Home Report Buckie
Home reports are required by law in Scotland when it comes to selling a residential property. They are there to give buyers a solid reckoning of all the important details offering peace of mind for the buyer and the seller alike. With home reports, a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) regulated surveyor with a deep knowledge of the local area and a nearby office is essential criteria to provide a thorough and rigorous survey. If you’re selling in the Buckie area, then Shepherds Chartered Surveyors satisfies all criteria to deliver a comprehensive and trusted home report.
Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland. We are represented on all major lender’s panels and our knowledge of the market in Buckie, and wider Moray council area is second to none. With many years of experience surveying locations across Scotland and a vast network of offices, we can guarantee an exceedingly high quality of service. You can be sure of speaking to an experienced Royal Institution regulated Chartered Surveyor who can provide you with a quote ahead of any commitment.
Buying in Buckie
Buckie is a town in the Moray council area of Scotland, with some 8,800 residents. It is located on the Moray coast. Indeed, its location made it a thriving fishing and shipbuilding port in times past. Today, however, Buckie is a small yet charming fishing town with a thriving harbour with great scenery and wildlife nearby. The town maintains a ‘traditional’ yet friendly feel. Its fishing port and fish markets are still a major part of the local economy, as is offshoring, with many of the residents working in these sectors. Additionally, the nearby RAF Lossiemouth base is a considerable employer in the region too. There are regular bus services to Aberdeen, Elgin and Inverness. Keith Railway station is a short distance away for when you want to travel further afield.
Buckie is quite an idyllic small town offering plenty for residents and visitors alike. In terms of amenities and things to do, Buckie offers everything you could need and more, surprisingly, for a town of its size. The usual chain stores feature, as well as a great choice of numerous quality independent shops, eateries, and pubs. The town also has several facilities including a leisure centre, two cliff-top golf courses - Buckpool Golf Club and Strathlene Golf club. Strathlene is widely recognised as one of the oldest courses in Scotland and presents a challenging 18-hole course for residents and visitors alike. There are two outdoor bowling greens too and a cricket club. However, where Buckie really shines is in the availability of outdoor pursuits. The stunning Bow Fiddle Rock can be seen near Portknockie to the northeast of Buckie and the stunning beaches with spectacular long walks along the coast and abundance of wildlife add to the appeal of the area – dolphin spotting is common, and they are seen regularly, in addition to otters and ospreys. Buckie is also the start and end of “The Speyside Way”, which is a popular walking route stretching from the shore of the Moray Firth coast, south-westwards to Aviemore on the edge of the Cairngorm Mountains. Overall, it covers an approximate distance of 65 miles.
In terms of local schooling, Buckie has four primary schools: Buckie Primary School, Millbank Primary School, St. Peter’s RC Primary School, and Portessie Primary School. Buckie High School is the local secondary which also serves as the main secondary school for the other towns and villages nearby.
As of May 2021, the average price for property in Buckie stood at £132,948. This is a rise of 0.22% in the last three months (since February 2021) and a good rise of 6.30% since May 2020.
Why Use Shepherds
Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland, with origins dating back to the 18th century. Fully regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, we can offer an in-depth knowledge of the Buckie property market that nobody else can.
If you’re looking for a home report in Buckie or wider Moray localities, you’ll find a Shepherd’s branch in Elgin at Park House Business Centre, South Street, Elgin, Moray, IV30 1JB. We cover all properties across this area including Aberlour, Archiestown, Aviemore, Ballindalloch, Boat of Garten, Brodie, Buckie, Burghead, Cairngorm National Park, Carrbridge, Carron, Cragganmore, Craigellachie, Cromdale, Cullen, Dalwhinnie, Dufftown, Dulnain Bridge, Elgin, Fochabers, Findhorn, Findochty, Forres, Garmouth, Grantown on Spey, Hopeman, Keith, Kincraig, Kingussie, Kinloss, Knockando, Laggan, Lhanbryde, Moray, Mosstodloch, Nethy Bridge, Newtonmore, Portgordon, Portknockie, Rothes, Spey Bay, Strathspey, Tomatin, Tomintoul and Urquhart, equating to postcode areas AB37, AB38, AB55, AB56, IV13, IV30, IV31, IV32, IV36, PH19, PH20, PH21, PH22, PH23, PH24, PH25 and PH26. We are available at our office to give you a quote at any time. Nobody can offer the same level of local market knowledge as Shepherd, our wealth of experience, proven industry expertise and vast network of offices stand testament to that.
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