Purpose of a Real Estate Survey
One of the most common questions that are being asked by my clients whenever they were asked
to get a real estate survey is; what will it be used for? If you are going to spend money on a
service, you need to be sure that you really need it. Some are wondering if they have an option
not to get a survey in the first place. In this article, we will be discussing what a real estate
survey is, and why it is necessary for people.
Read on to find out how this method will be beneficial for you and how it can help you sell your
property easier. Real estate survey refers to a process wherein a professional will be checking the
property and will take note of everything that should be included in the description of the
property. The survey would need a person to check every inch of the property, and this will be
used to determine the real value of the property.
This is also a very important process that should be taken when trying to market the property to
buyers who are looking for a very particular property. The survey will let them know about the
coverage of the house and the things that are included in the property. Now, if you are asking
whether you have an option to get a real estate survey or not, the answer is it depends. If the
buyer of the property is taking a loan from the bank, you have no other option but to get a
However, if you are going to work with a buyer without a third party, then you can ask him if he
would allow you not to provide a real estate survey. This will help you save time and money, but
it would still depend on what the buyer really wants. If you want to find out whether a real estate
survey is necessary for a particular transaction or not, then it would be better if you have an
agent or a realtor with you.
Since I don't have an idea of the clients that you are negotiating with, I cannot tell you which
would be a better option. Getting the assistance of an agent will make it easier for you to sell the
property, and will also help you decide whether you really need to have a survey or not.