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.

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 many reasons you might need a property valuation, especially when selling or buying property. Here we explain what a property valuation is, who carries it out, and why you might need one.

Surveys, Surveying Advice

How much does a survey cost?

A survey can save you money on your home - but how much do they cost, and how do you know you're getting a good deal?

Surveys, Costs and Fees

What is a Chartered Surveyor?

A Chartered Surveyor will carry out your property survey - but what do they do?

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 great Chartered Surveyor

One of the most important things you can do for your future property is get a home survey - but how do you choose a great 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 words 'dry rot' will send shivers down the spine of every homeowner, and rightly so.

Surveys, Surveying Advice