Real Estate Dispute Resolution — Quarter Day: Issue 93

Issue 93 of Quarter Day discusses topics, including permissable margins and contributory negligence, a change in bailiff action and reformed civil ligitation costs.

In a market where repossessions are rising, we have seen an increase in the number of court cases relating to valuers’ negligence.

The latter part of 2012 saw one such significant case when Webb Resolutions brought a case against E.Surv, the UK’s largest residential surveyor.

Although the case was “exceedingly modest”, the implications of the judgment were much more far-reaching because Webb had another 40 potential claims against E.Surv and more than 200 against other valuers…

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