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What type of survey for property purchase?

Hi guys,
                I’ve just bought a detached property, built in 88.

no sign of damp on viewing, but some tie in walls where there could be issues?

what surveys would everyone recccomend? Homebuyer level 2?

does anyone know if plot boundaries would be checked against the purchase etc?

all info appreciated 

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  • Dustyevsky
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    Hi guys,
                    I’ve just bought a detached property, built in 88.

    no sign of damp on viewing, but some tie in walls where there could be issues?

    what surveys would everyone recccomend? Homebuyer level 2?

    does anyone know if plot boundaries would be checked against the purchase etc?

    all info appreciated 
    I don't think you've bought it yet. Surveys typically come before buying.
    Plot boundaries are checked by you against the title plan. Usually, the solicitor can't do this, as they don't visit the house, but they should look at the plan with you and ask if it's correct, or forward the plan and do the same if on-line.
    Level 2 would be appropriate for a property of that age, but what makes you think there's a problem where walls meet? I presume you don't mean wall-tie issues, which is something different, seen mostly on older houses.

    You can download a title plan from the Land Registry for £3 a pop. https://www.gov.uk/search-property-information-land-registry


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