Home Buying Surveys For First Time Buyers

A Guide to Home Buying Surveys

Buying a home is one of the most significant investments most people will make in their lifetime. Whether you are a first-time buyer or have purchased several properties before, it’s essential to understand the condition of the home you’re considering before making a purchase. This is where home-buying surveys come into play.

In this guide, Propertyable will explore the types of home-buying surveys available, what they cover, and how to choose the right one for your needs. We will also discuss what to expect during the house survey process and how to interpret the results.

So, if you’re unsure about the process of home buying surveys and want to gain a better understanding, so you can make a confident and informed decision when purchasing your next home, download our guide today.

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What's Inside?

Home buying surveys can be confusing if you’re unfamiliar with the process, but they are considered super beneficial to avoid any value or safety complications further down the line. Plus, home buying surveys are extremely helpful for providing valuable insights into the condition of a property, which enables you to make an informed decision before committing to a purchase.

Propertyable’s Home Buying Survey guide has been created for current homeowners, who may be looking to purchase another property, as well as those looking to gain their spot on the property ladder. In this guide, Propertyable dive into common questions around Home Buyer Surveys, including ‘What is a House Survey’, ‘What Are the Types of House Survey’, ‘How Much Does a House Survey Cost’ – and much more.

So, look no further than Propertyable if you are looking for a helpful guide focusing on all things house surveys for the utmost support, download today!


What is a House Survey?

Before buying a property, it is strongly advised to conduct a survey, as they could save you thousands down the line.


What are the Types of House Survey?

In the UK, there are three types of home-buying surveys available. Propertyable’s free guide explains the types of home-buying surveys in great detail to help you decide which survey best suits your needs.


How Much Does a House Survey Cost?

The cost of a house survey varies depending on the property type and size. Propertyable’s guide provides insight into the average prices for a house survey.


Do I Really Need a Full House Survey?

House surveys are optional, however, Propertyable’s guide will explain why a full house survey can be beneficial.


What is the Difference Between House Survey and Mortgage Valuations?

A mortgage valuation has a different purpose than a house survey. Propertyable’s guide will explain the difference between the two, as well as an average cost of a mortgage valuation.


How Do I Find a Surveyor?

Finding a trustworthy surveyor is important for the home survey process. Propertyable’s guide will explain what to look for when choosing your surveyor.


How Long Does a House Survey Take?

The time to complete a house survey can vary, depending on the level of survey chosen.


When Will I Get My Home Survey?

Waiting for the results of your home survey can be nerve-wracking. However, Propertyable’s guide identifies the average time it takes to receive your home survey report.


Do I Need a Survey For a New Build?

A home survey on a new build is not mandatory however, Propertyable’s guide will provide the best survey option for a new build.


Do You Need a Survey to Sell Your House?

A survey for selling your house may not be necessary, although, this guide explains what is essential when selling your home.


What to Do if Your Survey Uncovers Problems?

It is common for a survey to discover problems. Propertyable’s guide explains the steps you can take if this is the case.

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Make Home Buying Surveys Simple with Propertyable's Free Guide

Having our guide on Home Buyer Surveys within reach throughout your journey on the property ladder will help you avoid any nasty surprises as you navigate the world of home buying.

With big purchases, come big contingencies. Instead of guessing and hoping for the best, check out our free guide and be fully prepared for every financial eventuality.

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