Surveying advice on housing and property

Read some of our helpful surveying articles written by reallymoving.

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At reallymoving.com we’ll guide you through the surveying process with a range of helpful surveying advice. Learn why a house survey is important and understand surveying when buying or selling a house.

HomeBuyers Survey checklist

You've found a home you love, but now you've got to get it checked out. The best way to do that is with a survey.

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How long does a survey take?

If you’ve had a property survey done, you may be eager to get the report back. So how long can you expect to wait?

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What to do after a bad house survey

It’s every home buyer’s worst nightmare. You find the house of your dreams and you’ve put in an offer, but then the survey report reads more like a horror story. It can be disappointing, frustrating and even frightening. But all is not lost! A bad survey can actually be an opportunity to get a better deal.

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Problems your house survey might find

You’ve had the survey completed on your potential home and you want to know if your property is a good investment. Here we’ll let you know what issues a survey might bring up, and how to deal with them.

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How to choose a great Chartered Surveyor

One of the most important things you can do for your future property is get a home survey - but how do you choose a great surveyor?

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What type of survey do I need?

The survey you need may depend on the type and age of the property you want to buy - here's how to tell which one is right for you.

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What is a Building Survey?

A Building Survey is the most detailed home survey, but what does it include and is it right for you?

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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.

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How to complain about your Chartered Surveyor

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

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