Preparing your house for sale

Preparing Your House for the Market: A Comprehensive Guide Selling your home nowadays take more than just registering the property with an estate agent, but what is the best way to make your property saleable and ready for market? In this blog post, we’ll guide you through some of our suggestions for getting your house … Continued

No stone left unturned with our thorough London building inspections

You may have noticed in your loft some whitish residue on the timbers similar to the photo below: This often occurs where there’s a lack of ventilation to the roof space. The residue is a white crystalline material, probably magnesium sulphate, which may be a residue of previous treatment of the timbers with magnesium fluorosilicate … Continued

The London Property Market – an opinion

The property industry has much to contend with at the moment. The last couple of weeks have seen the economy and financial markets in turmoil.  As the property market is reflective of both, it’s not surprising that there is a feeling of nervousness around investment. At London Building Surveyors we have seen a decrease in … Continued

What sets London Building Surveyors apart from other surveyors?

We’ve been thinking about what sets us apart from other surveyors and we’ve come up with this little list: – We’re a small team and this means that you receive more personal service from us.  – Ronnie, our MD, has extensive experience working all over London, in Scotland and in the Cayman Islands; this means … Continued

10 things to love about Leytonstone

A little light read from us today!  We’ve been thinking about all the areas of London we know well and love working in and what makes them unique. So here’s our take on Leytonstone: 1) We think of it as Wanstead’s younger (and naughtier) sister, it’s now got great nightlife: – free music 7 days … Continued

10 Things to Love about Wanstead

  We’ve been thinking about all the areas of London we know well and love working in and what makes them unique and today it’s the turn of Wanstead. Despite it’s proximity to central London, it has a real villagey vibe, with the Green running along the Wanstead end of the high street and a … Continued

The Importance of Household Maintenance

Property owners often don’t think too much about the essential regular maintenance that is required to keep your London property in tiptop condition.   Unfortunately, this can lead to bigger structural issues requiring professional costly repairs. At this time of year, we cannot stress enough how important it is to clear out gutters.   In these darkest … Continued