Surveying advice on housing and property

Read some of our helpful surveying articles written by reallymoving.

Subsidence in London

Find out about subsidence in London: what it is, who can help you and how your London home may be affected.

London moving advice

How to get an Energy Performance Certificate EPC

Find out the facts about EPCs, whether you need one for your property and how to get one.

EPCs

What is a Home Report?

A Home Report is required when you sell a home in Scotland. They are specific to the Scottish moving system and have three elements. Read on for more information.

Scotland, Home Reports

What is a Property Questionnaire?

It is a requirement of the Home Report that anybody selling a property must complete the Property Questionnaire. Read on for more information about the Property Questionnaire for houses in Scotland.

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

Your Home Report does not need to include a Mortgage Valuation. We outline what it needs to contain.

Scotland, Home Reports

What are conveyancing disbursements?

'Disbursements' are the extra costs that your solicitor will need to pass on to you at the end of the buying or selling process.

Conveyancing, Costs and Fees