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.

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

How much does an EPC cost?

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are a legal requirement if you are renting, selling or building a property in the UK. Find out about EPC costs with our useful guide.

Surveys, EPCs

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

Information on EPCs for Landlords

Are you a landlord looking for additional guidance on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for your property? Find out the important information about EPCs.

Surveys, EPCs

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