15th December 2020

What is the difference between a valuation and a 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 they […]
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 as […]
9th December 2020

What you should be asking 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 and […]
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 The […]
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 during […]
1st December 2020

How much is a survey?

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 location […]
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 land, […]
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 RICS […]
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 part […]