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 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

Information on EPCs for landlords

If you're a landlord, you'll need all your properties to have Energy Performance Certificates.

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

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