What Is A No-Knotweed Report?
A no-knotweed report is a legal document that states that a property is not infected with Japanese knotweed.
What Does A No-Knotweed Report Include?
A no-knotweed report is written by a qualified surveyor in line with the RICS guidelines.
The report states that a site visit has been carried out on the property and no Japanese knotweed has been found. Your report will also include:
- Photographic Evidence
- A detailed list of weeds present on the property with photo attachments.
- A guarantee that all external areas up to 7m surrounding the property are not infected with Japanese knotweed.
Why Do I Need A No-Knotweed Report?
- It is crucial if your property has been identified as possibly containing Japanese knotweed.
- A report will assist in the sale of a property that has other invasive weeds that are similar or look similar to Japanese knotweed that have been identified by a surveyor.
- A no-knotweed report is able to be used as evidence in legal disputes.
- The majority of mortgage lenders will not lend to a property that has Japanese knotweed due to the decrease in value it can cause. A no-knotweed report can help speed up your mortgage process.