Residential Property Defects - Structural Damage and Cracking

40.00 GBP

1.5 Hours Formal CPD

Cracking in low-rise buildings takes many forms and it’s important to know the implications for lending and insurability. Review real-life examples to gain a solid understanding of reporting requirements for structural movement.

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Course information

Look through the different forms of structural movement that affect dwellings, how they should be reported and what to look for when movement is evident. Using real-life examples gathered from surveys and valuations for lending, this is the ideal opportunity to gain a practical understanding of how cracking and structural movement can effectively be identified and relayed in surveys and reports. 

Date: 18th December 2017

Time: 09:30 - 11:00 (UK Time) 

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the main causes of structural movement affecting low rise dwellings.
  • List key criteria for reviewing structural movement in low-rise buildings
  • Use BRE digest 251 flowchart to come to a decision and report accordingly.
  • Define the test of reasonableness in following the trail of suspicion.
  • Presenter


    Michael Holden

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