Self-Builders, using their own labour, or employing local tradesmen can often find difficulty in satisying their Lender (or Lawyer), regarding oversight of their project.
Various insurance schemes are available, but can be costly; and do not always employ the services of a Qualified and Experienced Professional*
Architect's Certification is accepted across the industry, and can provide you with onsite expertise and re-assurance.
David has 25 years experience in the Construction Industry, backed by Chartered status.
And offers an initial consultation, at no charge, to discuss your project.
For builders or self-build domestic works. Clear and documented procedures for your lender or buyer.
David Wren RIBA RIAS
Qualified as an architect 1991
ARB reg 058457F
Professional Indemnity Insurance (details on request)
Appointment: ASP/2005/2015 ‘Scottish Conditions of Appointment of an Architect’ (small projects)
INSURANCE: ensure your contractor’s insurances are adequate, current, and meet the requirements of your lender
MORTGAGE LENDER: obtain written agreement (to proceed) from your lender, regarding the nature, form, frequency, and scope of the ‘architect’s certification’
LEGAL ADVISOR: take advice on proposed arrangements governing the issue of ’architect’s certificates for your lender’ before entering into agreement for such
MAKE CLEAR TO YOUR LENDER AND LEGAL ADVISOR ANY CONSTRAINTS AND/OR RESTRICTIONS ATTACHED TO THE 'ARCHITECT'S CERTIFICATE'
* refer 'Council of Mortgage Lenders Handbook' www.cml.org.uk