Monthly Archives: February 2015

Pay for a House Survey Before You Buy it

Posted on February 20, 2015 at 3:50 pm

Whether your planning on developing a building or just living in it, it is essential that you pay for a survey before you buy it. The risks of there being an unforeseen problem with the building may be relatively low, but what you’re risking is a massive investment which could well be in jeopardy.

Surveys of homes can be expensive, but it will give you a heads up on any issues with the building in question, and give you greater bargaining power should you find anything and wish to go ahead with the acquisition.

Surveys can study a number of areas in a property, such as; the effectiveness of the insulation, whether there are any leaks, and if the building is still structurally sound. These can all have a massive effect on the value of the property, and can help you decide on whether or not the building is worth its evaluation.

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