Getting a home survey is often an underestimated step in the homebuying journey.
After the initial excitement of finding a potential dream home, the process of understanding its structural and functional integrity begins.
A home survey offers peace of mind by unveiling any lurking issues in your would-be residence. Here’s why obtaining a home survey and a list of the common problems that might emerge is paramount.
What is a home survey?
A home survey is a comprehensive inspection conducted by a professional – usually a chartered surveyor, like GB Home Surveys – to assess the condition of a property.
Think of it as a health check for homes. While outward appearances might be deceiving, a home survey delves deeper, scrutinising visible and underlying issues to provide a detailed report on the property’s condition.