Home Buyers – Mortgage & Insurance

Trees add significant amenity value to property as well as other ecological and environmental benefits. Mature trees planted in the right place are known to add significant monetary value to property.
However trees in the wrong place can also create problems through subsidence, directly impacting building structure, and may fail altogether causing extensive damage to property.

Many mortgage companies now ask for a tree report to ascertain the condition, safety and affects of any trees growing close to property. These mortgage and insurance report help the mortgage lenders decide if the trees are posing a risk to the value of the property. The Care of Trees can provide a detailed report to satisfy the demands of mortgage lenders and can advise on any work which will be required to avoid conflict with buildings.

We also provide home buyers reports which can advise new owners on the condition, structural safety, longevity and future management considerations that are likely to occur with trees situated close to buildings and other structures.