Dilapidations in England and Wales, Guidance Note 7th Edition

Dilapidations in England and Wales, Guidance Note 7th Edition

The dilapidations guidance Note 7th Edition has now been published by RICs and is available for downloading on our website

This guidance note seeks to advise members on the factors they should take into consideration when producing Schedules of Dilapidations, Quantified Demands, Responses, Scott Schedules and Diminution Valuations for reference to or use by the client, the other party to the lease, third parties and tribunals.

Key topics are as below:

  • Role of the surveyor
  • Taking instructions
  • Documentation
  • Inspection
  • Schedules of Dilapidations and Scott Schedules
  • Dilapidations during the lease term
  • Dilapidations at the end of the lease term
  • Dilapidations claims against landlords
  • Diminution valuations
  • Break clauses
  • Settlement of disputes
  • Format of a costed Schedule of Dilapidations
  • Format of a Quantified Demand
  • Format of a Response
  • Format of a Scott Schedule
  • Suggested text to send to landlords to request confirmation of intentions

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