When you buy a property you are making a big financial investment and it is therefore important that you know everything, good and bad, about it before committing to the purchase. It is your responsibility as the buyer to make sure all of the...
Most house purchases involve a survey of some kind. Even though it may be at the insistence of a lender, we all rely heavily on surveyors to uncover and bring to our attention any problems that there are with a particular property which could devalue it or cause financial implications in the future.
Our experienced team of professional negligence solicitors have represented many consumers who have moved into newly purchased properties, only to find problems such as damp and dry rot. Failing to spot the presence of Japanese Knotweed is another common surveyor mistake, but more detrimental mistakes can include not recognising subsidence and the need for underpinning.
If you believe that you have been misled or let down by a negligent property surveyor in a personal or business capacity, please contact our legal experts to discuss your situation on 0203 816 9314.