Neighbourhood, just because there is a settee in the garden and a car parked on the lawn, doesnt make it affluent,
visit on different days and at weekend and at night, if seriously intrested.
Enter the address in nethouseprices.com, to see how many times it and its neighbours have been sold and what they went for.
check car parking, and how many cars allowed if a private estate.
Use the tiolet, lock the door and see if the floor sinks,usually a sign of a leak as chipboard floorin soaks up water, should also be green in colour.
Avoid if it has white shag pile carpets and you have to take your shoes of on entry.
Check attic for trusses or open space.
look for misted up double glazing or poorly painted wooden windows.
Are there any animals, worked in two houses and they used the spare bedroom to breed dogs, the bitches urine smell took ages to disapear, even when we laid a new floor and new fitted new doors and skirts .