There are many different things to consider when purchasing a property, but it is important to remember that it is easy to get caught up in the aesthetics of the property, the excitement of moving home and all paperwork that comes as part of the conveyancing process.
Buying a property is a huge investment and it would be wise to ensure everything is as you’d expect it to be, and to minimise the risk of unexpected costs down the line. A great way to put your mind at ease is by undertaking a building survey, as according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), more than a fifth of homeowners who choose not to get a survey are faced with an average of £5,750 of repair bills for work that would have been highlighted by a Chartered Surveyor before the exchange of contracts*.
To help put your mind at ease, Chancellors have partnered with Local Surveyors Direct – a ‘price comparison website’ for property services, enabling you to search the local market for a competitive building survey quote from a range of surveyors.
To take advantage of this valuable resource: