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Cara Hatcher

Senior Lecturer

Department: Architecture and Built Environment

EE Cara Hatcher Staffprofile 255I have been with the university for 3 years and previous to my appointment, I worked in a variety of disciplines within the field of surveying. I graduated from Kingston University in 2004 from the Real Estate Management sandwich degree. I returned to the North East of England to continue my professional training and became a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 2006. Since qualifying as a member of the RICS, I have worked for local and national companies throughout the region and Scotland covering valuation in both residential and commercial sectors, leisure property such as golf clubs, care homes and hotels, development including Newcastle Quayside, rural and residential farming property in the borders of Scotland and energy performance.

Since joining the university I have become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and completed my Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice.

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BSc (Hons)

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Residential Valuation and Defect Analysis

Professional Activity

As a member of the RICS I am an APC Assessor for those pursuing professional membership of our governing body.

Key Publications

Hatcher C. (2014) "Residential Property" (with Clarke, J and Kirk, R), chapter in 'Real Estate Concepts - A Handbook', editor Ernie Jowsey. Routledge, London.

Hatcher C. (2014) "Building Surveying" (with Eve, S and Fraser, M), chapter in 'Real Estate Concepts - A Handbook', editor Ernie Jowsey.Routledge, London.

Hatcher C. (2014) "Construction" (with Capper, G, Gledson, B, Humphrey, R, Jowsey, E, Kirk, M and Weirs, J), chapter in 'Real Estate Concepts - A Handbook', editor Ernie Jowsey. Routledge, London.


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