RICS HomeBuyer Reports
What is Wood Worm?

What is Wood Worm?

Thank you for clicking on today’s property surveying blog post. Today we are going to delving into building surveying and will be looking at wood worm, the cause of it, and how to quickly spot it before it eats away your property structure! So, what is Wood Worm?...

What are RICS HomeBuyer Reports?

What are RICS HomeBuyer Reports?

Thank you for clicking on today’s blog post topic. Today we will be looking at Building Surveying through the lens of pre purchase surveys! A RICS HomeBuyer Report ensures that you are fully aware of all the issues and defects present within a property that you are...

Bridged Damp-Proof Courses

Bridged Damp-Proof Courses

In this week’s property surveying blog post, we are going to be discussing building surveying, and in particular, the bridging of a damp-proof course, also referred to as a DPC.  This is one of the most common property defects that our surveyors see here at Stokemont,...

The Importance of a Building Survey

The Importance of a Building Survey

When it comes to purchasing a brand-new property for the very first time, there are a handful of different things that you need to think about. For example, purchasing a building survey as a recommended course of action for any builder or buyer, regardless of their...

Check Your Gutters

Check Your Gutters

In this week’s property surveying blog post, we are going to be discussing general building surveying, and in particular, the importance of a property owner checking their gutters regularly to ensure that they are in full working order, and working to the best of...

Pesky Pests

Pesky Pests

In this week’s property surveying blogpost we are going to be discussing pests, and in particular, how big of an issue they are to your pre-purchase survey. If you are planning on purchasing a property, you will no doubt have made enquiries as to the pre-purchase...

What Is An RICS Homebuyer Report?

What Is An RICS Homebuyer Report?

In this weeks property blog post, we are going to be discussing RICS Homebuyer Reports, what they are, and how they can be of assistance to you. An RICS Homebuyer Report is designed by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) to be a thorough and...

Common Property Issues You’ll Face

Common Property Issues You’ll Face

When it comes to buying, selling, or renovating property, you will come across a handful of issues more frequently than others. There are certain property defects which are quite common, and it is important to know which ones appear with the most frequency so you can...