Scottish Home Reports advice and information

Read our helpful articles about getting a Home Reports in Scotland, including energy reports and property questionnaire when buying or selling a house.

What is a Home Report?

A Home Report is required when you sell a home in Scotland. They are specific to the Scottish moving system and have three elements.

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What is a Property Questionnaire?

The Property Questionnaire is part of the Home Report, but do you know what it includes?

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What is an Energy Report?

The Energy Report is an essential part of the Home Report, which is needed when selling your home in Scotland. Read more about the Energy Report...

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What is a Single Survey?

The Single Survey is designed to provide further information for house buyers in Scotland. Read more about the Single Survey...

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Home Reports and Mortgage Valuations

We outline whether your Scottish Home Report needs to contain a mortgage valuation.

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Home Report FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the Home Report, required for sellers in Scotland.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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