RICS Home Buyer Report
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RICS Building Survey
Why do I need a Survey?
There are several things to bear in mind when buying a leasehold property and these are just a few of the important ones. Read the lease Has your legal advisor and your building surveyor read your lease, both will be more than willing to help review and explain the obligations and highlight any concerns. The […] Read More ⇒
Generally speaking, original slate roofs have long life spans, typically exceeding one hundred years (life spans will vary depending on factors such as quality and thickness of slates and exposure to external elements). It is however important to monitor the condition of older coverings and realise when the time is right to renew the covering. […] Read More ⇒
On many occasions I have been asked, or more often told, “I am buying a new or almost new house, I won’t need a survey will I?” Sometimes with the added retort that “it’s covered by the builders guarantee.” My response is that perhaps in 99 cases in a 100 a report is […] Read More ⇒
How to protect your home from snow and ice this winter With it being that time of the year where the sight of icicles and the first snow of winter can bring home all the excitement of Christmas, fluffy socks and dark nights by the fire. However, the same warm reception of the weather does […] Read More ⇒