DIY Jobs to Improve your Home’s Energy Efficiency for a Home Report
It has been a legal requirement to get a home report survey on any house being sold in Scotland since 2008. A home report provides prospective buyers with useful information on a property so they can make a well-informed decision before putting in an offer. There are three main parts to a home report: Single […]Read More
Which Property Survey Should I Get?
When you are buying or selling a property in Scotland it is a legal requirement that you get a property survey carried out. This survey should be supplied to the buyer so that they are aware of the details of several different aspects of the property. In Scotland, there are, however, three different types of […]Read More
Tips for Getting Your Home Valued in Scotland
Why might someone want to know the value of their home? There are many reasons, but most often they’re deciding whether they should sell it or not. House prices fluctuate, so homeowners can choose the right time to sell their home based on its current market value. One way that homeowners in Scotland can get […]Read More
What Property Survey Do I Need for my House?
Do you need a property survey? In that case, you need a Chartered Surveyor. Property surveys can be used for a whole range of purposes. Sometimes, they are requested because someone requires specific information about a property. Other times, they are obtained to fulfil a legal requirement, for example, during a property sale. There are […]Read More
Protecting Your Scotland Home From Climate Change
Global warming is having a devastating impact on our planet and causing environmental issues all around the world. As climate change worsens, the effects will become more severe. In a recent high-level meeting on climate change and sustainability, experts warned that we have just over a decade to prevent climate change from causing irreversible damage. […]Read More
Selling Your Home? The Surveys You Need To Know About
Selling your house is exciting and you probably can’t wait to move out and get into your new home. However, selling a house is not always straightforward and many people find the process complex and confusing. If you’re considering selling or you’ve already started the process, then here are the key steps and surveys you […]Read More
What is a Single Survey?
A single survey is designed to provide buyers in Scotland with more information on the condition of a property before making an offer. It is one of the three documents included in a home report. If you are planning on advertising your house on the property market, then you must obtain a home report. This […]Read More
What You Need To Know About Property Questionnaires
There are a lot of different things to consider when you are buying or selling a property. If you are selling, then you will need to obtain a home report unless your property meets certain criteria e.g., a new build. A property questionnaire is the third document within a home report and must be completed […]Read More
What Current Housing Costs Mean For The Scottish Property Market
Whilst business in the vast majority of sectors and industries has slowed, the housing market in the UK has really bucked the trend, registering a steady increase in house prices across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. According to the ONS, average house prices in the UK increased by 8.5% in December in 2020. Average […]Read More
Living in Glasgow: A Home Seller’s Guide
You may find the process of selling your Glasgow home a little daunting, especially if you’ve never done it before. There are many important steps to be considered, and timing can be an issue, especially now with lockdown restrictions adding extra uncertainty. We’ve compiled a short guide to make sure you’re ticking all the boxes. […]Read More