Surveying advice on housing and property

Read some of our helpful surveying articles written by reallymoving.

What is a property valuation

There are multiple reasons you might need a valuation when buying or selling a property, and there are different types of valuations available. Here we breakdown what’s included in a property valuation, why you meet need one, and how to choose the right service for you.

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.

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.

Surveying Advice

Untangling 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.

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?

Surveying Advice, Surveying Process

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.

Surveying Advice

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.

Surveying Process

What is a Building Survey?

Find out what a Building Survey (previously a Structural Survey, also known as a Level 3 survey) is with our informative guide.

Surveying Process

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.

Surveying Process