James Wright Chartered Building Surveyor - Chartered Surveying in Belfast

Fees

We offer three categories of fees which provide a highly professional competitive service. All fees are agreed in writing prior to any works being undertaken:

Lump Sum Fee

This is a fixed fee which is suitable for building surveys, condition surveys and measured surveys. The fee depends on the type of survey, size of the property and its location. In addition there may be additional costs for any special access requirements. Any further instructions beyond the scope of any survey will always be agreed in advance.
This can also be used for architectural design works where statutory approvals are only required where the client wishes to manage the construction phase.

Percentage Fee

This can be used for architectural design services. The fees are based on a percentage of the total construction costs of the project.

Hourly Rate

This is an agreed rate which is charged on an hourly basis. This is used when the extent of the work may be uncertain. In this instance an upper limit is always will always be agreed with the client beforehand.

Other Fees

Any statutory fees such as planning or building control are always paid by the client but any necessary fees will be confirmed as any project progresses. A provisional sum for printing and postage will be included where appropriate.