The Best Value Surveys Blog

We are here to help you understand the importance of knowing everything you can about the property you are buying. These articles will look at different types of surveys, surveyor case studies, property issues to look out for and more.


The Benefits of Snagging Surveys for New Builds

If you’re buying a new-build property you expect it to be perfect, but sometimes this is not the case. New-builds can have problems too and a ‘snagging survey’ can highlight these issues and ensure that the developer gets them fixed for you...

7 Tips on Avoiding Boundary Disputes

Boundaries come in many forms: fences, hedges, other buildings, roads and rivers, and they’re usually shared between two properties. This can sometimes bring up disagreements of who does repairs and who is allowed to change the boundary. Th...
The Importance of Surveying For Listed Buildings

The Importance of Surveying for Listed Buildings

A listed building needs to be treated differently to a standard new build and many of the older features will need to be looked into before you decide to buy. Here we’ve covered the top issues you need to know about before buying a listed b...
Everything You Need to Know About Party Walls

Everything You Need to Know About Party Walls

A party wall is a boundary which is shared by neighbours and needs to be maintained and respected by both sides. If you’re moving into a property with a party wall agreement in place, there’s a few things you need to be aware of. What cons...
6 Things to Look for in a Surveyor

6 Things to Look for in a Surveyor

Finding a surveyor can be a confusing job – what do you look for? And what kind of survey should you go for in the first place? We’ve outlined the top six things you should look for in a surveyor to help you ensure that your new property is...