residential surveyBenefits of having a residential survey

Whether you’re buying your very first home or moving again, it’s vital that you have a house survey done. You’re going to be spending a lot of money for your new property and a residential survey can help you find out about the condition of the building you’re buying.

Is having a survey really necessary?

survey graphic 1Being forewarned is being forearmed, and once you have made an offer on a property and it’s been accepted, a survey will allow you to make an informed decision about how much you’re willing to pay, taking into consideration any problems that you may need to deal with once you own the property.

With the evidence from the survey, you have a great bargaining chip to negotiate the buying price, to allow you to budget for any repairs you will need to make, or ask for the issues to be resolved before you pay the full price and move in.

What is a survey likely to tell me?

survey graphic 4Without having a survey done you’re stepping into the unknown and the last thing you want is to move in and then discover that you have £10,000 of repairs to deal with to make your house a liveable home.

Some homes have hidden horrors like damp, faulty electrical wiring, or crumbling walls, which you may not notice on your original tour of the property because you’re so smitten with its overall surface appearance. It’s not until you have a qualified professional take a look in more depth that problems may become apparent, so the survey will be able to identify any potential costly problems that may not be noticeable at first glance.

survey graphic 5How can Pallisters help?

Here at John Pallister, we have over 40 years of experience conducting local residential surveys.

Our aim is to provide high quality surveys for our clients which will address their main priorities and areas of concern and provide them with the knowledge they require to make a decision, like our clients Mr and Mrs J from the Olympic Borough of Hackney who explained:

“We live in North London and were buying in the Ribble Valley. What we wanted was somebody with real local knowledge to help us. The survey, speed of delivery and added service value was invaluable in us achieving what we wanted”

We can offer a wealth of knowledge and experience to provide you with a high quality house buyer’s survey, where we will spend at least three to four hours surveying the property to uncover all the urgent and significant issues you will need to consider.

What happens after the survey is complete?

survey graphic 3Once the survey is done, we will ensure you receive a detailed and individually written report that is specific to your property.

You can be assured of our complete honesty and reliability by seeing what our satisfied customers have had to say on our testimonials page.

Don’t make your move without talking to us and discussing what we can do to take the unknown out of the biggest purchase you will ever make.

If you require any further information feel free to call us on 01200 425697.

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