RICS have lauched a New Home Survey Standard

This week the RICS has launched their new Home Survey Standard. It follows a consumer and industry-led consultation earlier in the year and aims to protect buyers and sellers better. There is an emphasis on the consumers being able to fully understand the benefits of...

Does ‘Down Valuation’ really exist?

When you purchase a home with a mortgage, you are borrowing money. Therefore a ‘Lender’s Valuation’ is usually required for them to establish that the prices you are paying matches with the value of the home on the UK property market. If you are...

Highlighting the Importance of Getting a Home Survey

Are you confused between getting a valuation and a survey? Can your dream home turn into your worst nightmare? You can be in danger of spending £5750 on an average (ComRes research on behalf of RICS) on those unexpected repairs once you have moved in to your new home....