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Frequently Asked Questions

You will find answers to some commonly asked questions below. If you don’t find what you are looking for, then please contact us

Acting for owners and occupiers across the United Kingdom, we deal with the sales, acquisitions and lettings of a wide range of commercial and leisure properties.

With UK wide coverage, Raeburn’s property management team can deal with a wide range of day-to-day issues, such as rent collection, repairs, as well as managing more complex portfolios, helping to build longstanding value for individual and corporate investors.

Yes, we work with many first time commercial and leisure property investors from first purchase at auction to building up and managing a valuable investment portfolio.

We can share our extensive experience, industry knowledge and resources to guide you through what can sometimes be a challenging process ensuring you receive the best return on your investment.

Yes. Dilapidations claims can quickly become very complicated and expensive, so it is important to get expert advice as soon as possible. With our nationwide network of chartered building surveyors, we provide schedules of condition when entering a new lease, as well as full dilapidations assessments once the lease expires.

We also deal with the issue of diminution valuations, and the complex rules and legal case law which protect commercial tenants through the statutory cap.

Using our experience of working with a wide range of commercial properties we can help with any dilapidations related negotiations and disputes. Many businesses do not realise that through Financial Reporting Standard 102, it may be possible to use any dilapidations liability to reduce their Corporation Tax. Raeburn’s team provide dilapidations liability assessments across the UK.

Yes. Having worked with large corporate brands and using our detailed knowledge and up-to-date industry research resources, our experienced and qualified team of chartered surveyors can negotiate the best results when negotiating rent reviews.

Our team are not fazed and gets the best outcomes from the initial rent review negotiations all the way through to representation at a rent review arbitration, mediation, or even at court.

Acting for both commercial landlords and tenants across the UK, we help our clients negotiate the best outcomes at lease renewal, fighting your corner from initial discussions all the way through to dispute resolution and even court if needed.
The team are experienced at dealing with lawyers from both a landlord's and tenant’s perspective, including giving expert evidence in court during arbitration hearings and mediations.

Yes. Our team of experienced chartered surveyors has helped many businesses over the years reduce their business rates and free up cash flow. We work on a success-related basis, so there is no risk to our clients.

Headed by a Chartered Arbitrator and qualified Mediator, Raeburn Consulting can advise on a range of ways to deal with issues pragmatically, promptly, and cost-effectively through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

We can talk through and demystify the various options, including arbitration, independent expert determination, mediation and early neutral evaluation. ADR can be used to resolve a wide range of disputes, including dilapidations, professional negligence, valuations, rent reviews, lease renewals and building survey disputes.

With our nationwide chartered surveyor coverage and applying our industry expertise and experience, we are often asked to deal with a range of common commercial and leisure property related issues, such as party walls, budget, rents, rent forecasting, lease regears, due diligence for property purchases, valuations, development advice and project management. Recognising that each client and situation is unique, we apply a tailored approach to any project we work on.

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With over 50 years combined experience we are the property experts to help you.

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