1. Home
  2. Surveyors
  3. Questions and Answers
  4. Did our surveyor miss something?

Did our surveyor miss something?

  1. Lee from Barnham, West Sussex
  2. 20 November 2017
  3. Surveys questions and answers

Question

I’ve recently bought a house (first time buyer) 3 months in we’ve had a burst pipe in the loft, damage to the ceilings and a test via the insurance company was positive for asbestos, now I’m wondering should the surveyor have picked up in that the house if it’s age and the ceilings downstairs and upstairs should of been checked or advised for asbestos testing? If so and this hasn’t been brought to my attention when purchasing the house, is the surveying company liable now to fix this problem? 

Answer

Hi Lee,
Sorry to hear you have had problems with your new home.
A similar question was answered here
Remember that what kind of survey you had might be relevant here, so check your paperwork as to what is included in the report.
Good luck,
the reallymoving team

Comments

    Be the first to comment...

Your comment

Ready to get quotes?

Up to 4 instant quotes from Chartered Surveyors

Get surveyor quotes

We've already helped over 1,919,650 movers

8,308 user reviews

Reallymoving.com made it easy to find a surveyor. I was very pleased with the surveyor we used and it’s all thanks to reallymoving.com

Lucy

As featured in