junior staff members.

Recently Qualified AssocRICS Surveyor

Huge congratulations to Aiden, who passed his AssocRICS submission and is our newest RICS qualified surveyor. Aiden will continue his development as he works towards his APC down the Building Surveying Pathway to become Chartered. Aiden also recently completed his PAS 2035 Assessor course. Huge Congratulations.

Damp and Timber Survey

We were recently instructed to inspect a property that had previously undergone a damp treatment by a so-called “damp expert.” 🔍 The Previous Damp Solution: The property had previously received a damp treatment, involving the injection of a damp-proof course (DPC) and the installation of a new timber floor. However, none of the following was […]

Two New Graduates!

Holdens Chartered Surveyors is excited to introduce two new additions to its team as part of the company’s long-term growth strategy. Aiden Hartley and Samantha Gibson have recently joined our practice, having completed their BSc (Hons) degrees in Building Surveying. Aiden comes with valuable prior experience, having worked with Michael Dysons Associates while pursuing his […]

Testing for Radon Gas

What is radon gas and is it important for property agents in the sales and rentals sectors to know the reasons why it can be dangerous and if properties should be checked, plus, do you know where to go to get resources to help? What is radon gas? A naturally occurring radioactive gas that is […]