At Follwells we understand that buying a house is an exhilarating time, but it’s essential that you have a comprehensive report on the condition of your potential home.
Most lenders will send someone to ‘have a look’ at a property but we explain why a mortgage valuation might not be enough.
You can trust our ‘hands on’ local Surveyor to ensure your Home Sweet Home doesn’t turn out to be a House of Horrors.
Newcastle based local Surveyor Tom Follwell explains if you’re buying a house why you need a Survey:
If you’re having a mortgage, then the lender will probably have sent a valuer to inspect the property. However, you should know that this is a very limited inspection to help the mortgage provider confirm they are willing to lend on the property. Remember it’s a Valuation NOT a Survey.
In a RICS Home Survey, a RICS professional conducts an in-depth visual inspection of the property. The report provides an expert account of the property's condition and highlights any problems in clear and easy to understand 'traffic light' ratings. The RICS HomeBuyer Report is ideal for the majority of conventional properties and ensures you know exactly what you are buying without any nasty surprises; it will
Don’t be daunted by a survey report, it is written in plain English and if there is anything you don’t understand or need clarifying, pick up the phone and speak to us.
Things you may not have considered or want more information on may include Red Ash, Damp, Structural Movement, Building Regulations, Mining Reports.
Prices start from £400 inc VAT contact Tom Follwell MRICS to explain any concerns you may have and get a quote today. 01782 615530
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