So you’ve found your perfect property. However, you need a professional and experienced Cheshire chartered surveyors to highlight any potential problems you need to know about. It is important that this process is carried out before you sign on the dotted line. But how do you decide on the best person for the job? It can be a daunting thought delving into the world of surveying, especially if you’ve never experienced the property market properly before.
At Trafford Surveyors, we have a lot of experience in what to look for and how to inspect a property correctly.
Cheshire Chartered Surveyors
Pick a professional. For the highest standards of professionalism, service and efficiency, choose a chartered surveyors who are fully endorsed by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. This way, not only does it ensure the work will be carried out by vastly experienced and qualified experts, but you’ll also be covered by the appropriate indemnity insurance and RIC’s transparent complaints handling procedure. Trafford Surveyors are fully accredited and registered by RICS, so they know they are a Cheshire chartered surveyors you can trust.
Look for local. Where possible, find a surveyor who is familiar with the area you are looking to move to. Local knowledge is not to be underestimated as they will know all about land conditions and environmental issues, local housing market, have experience of recent transactions and be able to give you more accurate advice than chartered surveyors from further afield.
Bigger establishments aren’t necessarily the best. Whilst employing a large, well established company does bring a number of benefits, double check to see who will actually be carrying out the surveying work. It has been known for some practices to pass down the work to ‘junior’ members of staff. Also, you are bound to receive better customer care from smaller companies as they are more personal and you don’t end up just being a number.