House Viewing Checklist: Top Checks to Make Before Buying

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Buying a new house is a huge investment, so it is crucial to be able to spot any warning signs before you part with your money — which is where our house viewing checklist comes in.

Designed to help you identify any potential issues a house may be hiding as well as showing you how to pick up on the plus points of a property's that other viewers may have missed, our house viewing checklist will give you all the pointers you need to ensure that when you do make an offer on your dream home you can be confident in your decision. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.