Benefits of a Homebuyers Survey
A Homebuyers Survey provides a comprehensive report on the condition of the property you want to buy. There are many advantages to this service.
This month’s blog at
T J Goodwin & Associates discusses the benefits of a Homebuyers Survey for those in the process of purchasing a property. Peace of Mind
Homebuyers Survey provides you with all the information you need to make a fully informed decision on your purchase. Buying a house is a huge investment so you want to make sure it’s the right decision.
If any major issues are found then you can consider whether
to go through with the purchase and fix them or find somewhere that requires
less work and money. Some of the common problems found by Homebuyers Surveys
Damp and Dry Rot Asbestos Subsidence Faulty Central
Heating Damaged Electrics Blocked Gutters
Most issues are easily fixed and the survey can advise you
on what the priorities for maintenance are. For example, if there is a damaged
asbestos flue in the attic then that will require a solution before blocked
gutters are cleared.
buyers will have seen the house they put an offer on 1-2 times. This is not
enough time to have done a thorough inspection. Hiring a professional to
complete a Homebuyers Survey will ensure that any issues you did not find are
With years of training and experience, a specialist has
surveyed many properties and seen most possible issues. They know exactly what
they are looking for and how to make sure nothing is missed.
Professionals also have access to tools that you may not
have such as cameras able to see into gutters and on the roof. Blocked gutters
can cause serious issues in a property so ensuring that they are clear is an
essential part of home maintenance.
Just because your offered price has been accepted does not
mean that it is no longer negotiable. If a surveyor finds something in the
Homebuyers Survey that requires immediate attention, the price you pay can be
lowered to incorporate the cost of that work.
You want to be in possession of all the facts before
investing in a property. If you find an unforeseen issue such as subsidence
because there was no survey done, you may find yourself spending a lot of money
on having that fixed. When those problems are found before the purchase is
completed, that cost can be knocked off the price.
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