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If you are considering putting your home on the market for sale, you’ll need a Home Report – this is a report that comprises of three documents: the Single Survey, the Energy Report and the Property Questionnaire. Things contained within the Single Survey will give buyers clear information about the condition and value of your home before they make an offer to purchase, which can make for greater certainty and reduce ambiguity, helping to reduce the stress in these types of situations.
The Energy Report is prepared by a relevant expert to calculate your home’s energy efficiency rating and its environmental impact in terms of carbon dioxide emissions. So as to be helpful in marketing your property, at ‘Home Report For You’, the Energy Report also makes recommendations to improve your home’s efficiency and even suggests how to save fuel costs. Any prospective buyers can feel reassured in knowing an expert has reviewed the property already.
Why do you need a Home Report?
The law changed in December 2008 to say that anyone who wished to market their home for sale in Scotland must be able to provide a Home Report to a prospective buyer within nine days of that person asking for it. The law remains the same today and if, as a seller, you are unable to meet this requirement, you could be fined £500 by the local authority and risk possibility of invalidating any marketed sale.
The law also states that only surveyors registered with or authorised to practise by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors can prepare Single Surveys and only accredited professionals are allowed to produce an Energy Report. All of the surveyors from ‘Home Report For You’ conform with the legal requirements to be able to produce a Single Survey and an Energy Report.
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Why choose Home Report For You?
We can guarantee that the Home Report you get from ‘Home Report For You’ complies with all the legal requirements including contents and the fact it is produced by a professional who has all of the legally required qualifications.
Furthermore, ‘Home Report For You’ has a wide range of surveyors and will look to instruct a local surveyor in or around your home’s area to prepare a Single Survey and Energy Report. We believe this ensures an accurate and valuable assessment of your property when preparing the Single Survey, which includes a valuation made all the more reliable with our expert’s local knowledge.
When you contact ‘Home Report For You’, we’ll find a local and suitable professional to prepare your Home Report quickly. Of course, the third and final part of the Home Report – the Property Questionnaire – is completed by you the seller, but we can provide a range of services and assistance when it comes to completing it before being added to the Home Report. Not only that, but with our Price Guarantee (below), we know our Home Report will be the best value for money around.
We know that Home Reports are an expense when it comes to selling a house, but we also know that a good Home Report is a valuable benefit when it comes to marketing. Aside from the obvious cost benefit of avoiding the £500 fine from your local authority, ‘Home Report For You’ offers competitive pricing for an accurate and comprehensive Home Report. ‘Home Report For You’ also offers a Price Guarantee where we agree that if you can get a lower bona fide quote elsewhere that matches our terms & conditions, we won’t just match the quote, we’ll beat it (see our website or ask us for details).
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