Reading your village, town and city
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How a Village, Town and City has developed
Understanding or being able to read how a village, town and city has developed is very important when looking for opportunities, assessing development potential, carrying out a dilapidations schedule, a schedule of condition or a pre-purchase building survey. The information can be used to ensure the property is being purchased or developed in the right area, or in the case of dilapidations that the right standard of repair has been carried out.
Find a good pub or an ex-pub or a leisure facility, such as a cinema, sports centre, church, etc
Think about what type of pub it is, is it food led, is it drink led, is it a destination pub (does it have music or something like that that would mean people travel to it), what facilities does it have, and a summary of the construction; what was the pub previously, or was it specially built? All these things help to build a picture of the area the pub is in.
Find a primary, a secondary and a tertiary shop
Primary is normally a high street location, secondary is normally just off the high street location, definitely not within a shopping centre, and tertiary are all the remaining shops. In each case write down the location and the type of construction: is it a purpose built retail unit, converted retail unit, the roof, walls and facilities.
Find an industrial unit in a primary, secondary and tertiary location (is this a trick question?)
In each case write down the location and the type of construction: is it purpose built or converted, roof, walls and facilities.
Local operators: estate agents, commercial agents and surveyors
Whilst on your travels you can also notice any local operators in the property market and note names and phone numbers, and what they are of course.
To find the market values of the property and typical rentals ring commercial agents to find out.
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