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December 2018 House Prices

House prices haven’t dropped this much since the 2012 London Olympics! Rightmove, the UK’s number one property portal and the UK’s largest property marketplace has found the price of property coming to market dropped by 1.5 percentage points in December, down a...

Why Do I Need a Building Survey?

Our own Steve Holmes (FRICS) explains the benefits of a building survey. “It’s very easy not to see the ‘wood for the trees’ when we view a property for the first time. Not only do we have all the time pressures of the viewing, there is also the knowledge that...

Trail of Suspicion

Whilst the most detailed survey available, even a full RICS Level 3 Building Survey can leave some questions that require further inspection and can lead to a longer trail of suspicion. We often get asked which sort of survey is required for a particular property. As...
Building Defects

Building Defects

As part of our Building Survey report, we summarise any building defects found by our chartered surveyors in a table. We prioritise them using our traffic light system and add an estimated cost for the  repairs. We thought it would be interesting to take a look at...