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FIRST HOME FENSA/ELECTRICAL HELP!
We are in the process of buying our first home - a 100 year old + stone end of terrace.
The property has had all windows/external doors replaced in 2022. None of these were registered with FENSA and no guarantee is available from sellers. 3 windows were listed with FENSA in 2010, which I presume to be irrelevant now they’ve replaced them all anyway. What do you suggest we do? We’re so new to all of this, love the house but don’t know how to go about this element as to whether we should be asking the sellers to get them approved before we buy or not?
Secondly, our surveyor (opted for l3 survey) didn’t text electrics nor are any warranties/invoices etc available from sellers. The seller has had the boiler inspected and the only thing to come out of that is that we need ‘earth cross bonding’ done- again, unsure if we should be requesting this done before we buy, and should we get an electrician in to test all the electrics!l?!
Finally, we have a covenant on the house from the council (was built originally for council but sold 2 times since with sellers living in house for 18m) for expected stuff like dont block light for neighbours, can’t build anything big, no nuisance animals etc and it was from 1978- should we be worried about having this on the house?
Everything has been smooth sailing thus far.. we hope after help with the above we’ll be on track to complete next month!
Thanks in advance
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