Surveying advice on housing and property

Read some of our helpful surveying articles written by reallymoving.

What is the difference between a snagging list and a punch list?

When purchasing a new build home, you may hear both the term snagging list and punch list used by the developers. Know the difference to help avoid confusion.

Surveying Advice

When do you need a snagging list?

A snagging list is made during a special kind of survey that you may need when purchasing a new home. But what kind of homes need a snagging list and when should you make it?

Surveying Advice

What to include on a snagging list

When inspecting your new build home, you can compile a list of ‘snags’ that may need rectifying before you move in. Here is what you should be looking out for when making your snagging list.

Surveying Advice

What happens if I disagree with a valuation?

Getting a valuation that isn’t as high as you expected can be shock, but what can you do about it?

Valuations

What is included in each survey?

The RICS offers three different levels of survey, each one more specialised or suited for a particular type of home. If you are buying a home, it will be helpful to know what each type of survey includes.

Surveying Advice, Surveying Process

What happens during a valuation?

Not all surveyors and estate agents will conduct a valuation in the same way, but there are some basic rules that they’ll follow.

Valuations

When do I get a Help to Buy valuation?

Whether you’re selling a property that you bought using a Help to Buy Equity Loan, or you just want to pay back the loan whilst staying where you are, you’ll need to get a valuation.

Valuations

When would I need a property valuation?

Wondering if you need a property valuation? Here are some circumstances where it’s necessary.

Valuations

How can a Shared Ownership valuation impact my property?

Shared Ownership valuations are a compulsory part of increasing your ownership of the property, but there could be implications.

Conveyancing Advice, Valuations