Surveying advice on housing and property

Read some of our helpful surveying articles written by reallymoving.

Moving to a flood plain - check your insurance

reallymoving.com suggests home movers check whether their potential property lies on a flood plain as this may pose an insurance risk.

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What type of survey do I need?

Our guide will help you decide what type of house survey you require for the house you are buying.

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What is a Building Survey?

Find out what a Building Survey (previously a Structural Survey) is with our informative guide.

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Japanese Knotweed identification

Japanese Knotweed is an invasive plant that has originated from Japan and nearby East Asian countries.

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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.

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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.

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Subsidence Cracks – what to do if you think you have subsidence

Need some answers about subsidence? Here are the facts on what it is, how it presents and who to contact if you think your property has subsidence.

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Damp survey

Get the facts on structural damp, the types of damp that may be present in a home and why it’s important to get a HomeBuyer Report before purchasing a house.

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Avoid winter damage to your property

MAP Surveyors in London have provided their top tips on how to prevent damage to your home caused by wintry weather.

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