We can offer pre-purchase surveys together with repairs schedules which can help to provide a negotiating strategy.

We specialise in condition reports of historic buildings.

Here is just some of the work that we have carried out on behalf of discerning clients.

Central Paris: Pre-purchase Report: originally a 15th century building which had been“Haussmanised” and divided in the 19th century.

Advice on structure and efficiency of property management arrangements including cyclical repairs provision and proposals for further renovation and refurbishment.

Ille et Vilaine: Pre-purchase building and condition survey. Scheduled Historic Monument, 15th century dungeon and defensive tower forming part of medieval city walls.

Advice and recommendations for early repairs and replacements, ongoing management and legal protocols with shared (party) walls.

Calvados: Pre-purchase Condition Report on 18thcentury timber-framed / thatched ciderhouse converted to residential use.

Assessment of structural frame and condition of historic repairs and replacements, including pegs used to secure the frame.

Advice and recommendations for future maintenance.

Finistere: Pre-purchase survey and Report of 20th century hill-side house with infinity pool.

Identifying defective repairs and historic management oversights. Advice on legal restrictions to protect view over Atlantic Ocean.

Recommendations for future lettings management.

Gironde – Saint Emilion: Pre-purchase survey and Report of substantial 19th century house amongst famous vineyards.

Preparing repairs schedule and negotiating strategy.

Hauts-de-Seine (Paris suburbs): Pre-purchase survey, Report and Condition Survey of 19th century family home.

Exposed knock-on effects of neglected and inappropriate repairs, overdue replacements and structural instability.

Preparation of comprehensive renovation schedule.