Does your client require a survey?

3-10-2019

WE SHOULD HAVE GONE TO METROPOLIS SURVEYORS!

We often hear clients say something like The estate agent told me I didn't actually need a survey as the property's only three years old.

However, it's very risky to provide buyers with your thoughts on this aspect and by doing so, you could be exposing yourself to a potentially very expensive claim. In short you should never advise a buyer against having a survey, no matter how sound the property would appear to be. If it later transpires that there's a defect that a survey would have highlighted, the buyer may bring a claim against you for advice which they now claim has caused them to suffer a loss.

Metropolis are more than happy to discuss surveys with you or your client, please email info@metropolis-surveyors.com or call 01992785007 opt1 and speak to Daniel Gardham, he can provide all the information you will need discussing which surveys are available and would suit your clients needs. 

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