Housing development takes shape following £7million funding package

Specialist lender Together has agreed a £7million funding facility for a luxury family-orientated homes development in the North West. Bespoke housebuilder Harvey Homes Group is currently constructing 30 high-quality homes in Swan Green, Lower Peover, near Knutsford, Cheshire. Its funding partner Together – which celebrates its 45th anniversary this year – has provided a £7million finance package for the major project of four and five bedroom detached houses, two bedroom mews and semi-detached homes. The development has been valued
at £15million once complete.

Why is the valuer interested in who’s in my property?

Formal property valuations are undertaken under RICS guidance, known as The Red Book, and this sets out how the valuer must operate. This begins with identifying the client and sending out detailed Terms of Engagement. The valuer may not be acting for you personally; they may be appointed by your bank or may be representing a body of which you are part, such as a partnership or limited company. Therefore, the duty of care may not be due to you as an individual.

When is a valuation not a valuation?

Oakwood Valuations Surveyors is a newly formed Altrincham based business covering the north west of England and North Wales. The man behind the firm is chartered surveyor and Registered Valuer Graham Bowcock. Graham has been advising clients on property matters in the area for over thirty years and has gained significant experience in a variety of property types.

Why the heading?
“Occasionally clients are surprised that we make a charge for a valuation when some agents offer them for free.