Chartered Surveyors, Property Consultants, Valuers & Estate Agents Peter E Gilkes & Company
Residential SalesResidential SurveysResidential LettingProperty Development AppraisalLand and Building ValuationCommercial SalesCommercial LettingsBusiness Rate AppealsSchedule of ConditionSchedule of DilapidationCompulsory PurchaseRent Review and Lease RenewalResidential Estate ManagementPlanning Applications and Appeals

Peter E Gilkes & Company

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F 01257 264256

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Professional Services

Residential Sales

Peter E Gilkes & Company offer a professional and experienced approach to selling residential property by providing bespoke marketing details, advertising in the local press and in the Chorley & Leyland Guardian and on Rightmove and Property Index websites.

We provide FREE market appraisals; please contact the Residential Department for more details.

Residential Surveys

Prior to purchasing any property, it is prudent and advisable to seek independent advice and have a Survey undertaken on your behalf. Our Survey Department can undertake an inspection and provide Reports to cover your needs. This includes the following:

• Brief Descriptive Report

• Homebuyers Survey

• Valuation Report or a Domestic Building Survey (commonly referred as a structural survey)

To discuss your needs and enable us to advise on the survey most suitable to your needs, please contact our Residential Survey Department who will be happy to discuss, advise and provide a quotation.

Residential Letting

Our portfolio provides a choice of houses, flats and apartments available To Let under an assured short hold tenancy and please contact our Residential Letting Department for more details.

Property Development Appraisal

Through our decades of experience with developments within the local area we are able to provide a development appraisal for sites that may be suitable for re-development and liaise with the local planning department to discuss their opinions on potential development and thereafter submit a Planning Application.

Land and Building Valuation

Peter E Gilkes & Company is able to provide formal valuations, compliant with the RICS Appraisal and Valuations Standards Manual for freehold and Leasehold properties whether commercial building, shops, offices, industrial, residential dwellings, residential development land or agricultural land.

These valuations are normally required by organisations looking to:

• Secure a commercial mortgage against a freehold interest of land or commercial building

• Obtain probate for a deceased estate

• Obtain a replacement figure for buildings insurance purposes

• Transfer ownership of property interest between parties (for instance into a trust fund)

• Purchase an interest in land, building or a business

• Produce a development appraisal for a site

Commercial Sales

Peter E Gilkes & Company provides advice on market value for all commercial buildings including shops, offices, industrial units and yards and prepare bespoke marketing details to be circulated to potential purchasers from our data base.

Commercial Lettings

Peter E Gilkes & Company currently provides rental valuations for all commercial properties including shops, offices, industrial units and yards. We prepare bespoke marketing details and create enquires through advertising in the local press including the Chorley & Leyland Guardian, marketing board and inclusion in national websites.

Rent Review and Lease Renewal

We can act for either Landlord or tenant with regard to the above negotiations using our expertise to negotiate the best outcome using our detailed knowledge of the market place backed up by the research and analysis of current rental trends and our knowledge of Landlord and Tenant Law.

Residential Estate Management

Peter E Gilkes & Company also undertake residential leasehold management of residential flats, houses and developments where there are service charges and management companies that require administration to ensure the long standing maintenance and ongoing repair of residential properties contained within these estates.

Business Rate Appeals

As a result of the business rate revaluation effective the 1st April 2010 many property occupiers may have an increase in their business rates. We can submit an Appeal to the Valuation Office in order to reduce the rateable value or correct mistakes within their valuation resulting in lower payments.

Schedule of Condition

Peter E Gilkes & Company can act for either Landlord or Tenant in preparing a detailed Schedule recording the condition of the premises at the date of the commencement of the Lease to protect either parties repairing obligations.

Schedule of Dilapidation

We can act for the Landlord in preparing a Schedule requiring repairs to be undertaken by a tenant or act for a Tenant in preparing a defence against a Landlord’s unrealistic requirements imposed on a Tenant to undertake repairs.

Compulsory Purchase

Peter E Gilkes & Company act on behalf of property owners affected by compulsory purchase or property owners affected by blight regarding new transport infrastructure in order to obtain compensation. A claim for disturbance can be prepared to include your professional charges.

Planning Applications and Appeals

We are experienced in preparing and submitting Planning Applications for Change of Use or minor alterations to a building and collating and providing all the reports and consultations that are required to accompany and support an Application. On occasions if the Application is unsuccessful we can appeal the Planning decision.