Mid-term inspection discovers abuse of property

A letting agent asked us for a mid-term inspection on one of their properties in London. The tenant didn’t respond to our phone calls, texts or emails to arrange an appointment, so we visited at 10am on a Sunday morning. When the tenant answered in his pyjamas our...
Vanbrugh Castle Inventory

Vanbrugh Castle Inventory

One of our more unusual appointments was to carry out an inventory and check-in at Vanbrugh Castle, a Grade I listed property in Blackheath SE3. Steeped in history (based on the Bastille in Paris, it’s almost 300 years old and has been used as a film set), the...

Check-out from hell!

Arriving for a 10am checkout on a Sunday in south London, we found the tenants were still cleaning and loading their van. Under pressure of time, we started the inspection while the tenants continued to pack. As we worked our way around the property, the tenant...