What is included in each property survey?

What is included in each property survey?

Whenever you purchase a new home, you should have a qualified surveyor inspect the property. Even when the property appears to be in good condition and has been built to a high specification. Although surveys are not legally required in the UK, every conveyancer will...
How to identify and remove damp in your property

How to identify and remove damp in your property

In your home, mold or mildew around windows and doors, musty smells, and discoloured patches on wallpaper and walls are all signs of damp. In this article, we look at how to identify the different types of damp. We also look at how to treat damp, damp proofing costs,...
How can first time buyers handle rising interest rates?

How can first time buyers handle rising interest rates?

First time buyers are the largest buyer group in the country but they’re about to be hit with higher interest rates. Here’s what’s happening and how you can offset the rising rates. Interest from first time buyers is up a huge 46% year on year as they drive the market...
How to prepare for your home survey?

How to prepare for your home survey?

When a buyer shows interest in your property, their mortgage lender will send a surveyor to confirm its value. To identify potential structural problems with the property and to check areas that the valuation survey does not cover, it is likely that your buyer will...
What does a building survey look for in a garden?

What does a building survey look for in a garden?

A well-kept garden can add thousands of pounds to a home’s asking price, according to studies. Some types of trees and plants, however, can cause damage to the property, so buyers should be careful. There are many factors that could affect a property’s...