Building Surveyors Blog
25 September 2013
If you are a homebuyer or are wishing to be a homebuyer living in the Midlands, getting an overview of the current property market can give you a good idea of what to expect, it allows you to gauge prices, anticipate the kind of finance you will need, and identify which way the market is likely to move in the future.
6 September 2013
Both the government and the Bank of England have introduced new funding schemes to help people get onto the property ladder, but with the cost of renting high as well, it seems that overall the UK property market is far too expensive.
16 August 2013
The government has identified the problem of people not being able to put together the deposit required for them to get on the property ladder, because of this they have created the Help to Buy Scheme as a way of helping these first time buyers.
24 June 2013
A Homebuyer Survey is basically a simplified and shorter version of a building survey and unlike a mortgage valuation, which only checks that the building you intend to buy is worth the money you want to borrow, a Homebuyer Survey inspects all the major areas of the home, rates them, and provides a valuation on the property.
13 June 2013
In order to assess the condition of a property when planning to buy a house, you will need to have either a Homebuyer Survey or a Building Survey completed - which one should you choose when buying a house?