You might have found the perfect house in the perfect neighbourhood, but don’t let the excitement cloud your judgement. There may be a few defects in and around the house that could cause serious problems in the future and cost you a lot in the long run.
A qualified surveyor or trusted contractor is always your best bet for a thorough investigation and to help you rule out any possible defects that you are unsure about. However, it is a good idea to have a general understanding of what to look out for.
Here are a few defects to look out for at a house viewing:
These are just five defects to look out for at a house viewing. However, if you are unsure what to look for, hire a professional surveyor or competent contractor and receive a complete report.