On 22 June 2023, the Bank of England unexpectedly increased interest base rates by 0.5% to 5.0%, due to inflation remaining higher than expected for the fourth month in a row.
Inflation stayed at 8.7% in May.
Our residential property surveys (RICS HomeBuyer & Condition Reports; full Building Survey) provide you with appropriate expert information on the property’s condition at each level – with a valuation, where instructed – allowing you to make a properly informed decision on whether to purchase the property.read more
We carry out commercial property valuations for a wide variety of purposes, including purchase, sale, letting, partnership reorganisation, pension funds (SIPP or SSAS), the Charities Acts, tax planning Probate/Inheritance Tax or Capital Gains tax), company financial accounting etc.read more
Commercial property surveys (building survey, schedule of condition, dilapidations) may be commissioned to record the condition of the property in schedule form, such as for a new lease, or provide a detailed expert report on the property’s condition and repairs required, such as upon purchase. A valuation can also be undertaken, providing Market Value, Market Rent and/or advice on yields and returns, as required.read more
We offer a range of specialist services in relation to residential and commercial property owners-occupiers, landlords and tenants to include: Plan Drawings, Leasehold Reform Act, Party Wall Advice, Insurance Cost Assessments, Landlord & Tenant, Charities Act Reports, Defect Analysis, Expert Witness, Restrictive Covenants..read more
Moses Rutland Chartered Surveyors advise private and corporate clients on both commercial and residential property matters, where personal service and the ability to talk to a friendly, sympathetic Surveyor is important.
We provide an holistic approach, making sure clients derive the maximum benefit from their expenditure and the very best up-to-date advice.
Frequently Asked Questions
We cover all the common property types and sectors, including residential houses, bungalows and flats and standard commercial shops, offices and industrial buildings. We also cover a wide range of other building types, such as halls, clubs, medical and dental surgeries, churches, supported lodgings, veterinary surgeries, police/fire stations and garage showrooms.
We have specialist knowledge in dealing with trading businesses, including properties such as hotels, guest houses, restaurants, residential care and nursing homes, and village stores/post offices. These properties are often sold as operational entities, requiring specialist expertise in interpreting accounting information and knowledge of each business sector.
We also frequently value land, including amenity land, open storage, paddocks/grazing land, building plots or larger development sites.
For valuation work, we work within an arc that, in general terms, is centred around Southampton, the New Forest and the Bournemouth / Poole / Christchurch conurbation, extending from Weymouth and Dorchester to the west up through Blandford Forum, Salisbury and Winchester and down to Fareham on the east side. We generally keep to the south of the A303.
For some building surveying work, we can go further afield.
Yes. We frequently provide bespoke or informal advice to clients, whether it be valuation advice or building surveying, such as defects analysis or maintenance advice. We negotiate on behalf of landlord and tenants in rent reviews, lease renewals, dilapidations, re-gearing and disputes.
Our surveyors are experienced in negotiating and adopting a pragmatic and commercial approach to suit the client’s expectations and achieve a successful conclusion.
Yes, our valuers are very experienced in handling a range of specialist instructions of this nature and familiar with the rules and laws applying to each area.