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Viewing a property checklist

There are so many things to consider when viewing a property and often the most important questions are forgotten. Ensure you ask the relevant questions by taking our handy viewing checklist with you on your viewing.

Viewing a property:

  Estate Agent: ________________________________________________
  Agent's phone number: ________________________________________________
  Property address: ________________________________________________
  Property asking price: ________________________________________________
How much is the council tax for the area? ______________________
Is the property lease or freehold? ______________________
Is there allocated parking? ______________________
If there isn't, is it easy to park? ______________________
Does it have a private or shared garden? ______________________
What aspect is the garden? ______________________
If the property is leasehold, how much is the ground rent? ______________________
Does the property have central heating? ______________________
What are the neighbours like? ______________________
What are the local schools like? ______________________
Are transport links good? ______________________
How far is the nearest station? ______________________
Is the area noisy? ______________________
Where are the nearest shops? ______________________
Is the property tied up in a chain? ______________________
How quickly would the owners like to move? ______________________
Has any building work been done on the property since the owners moved in? ______________________
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