FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSSurvey questions submitted by Rightsurvey customers
Do I really need a survey?
Hello, I’m struggling to afford the house I want to buy anyway and the estate agent reckons it’s not worth doing so do I really need a survey?
Is a survey necessary when it’s a cash purchase?
I’m buying a house as a cash buyer and I’ve researched local house prices in the area so I know I’m getting it at a good deal. So is a survey necessary when it’s a cash purchase?
How much does a house survey cost?
Hi Right Survey, the estate agent says that getting a survey costs “well over £500”. Is that right? How much would I have to pay for proper survey?
Why have the bank sent me a mortgage report?
The bank have sent me a copy of a mortgage inspection report. What do I do now – is that OK or do I still need a survey?
How can I tell if a surveyor is any good?
Hi, I’m not sure what to look for when appointing a surveyor – is there some sort of quality mark or rating I should look for to be sure the survey is done properly?
Do surveyors look in the loft – what about the drains?
Hiya, a mate of mine told me surveyors just spend 10 minutes in and out so is that true? And do they look in the loft and check the drains?
I’m buying a flat so do I need to get an RICS valuation done?
What happens about my survey if the sale collapses?