RICS Property Advice

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RICS

 

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has published a range of easy-to-read RICS Consumer Guides which you may find useful:-

 

FREE downloads in PDF format

 

Home-Surveys

 

Subsidence

 

Party Wall Guide

 

Flooding

 

Boundary Disputes

 

Buying a home

 

Buying a home SCOTLAND

 

A home is the most expensive purchase most people ever make. As an owner you will benefit from expert advice on the condition of your property – whether you plan to live in it, rent it out or sell it.

In an RICS Home Survey an RICS member conducts an in-depth visual inspection of the property. Their report provides an expert account of the property’s condition and highlights any problems in clear and easy to understand ‘traffic light’ ratings.

 

 

 

Different homes require different types of survey:-

 

    Save money by cutting out the banks

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    By arranging your home survey directly online - rather than via a mortgage lender - you can save the large chunk of the survey fee that the banks normally keep. They may still want to instruct a valuer to carry out their mortgage valuation, but don’t let them try to sell you an expensive Homebuyer or Building Survey from one of the large, target-driven, corporate firms on their 'panel'.

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