Everything You Need to Know About a Homebuyer’s Survey

Sometimes known as a homebuyer’s report, a homebuyer’s survey is suitable for all kinds of properties. It is designed to pick up on any major problems with your potential home and is more affordable than a more in-depth survey. In some cases, the findings of the survey will affect how much the mortgage lender is will to lend for the property. Here’s what you should know before getting a survey.

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How Long Will the Survey Take?

It shouldn’t take longer than half a day, with most taking around 2-4 hours. Your survey provider should be able to fit you in fairly quickly after you’ve contacted them and will arrange a time convenient to you. The surveyor will need access to your home and will also check the exterior of your property.

When Will The Results Be Available?

This will vary considerably depending on the provider, but you should …