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 to prepare your home for a survey

Find out how to get your home ready in preparation for a survey.

Surveys, Surveying Advice

Asbestos surveys

Despite the obvious risk to health, asbestos in properties is probably more common than you think.

Surveys, Surveying Advice

Why do I need a home survey?

It's easy to think you can skip getting a survey but it's one of the most important parts of a property purchase.

Surveys, Buying a house

What happens after mortgage offer is accepted?

First and foremost, congratulations are in order! You’ve already jumped through numerous hoops to get to this stage in the home-buying journey, and the offer for your first home has been accepted. So what happens next?

Surveys, Buying a house, First time buyer

How to complain about your Chartered Surveyor

Here's what you can do if you are unhappy with your surveyor.

Surveys, Surveying Process

What type of survey do I need?

The survey you need may depend on the type and age of the property you want to buy - here's how to tell which one is right for you.

Surveys, Surveying Process

Plants and trees that your surveyor will check out

It is important to ensure your Chartered Surveyor is aware of any plants and trees that may cause structural damage or pose a danger.

Surveys, Plants and Gardens, Surveying Advice

What is a Building Survey?

A Building Survey is the most detailed home survey, but what does it include and is it right for you?

Surveys, Surveying Process

Why use a RICS surveyor?

Buying a home? Find out how you can benefit from the expert guidance of a RICS Chartered Surveyor for your house survey.

Surveys, Surveying Advice