A home survey is the best way to tell what sort of condition your home is in before you finalise purchase of your new home.
A qualified surveyor will undertake various checks to the interior and exterior of your home to discover any faults that need urgent repair.
Do I really need one?
It depends on the age of your house.
It’s not essential from a legal point of view, so you’re at liberty to skip this expense.
However, wisdom dictates that when you’re making a huge investment, you need to do your due diligence. Would you be happy buying a ten-year-old car that had no service history or MOTs?
We know you’re busy preparing your house move, so we’ve brought you this quick guide to surveys to equip you with the knowledge to decide which survey might be best – however, we’re not surveyors here, so we recommend you contact the relevant surveying bodies (at the end) to find a trustworthy surveyor and discuss your unique requirements.