But if you’re thinking of purchasing an older home for your family, it’s important to be aware of some common issues that tend to be more prevalent with older buildings.
Whether you are buying to live in the property, or buying to let, it’s important that you are educated on some of these potential dangers before buying a house.
Before purchasing an older property, it’s a good idea to have it thoroughly checked for signs of previous water damage.
There are three types of asbestos in the UK, which are Amosite, Crocidolite, and Chrysotile.
It is often a more common problem for older properties that might have older boilers or open fires.
Inhaling or ingesting lead fumes or dust can lead to serious health problems including infertility, brain damages, and damage to nerves and kidneys.
Popped in at #6 but possibly the most important if you are buying to let, is to get landlord insurance.