Need professional advice for your property? Look no further! Our team of experienced RICS Chartered Surveyors is here to help you make informed decisions and maximise the value of your property investments.
Whether you are buying a single property or a major portfolio, we are able to provide valuation advice on a wide range of property types, for a variety of purposes
Our advice to our clients is based on extensive and sound knowledge, coupled with an active awareness of the market and a practical approach to problems. Listening to and understanding our clients requirements, we provide a friendly service to assist you in your property matters.
We also undertake statutory valuations which are a product of an act of law that specifies the valuation method which should be used when deciding upon the value required for Inheritance and Capital Gains Tax purposes; Non Domestic Rating Appeals, also Compulsory Purchase and Acquisition.
The fact the valuation is derived through the law should not allow you to become bemused by the process. It is our task to explain to you in plain English how the valuation is derived so feel free to contact us for an initial advice and consultation.
Horace Blackburn MRICS is the director Blackburn Loxley Chartered Surveyors, a general practice firm based in Enfield, Middlesex.
Blackburn Loxley has in excess of 24 years commercial and residential valuation and surveying experience; undertaking instructions nationally from our offices in Enfield. The company also specialises in landlord and tenant matters representing private individuals, companies, local authorities and statutory bodies in rent reviews, lease renewals and rating appeals. We also have a range of experience in leasehold enfranchisement, residential property development, educational buildings, children day nurseries, residential homes and ecclesiastical properties... Read More
Valuations can be required for all types of purposes such as: proposed sales and purchases, lettings, borrowing money, company accounts, compensation, probate, taxation, pension funds, investment and development appraisals. Capital valuations and rental valuations can be prepared for both landlords and tenants interests, with or without vacant possession.
As Registered Valuers, Blackburn Loxley are required to submit files for audit by the RICS regarding terms of engagement, site inspection, collection and analysis of comparables for the valuation report....... Read More
When approaching a lease renewal its important to get it right. The time taken to invest in professional advice will help guide you through the legal complexities and mechanisms which are laid down by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (unless specifically excluded) that allow the tenant the right to a new lease on similar terms to the exiting lease but at a new rent. There are strict timescales and procedures involving Notices and Court Applications which must be followed to protect your rights ... Read More
Our aim is to simplify the rent review process by allowing you to concentrate on your business whilst we provide you with professional representation, keeping you appraised of developments and seeking your instructions and opinion to achieve a fair and reasoned settlement.
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Business rates comprise a significant cost and burden on any business. The rating system and law pertaining to it can be daunting, complex and a minefield for those who are unfamiliar with its processes. On your behalf are able to challenge your rating assessment on your behalf as former Valuation Office Agency Surveyors, to achieve notable savings and refunds.
If you receive a Non Domestic Rental Request for Information, we will complete the form on your behalf returning it to the Valuation Office Agency at no charge.
It is essential rating appeals and matters are trusted to regulated members of professional bodies such as the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, who can guide you through the legal complexities to ensure you make the correct decisions as multiple appeals to .... Read More
We are fully experienced in the preparation of full Expert Witness Reports under the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), for submission to a court, tribunal, arbitrator or any other third party adjudicator, being appointed by one party to the dispute or by both parties as a Single Joint Expert.
Blackburn Loxley will inspect the relevant property and prepare an Expert Witness Report which is fully CPR compliant. We can also offer a Preliminary Report if required .... Read More
Really appreciated Mr Blackburn undertaking my Home Survey at very short notice and returning the report within three days. The report was informative with photograhs to help show defects in the house.
"I had the pleasure of collaborating with Horace Blackburn for a property valuation, and the experience exceeded my expectations. His attention to detail, coupled with his ability to analyze market data, showcased his expertise. The final report was well-organised and supported by relevant information. I wouldn't think twice about choosing Blackburn Loxley again"
"Blackburn Loxley have acted on behalf of ourselves for over 15 years undertaking residential and commercial valuations. We have been pleased with the professionalism, attentiveness, communication and readiness of the company to accommodate urgent instructions and timescale"
"Although the rent on my shop increased at the rent review, the increase was significantly less than sought by the landlord. Really appreciated the persistent negotiation of Mr Blackburn"
"As a first-time homebuyer, I was uncertain about the surveying process. Blackburn Loxley made the experience smooth and informative. Their expertise was evident in the detailed survey report I received. They patiently addressed my questions and concerns, providing me with the confidence to move forward. Highly recommend."
"I have known Horace Blackburn about 15 years when I needed a survey done on my bungalow which he duly carried out and very professionally covered every aspect on this matter I have carried on using his service up to today he is very professional and is a great man to know when you need this kind of services He is a very polite and will do his upmost to achieve a most professional and satisfied results "