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Why Appoint a Surveyor for my Residential Property?

This blog discussed the benefit of appointing an MRICS Chartered Building Surveyor to assist your pre-acquisition.




 

What is the difference between MRICS and AssocRICS surveyors?


MRICS stands for Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is the highest professional qualification for surveyors. It is awarded to surveyors who have proven their skills and knowledge in the field of surveying and have met the rigorous standards set by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.


AssocRICS stands for Associate Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and is the lower qualification to MRICS. It is awarded to surveyors who have met the lower standards set by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.


Why should you appoint an MRICS Surveyor?


MRICS Surveyors have passed the highest professional qualification in the field of surveying and have proven their skills and knowledge. This means they are able to provide high quality advice and services, as well as having the ability to solve complex surveying problems. MRICS Surveyors also have extensive experience and can therefore offer tailored advice to suit individual needs.


What services do Chartered Building Surveyors offer?


Chartered Building Surveyors offer a range of services, including pre-purchase surveys, building condition surveys, dilapidation surveys, party wall surveys, asbestos surveys, and energy performance certificates. They also provide advice on building regulations, repairs and maintenance, and planning applications.


Why should I get a surveyor to carry out a pre-acquisition on a house I'm buying?


A surveyor can provide an independent, professional opinion of the condition of the property, as well as identify any potential issues that may affect the value of the property. The surveyor can also advise on any necessary repairs and/or improvements that may be required to make the property safe and habitable. This can help ensure that the buyer makes an informed decision when purchasing a property.


Can a Surveyor help reduce the asking price on a property?


Yes, a surveyor can help to identify any issues with the property which may result in a reduction in the asking price. This could include issues such as structural damage, damp, or any other defects that may need to be addressed prior to purchase.


 

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