Home Report Falkirk

Home Report Falkirk

A thorough and rigorous home report can be invaluable when it comes to selling a property. Home reports are now 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. If you’re selling in Falkirk area, then Shepherds Chartered Surveyors satisfies all criteria.

Shepherd Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland. We are represented on all major lender’s panels and our knowledge of Falkirk and the surrounding area is extensive. With many years of experience surveying locations across Scotland and a vast network of offices, we can guarantee an unmatched knowledge of your local area.  Our office in Falkirk opened in 1996 and therefore our knowledge of the town and the surrounding area is extensive.  Contact us today to get a quote from an experienced Chartered Surveyor, ahead of making any commitment.

Buying in Falkirk

Although an ancient town laying claim to much historical significance (not least as the location of battles during the Wars of Independence and the Jacobite Uprising) Falkirk came to national prominence during the Industrial Revolution, as one of the cradles of Scotland’s Ironworks industry.

Since the decline of traditional industry, Falkirk has managed a successful transition to a retail and service economy and is proving a popular place to live which much to recommend it to potential residents and tourists alike. Falkirk town centre has many historic buildings and has been largely pedestrianised, making it an attractive core for the town. The surrounding countryside and outskirts of the town are pleasant and the nearby Callendar Park includes the stunning Callendar House and the remains of the Antonine Wall, a Roman fortification that passed through what is today Falkirk. The town is also known throughout Scotland for the Kelpies, two massive sculptures located in Helix park, as well as the Falkirk Wheel, an astonishing work of waterway engineering which pulls in visitors from across the land.

Falkirk has excellent transport links with both of Scotland’s two largest cities, with train and road links to Glasgow and Edinburgh making it a very desirable commuter town for those who work there.  Falkirk was also found in 2020 to be one of the cheapest commuter towns for those commuting to Edinburgh.

In terms of property types, Falkirk has all the variety that its long history would suggest, from traditional terraced houses to modern flats, large Victorian villas and bungalows. The average price for property in Falkirk stood at £176,192 in July 2021. This is a rise of 1.77% in the last three months since April 2021 and a rise of 4.81% since July 2020.

Why Use Shepherds

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest providers of Home Reports in Scotland, with the firm’s 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 Falkirk property market that no one else can.

If you’re looking for a Home Report, you’ll find the Falkirk office centrally located at 23A Wellside Place, Falkirk, FK1 5RL.  We cover the postcode areas FK1, FK2, FK3, FK4, FK5, FK6, EH49 and EH51, which include the towns of Falkirk, Grangemouth, Bo’ness Linlithgow and surrounding villages.  Nobody can offer the same level of local market knowledge as Shepherd Chartered Surveyors, our wealth of experience, proven industry expertise and vast network of offices stands testament to that.

Falkirk Office Details

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 8.45am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 8.45am to 5pm
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