Commercial property and real estate consultancy, Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has become the latest surveying practice to join the full valuation panel management service, VAS Panel.
The move means LSH’s nationwide expertise will be available to lenders who are looking to instruct the most relevant companies based on location, deal type and value.
Rebecca Runcorn, commercial director at LSH, said: “We are delighted to be part of the VAS panel. Our dedicated national team of 135 RICS registered valuers will work closely with VAS to provide expert advise across all property sectors.”
Gina May, co-founder and director of operations of VAS Group, added: “To have LSH available on VAS Panel is of a massive benefit to our lenders, especially those with larger instructions which need the full multidiscipline expertise to ensure the most accurate reports.
“In addition it is recognition that VAS Panel is increasing its market share and will drive work into their business, and testament that our service and professionalism is being recognised by some of the biggest finance-industry businesses in the UK.”
LSH specialises in multidiscipline valuations, operating primarily on properties in excess of £500,000 up to the most prestigious and complex multimillion pound developments. The company employs over 1,400 experts across 31 sites.
VAS Group consists of VAS Panel and also VAS Audit, which delivers live auditing to reduce property specific lending risks and ensure the maintenance of high standards.