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Surveys

Understand the surveying process with our extensive range of articles and guides. Whether you need advice on getting a HomeBuyers Report or a Building Survey, our house survey guides can help.

How long does a survey take?

If you’ve had a property survey done, you may be eager to get the report back. So how long can you expect to wait?

Surveys, Surveying Process

HomeBuyers Survey checklist

You've found a home you love, but now you've got to get it checked out. The best way to do that is with a survey.

Surveys, Surveying Advice, Surveying Process, Costs and Fees

Flooding in London

It is almost incredible to think a city like London may run the risk of being flooded. However, there are risks, so you should be prepared to ask the relevant questions before you sign on the dotted line.

Surveys, London moving advice

Subsidence in London

Find out about subsidence in London: what it is, who can help you and how your London home may be affected.

Surveys, London moving advice

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.

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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.

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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.

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