15th December 2020

Difference between valuation and survey

  As we have specified many times in the past, a valuation is NOT a survey. It is important to understand the differences between each as […]
10th December 2020

Tips For First Time Buyers

  As a first-time buyer, it’s difficult to know exactly where to start when buying a property. Below are some general tips to help yourself prepare […]
9th December 2020

What to ask your Surveyor

  Some of the things you would usually ask your surveyor on a call can be done via Sidedoor saving both parties time. Things like comparing […]
3rd December 2020

Which survey should I get?

  The survey that is right for you depends on many different factors. This usually is based on the below:   The age of the property […]
2nd December 2020

What is a home survey?

  A house, home or property survey involves an inspection of a property which is undertaken by a qualified surveyor, who then converts the information gathered […]
1st December 2020

How much does a survey cost?

  The price of a home survey varies significantly based on a variety of factors including the type of survey, the size of the property, the […]
30th November 2020

What is RICS?

  The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of […]
30th November 2020

What are the types of valuations?

  Red book Valuation A red book valuation is one which involved a RICS surveyors creating a valuation report that adheres to the strict criteria that […]
29th October 2020

What we do at Sidedoor

  Sidedoor is an independent RICS Surveyor quote comparison and booking website connecting surveyors to homebuyers who require a property survey. What’s more, we are a […]