Consumer Guides

The SCSI produce a wide variety of consumer guides. These guides provide you with clear, expert advice on a wide variety of topics related to property, land and construction. If you're thinking about a new home improvement project, buying or selling a house or renting an apartment: take a look!

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A Clear Impartial Guide to Boundary Disputes

Chartered Surveyors specialising in boundaries are professional advisors with relevant knowledge of both property issues and the law. They will look at the problem, prepare any technical data that may help solve the dispute at an early stage and, if necessary, provide a court with the appropriate advice and information needed to make a judgement.

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A Clear Guide to Flooding

Thie guide gives information on how flooding affects the value and insurability of property, explains what’s involved in drawing up a flood plan, constructing flood defences and reinstating a property which has been flooded. 

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List of Rating Experts

The annual rates bill for a commercial premises is calculated by applying an Annual Rate on Valuation (ARV) to the valuation of a commercial property.  Occupiers receive a provisional Valuation Certificate detailing their new rateable valuation and if you wish to receive specialist advice in relation to your liability, the SCSI has compiled Rating Specialist contact list.