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Why is a Japanese Knotweed Survey important for property buyers?
By The JKL Team

Why is a Japanese Knotweed Survey important for property buyers?

Question: Why is a Japanese Knotweed Survey important for property buyers?

Answer: For property buyers, a survey is important to check for Japanese Knotweed, particularly in known infestation areas, to avoid future legal or management issues.

A Closer Look: 

For property buyers, a Japanese Knotweed Survey is a crucial step in the due diligence process, particularly in areas known for Knotweed infestations. This survey helps to accurately identify the presence and extent of Japanese Knotweed on the property. Early detection allows buyers to understand the potential risks and costs associated with managing and eradicating this invasive species. Without a proper survey, buyers may face significant unexpected expenses and complications related to Knotweed control after the purchase.

Moreover, a Japanese Knotweed Survey is important to avoid future legal issues. Many lenders require a Knotweed survey before approving a mortgage, as the presence of Knotweed can impact the property’s value and structural integrity. Ensuring that the property is free from Knotweed or has a management plan in place can prevent legal disputes and provide peace of mind for buyers, safeguarding their investment

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