Hi all, I wasn’t expecting this to be my first post on SE23.Life but I am hoping you can help. I am in the process of buying in the area, on Devonshire Road, and very much looking forward to being part of the community. I’ve had a homebuyers report done today and they have identified probable issues with damp (either rising damp or from the chimney) and possibly movement of the property which could be historic, but a few big cracks still including the retaining walls and boundary walls.
I wanted to ask what might be normal in the area for Victorian homes, and for Devonshire Road/Forest Hill in general and any advice or guidance you may have. Please be brutally honest !
Thanks in advance. Stuart