Surveying advice on housing and property

Read some of our helpful surveying articles written by reallymoving.

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.

Surveying Advice

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.

Surveying Advice

How to prepare your home for a survey

Find out how to get your home ready in preparation for a survey.

Surveying Advice

Asbestos surveys

Despite the obvious risk to health, asbestos in properties is probably more common than you think.

Surveying Advice

How to complain about your Chartered Surveyor

Here's what you can do if you are unhappy with your surveyor.

Surveying Process

Plants and trees that your surveyor will check out

It is important to ensure your Chartered Surveyor is aware of any plants and trees that may cause structural damage or pose a danger.

Plants and Gardens, Surveying Advice

Why use a RICS surveyor?

Buying a home? Find out how you can benefit from the expert guidance of a RICS Chartered Surveyor for your house survey.

Surveying Advice

What is a HomeBuyer Report (Level 2 Survey)?

Learn about what a HomeBuyer Report (Level 2 Survey) includes and find out when you might need one.

Surveying Process

Survey or valuation - which do I need?

You’ve probably heard of surveys and valuations, but what are they and which one do you need?

Surveying Advice, Valuations