When you've found your dream property, it can be tempting to rush in and complete the deal. However, even if your deposit is in place and you're almost certain to get approval on a mortgage, don't neglect the importance of a property survey. It's staggering how many would-be property buyers in Ireland overlook pre-purchase surveys.
Snag lists are a huge part of the building/sale process of a new home. Securing your first home can be a hugely exciting time however there are many things that need to be addressed prior to a sale being finalised and completed. Property surveys and snag lists must be compiled by qualified and relevant engineers
If you’re planning to purchase residential property, you may be wondering “what does a structural survey cover?” If you’re negotiating a selling price for the property, your mortgage valuation survey is not enough to get an actual impression of the property’s true condition, which is why structural surveys are an essential component for prospective homebuyers.
How can snagging lists help new property owners? If you're thinking about buying a newly built house or apartment, snag lists are one of the most important property surveys you can have carried out. Unlike previously occupied properties, new builds tend to be free of superficial damage and wear and tear from inhabitants, however, damage
Whether you’re interested in purchasing a new residential property in Ireland or have already negotiated with a seller, you may be wondering “how much is a survey when buying a house?” The short answer is “it depends” - on floor area of the house or apartment, size of the site, distance from the surveyors base,
We are actively looking to buy a home, but we are having difficulty finding the perfect layout to suit our family needs. Do all alterations to houses require planning permission? There are many alterations which you can make to a property which do not require planning permission. You can carry out any internal alteration
We have gone ‘Sale Agreed’ on our first home and our solicitor has advised us to get the services of an engineer. What services will my engineer provide, and is the valuation survey supplied to my bank for mortgage purposes the same thing? A home is the most expensive purchase most people ever make,