Tag Archives | Valuation

10 Tips when needing a Valuation

Have you been told you need a valuation but you’re not sure where to start?  Why not have a read through our helpful checklist to get you started. 1. Think about it in advance, it can take 4-6 weeks from the point of contacting the valuer to receiving the report especially allowing for booking in […]

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Technology and Valuation

It has been sometime since we commented on technology in property, since then it has even been assigned its own nick name “Proptech” which is in danger of becoming over used by certain sections of the media! Proptech has come a long way over the past few years and is changing the face of the […]

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10 Key Property Issues for Practice Managers

Everyone is busy and Practice Managers are no exception to that rule. As multi-practice mergers become commonplace and property owning GPs look to retire, premises issues are increasingly making it to the top of all Practice Managers’ to do lists. Some practices are well organised when it comes to their property but others don’t have […]

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Additional Rent Demands

In this post, I’m going to take a look at the recent changes to the Premises Cost Directions and the effect on leasehold rent values. For leasehold practices the landscape has changed recently in terms of their premises. In the past most of the issues around premises were focussed on how they were used and if […]

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Which survey do you need?

I thought it might be useful to outline the different types of surveys that GP practices may need and the circumstances in which you might need them. Many people don’t realise that there are different types of survey which can cause some confusion. The first thing we’d need to find out is why you need […]

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‘Planning Partnership Changes': the back story

We launched our guide ‘Planning Partnership Changes: A Guide for GP Partnerships’ last month, and have had excellent feedback from both clients and other GP practices. The idea for the guide came about since we have seen an increasing number of doctors retiring over the past year or so. I think this is as much […]

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Planning Partnership Changes: A Guide for GPs

Planning Partnership Changes: A new free guide for GP Partnerships

Our new free guide ‘Planning Partnership Changes: A Guide for GP Partnerships’ has been launched today. The guide, which is free to download from our website, provides a clear overview of all the main issues involved in changing the partnership structure and gives straightforward guidance on how to ensure a smooth, trouble free transition. The guide […]

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How large is my building – GEA, GIA and NIA?

Surely measuring a medical/commercial property is straightforward? So why can two surveyors come up with two different measurements? The answer is that the area of the premises will vary depending on the purpose. For instance, if you needed a valuation of your premises or wanted to appeal your notional rent, the valuation surveyor will use […]

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What’s the difference between Notional Rent and Cost Rent and how are they set?

Notional Rent and Cost Rent are both forms of reimbursement under the Doctors Rent and Rates Scheme. The Doctors Rent and Rates Scheme is a framework for establishing the funding and reimbursement to GPs for the provision of premises and services on behalf of the local PCT. Whilst existing premises are due reimbursement by way […]

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