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Property A-Z

A is for Airbrick, B is for Balustrade… But what does any of this mean?

Like many professional industries, surveying is full of terms and abbreviations, most of which mean everything to the surveyors but very little to the average homebuyer. We’ve identified the most frequently used terms and included them in a handy glossary that explains everything about the world of surveying.
To download our free glossary, click here.


Diagram of a typical house.

Credit: RICS