Surveying advice on housing and property

Read some of our helpful surveying articles written by reallymoving.

Using the internet to find a property

The for sale board or estate agents window used to be the main starting point for people looking for a property to buy or rent. Today more and more people are deciding to use online sources to start their property search.

Conveyancing, Buying a house

What is a Property Questionnaire?

The Property Questionnaire is part of the Home Report, but do you know what it includes?

Scotland, Home Reports

What is an Energy Report?

The Energy Report is an essential part of the Home Report, which is needed when selling your home in Scotland. Read more about the Energy Report...

Scotland, Home Reports

What is a Single Survey?

The Single Survey is designed to provide further information for house buyers in Scotland. Read more about the Single Survey...

Scotland, Home Reports

How to cut your energy costs

With the relentless rise of energy costs and the growing awareness of our environmental impact, reducing energy consumption at home and improving your property’s efficiency rating has never been more important.

EPCs

Home Reports and Mortgage Valuations

We outline whether your Scottish Home Report needs to contain a mortgage valuation.

Scotland, Home Reports

What are conveyancing disbursements?

Your conveyancing solicitor will bill you for disbursements amongst other fees - but what are they?

Conveyancing, Costs and Fees

First Time Buyer's Guide to buying a house at auction

With properties at auction offering great value for money and a quicker transaction, it's time for First Time Buyers to pick up the paddle.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First time buyer

Buying a repossessed home at auction

If you are planning to venture into the world of property auctions, here are some sensible steps to take to ensure that you are prepared for each part of the journey.

Conveyancing, Buying a house