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What to do after a bad house survey

It’s every home buyer’s worst nightmare. You find the house of your dreams and you’ve put in an offer, but then the survey report reads more like a horror story. It can be disappointing, frustrating and even frightening. But all is not lost! A bad survey can actually be an opportunity to get a better deal.

Surveys, Surveying Advice, Surveying Process

Problems your house survey might find

You’ve had the survey completed on your potential home and you want to know if your property is a good investment. Here we’ll let you know what issues a survey might bring up, and how to deal with them.

Surveys, Surveying Process

What is a property valuation

There are multiple reasons you might need a valuation when buying or selling a property, and there are different types of valuations available. Here we breakdown what’s included in a property valuation, why you meet need one, and how to choose the right service for you.

Surveys, Surveying Advice

How much does a survey cost?

A survey is one of the smartest things you can do whilst buying a property. It helps you understand what you’re buying and whether there are any issues that could cause you problems in the future.

Surveys, Costs and Fees

What is a Chartered Surveyor?

Before attempting to buy a property, you might never have heard of a property surveyor or a chartered building surveyor.

Surveys, Surveying Advice

Identifying Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed can halt a house sale, but with a variety of ways to identify and treat it, it doesn't have to stop you buying your perfect home.

Surveys, Before you buy, Plants and Gardens

How to choose a Chartered Surveyor

One of the most important things you can do for your future property is get a decent survey - but how do you pick the right surveyor?

Surveys, Surveying Advice, Surveying Process

What is underpinning?

What is underpinning and what should you do if you suspect a property has been underpinned? Our guide will help you find out.

Surveys, Surveying Process

Dry Rot - what you need to know

The word dry rot will send shivers down the spine of every homeowner, and rightly so. Dry rot spores surround us everyday, unseen to the human eye.

Surveys, Surveying Advice