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The podcast for surveyors who love what they do!

You know you are a surveyor when you can't hold a conversation without thinking about property. From buildings and construction to the legal issues and of course what it's all worth.

Join Marion Ellis a chartered surveyor as she explores what it means to be a surveyor with guests who share their career highs and lows and the geeky stuff that makes us tick.

Vist www.lovesurveying.com or connect with Marion @love_surveying or on https://www.linkedin.com/in/marion-ellis-love-surveying-surveyor-hub/

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The podcast for surveyors who love what they do!

You know you are a surveyor when you can't hold a conversation without thinking about property. From buildings and construction to the legal issues and of course what it's all worth.

Join Marion Ellis a chartered surveyor as she explores what it means to be a surveyor with guests who share their career highs and lows and the geeky stuff that makes us tick.

Vist www.lovesurveying.com or connect with Marion @love_surveying or on https://www.linkedin.com/in/marion-ellis-love-surveying-surveyor-hub/

    101 Self-Regulation in Surveying with Larry Russen

    101 Self-Regulation in Surveying with Larry Russen

    Larry Russen is a well-known speaker, trainer, Chartered Building Surveyor and Spurs fan with more than 40 years’ experience in residential, commercial, and industrial property. Many of you may have heard him train through Sava, deliver CPD or used one of his many books to learn more about surveying or perhaps worked with him at Russen & Turner, Allied Surveyor or BlueBox Partners. When he is not travelling the world to visit his family, he can most likely be found playing 5-a-side football, running 5k or cycling to Caffe Nero to drink coffee.
    What is Covered: 
    Larry’s journey into becoming a surveyorWhy good rules, regulations and guidance are absolutely essential for valuation workHow the surveying culture changed since 1980s to todayLarry’s experience with setting up and running his own businessHow he got involved in training and education for surveyorsSurveyors’ codes of ethicsWhy every professional needs to self-regulate first before adhering to regulatory bodiesWhen Larry’s next book is out 
    Connect with Larry Russen:
    LinkedInRussen & Turner
    Connect with Marion:
    TikTok Instagram LinkedIn   
    Resources:
    Awaab Ishak: Councils Put on Notice Following Toddler’s Mould Death Air Pollution Death Ruling: What Comes Next? Grenfell Tower InquiryThe E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About it by Michael E. GerberHome Survey StandardRICS Rules of ConductSidney DekkerBlack Box Thinking: The Surprising Truth About Success by Matthew SyedResidential Property Appraisal, Volumes 1 and 2, by Phil Parnham and Larry Russen
    The Surveyor Hub:
    Watch The Surveyor Hub WebinarsJoin the Facebooka href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/the.surveyor.hub.love.surveying"...

    • 51 min
    099 Adventures in Surveying with Stephen Scott-Fawcett

    099 Adventures in Surveying with Stephen Scott-Fawcett

    Stephen Scott-Fawcett recalls his many adventures not only in surveying, but also in exploring Himalayas and Antarctica.
    Stephen Scott-Fawcett is a Chartered Surveyor since 1978 having been trained by the Valuation Office. He next attended Cambridge University and, after graduating, joined Martin & Mortimer as a full equity partner in June 1987. Stephen developed the business over the next 24 years and became a senior consultant in January 2011. He specialises in detailed building survey and valuation work, in both residential and commercial sectors. He is also and experienced Himalayan traveller, and has academic interest in Polar history as an author, editor, lecturer and conference facilitator. 
    What is Covered: 
    How Stephen started and then came back to the surveying career after spending some time as a vicarWhere the surveying work and serving in a parish intersect How the surveying industry changed post Financial Service Act from 1986What Stephen’s experience running a business was likeThe building survey he designed to help the home vendors and purchasersStephen’s interests in Nepal and Antarctica How surveyors can help with mitigating climate change 
    Connect with Stephen Scott-Fawcett:
    LinkedInFacebookInstagram
    Connect with Marion:
    TikTok Instagram LinkedIn   
    Resources: 
    Martin & MortimerFinancial Service Act 1986
    The Surveyor Hub:
    Watch The Surveyor Hub WebinarsJoin the Facebook Community Watch the Women in Surveying Virtual SummitShow your support by buying me a coffeeFind out more at www.lovesurveying.comSign up for podcast reminders and Love Surveying weekly news here

    • 1 hr 4 min
    098 Challenging Biases in Surveying with Selina Baptiste

    098 Challenging Biases in Surveying with Selina Baptiste

    Selina Baptiste is a Chartered Surveyor with experience in the built environment as a commercial manager and a cost consultant. She is a Quantity Surveyor at Gardiner and Theobald.  In this frank and insightful conversation, Selina shares her experiences navigating her career as a woman of colour, a parent seeking work-life balance and the surveyor she is.
    What is Covered: 
    Selina’s journey into surveying and the hurdles she had to overcomeWork-life balance challenges and retention issues for women in surveying The benefits of experiencing all aspects of the built environment How the diversity topic came much more into light in the past few years in the surveying industryHow women surveyors can support the next generation of surveyors as role modelsThe biases Selina was exposed to throughout her career and how she responded to them
    Connect with Selina Baptiste:
    LinkedInTwitter
    Connect with Marion:
    TikTok Instagram LinkedIn   
    Resources: 
    International Women’s Day 2022 at RICS RICS Matrics Building PeopleStop Telling Women They Have an Imposter Syndrome - Harvard Business ReviewGardiner and Theobald
    The Surveyor Hub:
    Watch The Surveyor Hub WebinarsJoin the Facebook Community Watch the Women in Surveying Virtual SummitShow your support by buying me a coffeeFind out more at www.lovesurveying.comSign up for podcast reminders and Love Surveying weekly news here

    • 46 min
    097 Building a Career in Surveying with Phill Sowden

    097 Building a Career in Surveying with Phill Sowden

    Phill Sowden is an Associate Director at Charles Parker Bennett Surveyors. He has been a residential surveyor since 1988 in Preston & Lancashire and was elected as a member of the RICS in May 1994.
    He has an impressive track record, having worked throughout the changed ownership at Entwistle Green/Black Horse Surveying Services, BBG Surveyors, Securemove Property Services (as Deputy area Surveyor) and finally, Countrywide Surveyors between 1988 to 2006. From 2006 to 2020, Phil was with Farrell Heyworth Surveyors as a Director from 2007. Before joining CPB Phill was an area surveyor for SDL Surveyors.
    What is Covered: 
    How to secure proper training for surveyors in the commercial world of todayWhy there is a huge need for new surveyors and what firms can do to offer a career path to surveyorsThe variety of a surveyor’s job and what made Phill change his job during the lockdown The benefits and challenges of hybrid work arrangement for surveyorsHow the qualification path for surveyors can be improved and why the available qualifications do not necessarily reflect someone’s level of experience
    Connect with Phill Sowden:
    LinkedInEmail
    Connect with Marion:
    TikTok Instagram LinkedIn   
    Resources: 
    Charles Parker Bennett SurveyorsAssociation of Independent Surveyors and Valuers - ISVA
    The Surveyor Hub:
    Watch The Surveyor Hub WebinarsJoin the Facebook Community Watch the Women in Surveying Virtual SummitShow your support by buying me a coffeeFind out more at www.lovesurveying.comSign up for podcast reminders and Love Surveying weekly news here

    • 50 min
    096 Leasehold Enfranchisement Explained with Alison Stone

    096 Leasehold Enfranchisement Explained with Alison Stone

    Alison Stone MRICS is a Chartered Surveyor, specialising in lease extensions and leasehold enfranchisement valuations, negotiations and tribunals. She has successfully negotiated against many of the large freeholders, getting the best agreements in place for her clients. With award-winning expertise, her company achieved Highly Commended in 2021 Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards.
    What is Covered: 
    How Alison became a surveyor joining the profession later in her careerHow Alison got into this niche of valuation work and who her clients areWhat is leasehold enfranchisement?What are ground rents?Why ground rents escalated and how the new legislation deals with itHow Alison gets all the information and calculates the value of a leased propertyWhat qualifications you need to do this kind of valuationsHow to negotiate with freeholders and at what point courts can get involvedAlison’s challenges and lessons learned since she set up her own business 
    Connect with Alison Stone: 
    Alison Stone SurveyorsEmailLinkedIn
    Connect with Marion:
    TikTok Instagram LinkedIn 
    Resources: 
    Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners RICSLeasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 Guidance for Leasholders, Landlords and Managing Agents
    The Surveyor Hub:
    Watch The Surveyor Hub WebinarsJoin the Facebook Community Watch the Women in Surveying Virtual SummitShow your support by buying me a coffeeFind out more at www.lovesurveying.comSign up for podcast reminders and Love Surveying weekly news here

    • 48 min
    095 To Retrofit or Not to Retrofit with Professor John Edwards

    095 To Retrofit or Not to Retrofit with Professor John Edwards

    Professor John Edwards is a practitioner, researcher and educator working in property and construction with specialisms in building pathology, energy efficiency and dealing with older and historic buildings. John is the lead author of BS7913 the BS for historic buildings and a co-author of BSI standards on retrofit. He is a Director of Edwards Hart Consultants and Professor of Practice at the University of Wales Trinity St. David.
    What Is Covered: 
    What is retrofit? The complexity of retrofitting The problems with current standards and documents on retrofit and energy efficiencyHow surveyors can apply knowledge on retrofits in their workHow to improve the process of producing standards and documents for built environmentHow John got into property and construction and which courses he provides 
    Connect with John Edwards: 
    LinkedInTwitterEdwards Hart Consultants
    Connect with Marion:
    TikTok Instagram LinkedIn 
    Resources:
    John’s 2-day course in the Energy Efficiency & Retrofit of Traditional BuildingsReady for Net Zero Growth - Cranfield School of ManagementBEIS - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial StrategyBRE - Building Research EstablishmentCadwEnglish Heritage
    The Surveyor Hub:
    Watch The Surveyor Hub WebinarsJoin the Facebook Community Watch the Women in Surveying Virtual SummitShow your support by buying me a coffeeFind out more at www.lovesurveying.comSign up for podcast reminders and Love Surveying weekly news here

    • 51 min

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