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Building Surveys

  • Ivor H. Seeley
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Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction to the form and purpose of building surveys and attempts to clarify some of the confusion that has arisen in connection with them. The contractual arrangements between the survey or and the client are examined together with the duties and obligations of surveyors when carrying out surveys of buildings.

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© Ivor H. Seeley 1985

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