Downloadable Help Sheets
The forms here are designed to be downloadable. They are intended as an additional help when reviewing a property that you visit, a place to add comments on your visit. They focus on the property both inside and outside. With a small amount about local amenities etc.
Forms to help evaluate a property you are viewing.
It’s very easy, when viewing a selection of homes in one day. To mix up what you are seeing at each property.
To help you remember each property individually. We have produced some additional questionnaires which are designed for you to add your observations as you walk around each property.
They are not overly detailed, they should help you get started with your personal evaluation.
There is plenty of space to write your own comments and questions that you would like answered.
I would also suggest perhaps, taking a few photographs. This might help for when you sit down at home and complete your evaluation.
To obtain the various forms send with Message line : ‘Viewing Properties’.
I will then send you a set in ‘pdf’ format.
Outside Home Check List
After starting my Real Estate career in England in 1971.
I left for 25 years to development a multi award winning External Works Design & Build Company in London.
Part of this was spent designing & building high end landscapes on residential properties in Southern England.
We developed an initial review list of what to look for when considering the potential for properties, along with expected on going aftercare.
Our construction teams focused on detailed hard & soft landscaping.
Developing new ‘Designer Drives’ using a ‘drylay’ system with block, brick and granite materials as early as 1982.
Can you see the second manhole cover ?
Some larger homes benefitted from a less expensive softer appearance as below when we used a bonded ( with fibreglass resin) gravel drive with brick gulley detail.
Whilst the list is by no means complete, I am planning on creating a section within this website to show the various techniques and ideas for homeowners.
I haven’t made any suggestion as to cost simply because each site is different.
There are many factors impacting costs, not least access, planning and zoning, time of year, scope of works, current material & labor costs.
I do hope though that this provides help in your overall assessment of the property you are reviewing.
I will add sections each week with picture examples.
Just send me an email or complete the form below with the Subject : “ Outside Forms” adding what you are thinking about doing, I will be happy to make suggestions.