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    I realise without exact details any costs will be approximate.

    I frequently read of the value of having independent professional advice.

    The building in question compromises of 12 dwellings (mainly 1 bed flats) in a converted Victorian property.

    What would be a reasonable framework for engaging a surveyor to give advice on maintenance planning ? What would be approximate costs ?

    many thanks for any help

    I know this is your first post, and this answer may upset you,


    Ring up a few surveyors and ask the same question !

    Allow a minimum of £ 1000
    But if all flats are occupied and surveyor needs to view, especialy the basement and those under / in the loft and has to come back multiple times as people are out at work, then add 50%

    But we don't know the layout, the garages, the gardens, the sheds, the driveway size . etc etc.

    But as said, contact a few.


      Thanks - not upset in the slightest, asking a question so not expecting anything to suit me.

      The cost of a surveyor MAY by related to quality I was hoping for an approximate cost possibly somewhere in the middle of a range. You have given this, thanks.

      Simply looking for the building : nothing more or less ( no insides or sheds etc.)

      As well as costs ( which I can of course ask for ) I was curious as to what might be optimum for scheduling this, e.g in depth every 10 years and annual check up with recommendations for work. Also is this to be recommended as best practice ?

      Thanks again for your time


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