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How Long Does a Home Survey Take?

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, understanding how long home surveys take can alleviate stress and streamline your property journey. In this article, we explore the fine details in this essential step of the property sale process. What is a home survey and what does it cover? A home survey is a…

Peter Robinson, Chartered Surveyor at Robinson Elliott Surveyors

How to Find a Good Surveyor

Finding the right surveyor, especially if you are buying a home for the first time, can seem daunting. After all, there are over 55,000 of us in the UK! Here we provide all-important tips on deciding which surveyor is right for you.    Choosing a Surveyor RICS registered surveyors First and foremost, you need to…

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What Will a Surveyor Check?

Why is a survey so important? The answer couldn’t be simpler – a professional survey will tell about the property you’re buying, warts and all. Property is expensive and you need to know exactly what you’re getting for your money. Qualified surveyors are trained to examine buildings and assess their conditions. That includes identifying any…

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How much does a House Survey cost?

With the average house price in the UK now at over £270,000, buying a home is a major financial undertaking. In fact, in our area of south-east England, the average stands at over £430,000, with many properties in excess of £1million. With property prices so high, it is more important than ever to make sure…