Home Buyers Survey Acton

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Acton is a highly mixed area architecturally, with an abundance of Victorian terraced houses in the main central area and with brutalist 1960s tower blocks and slab blocks in the South Acton estate but red brick houses to its north.

A large area of East Acton’s housing was built as a council estate in the 1920s and consists of relatively standard construction semi-detached and terraced housing.

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Acton soil types are loamy with North and East Acton areas having more clay in them. Clay is a factor in subsidence and is always a factor to consider when buying a property in London.
There are no flood warning or flood alert areas in the locale.

If you are concerned that a property you are looking to buy is in a flood risk area, you should consider getting a flood risk report (click for more details).
Properties built around the path of the A40 frequently experience high noise levels.

LondonMiddlesex is a county located in south east of England, however many parts of Middlesex are now commonly known as part of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring counties.

Strictly speaking Middlesex as a concept is only kept in existence by many people continuing to name it as a county on postal addresses and other contributors such as Middlesex County Cricket Club, whose home ground is at Lord's in St John's Wood, just outside Central London. It is still loved despite it not having any form of administrative function etc.

People hearing about Middlesex assume it was/is a large county because of the amount of Greater London territory (West and North London and Westminster, with the Thames as its southern boundary) which lies within its borders. It is actually the second smallest county in the UK. Middlesex was established in the Anglo-Saxon system from the territory of the Middle Saxons. The largely low-lying county's soil is dominated by clay in its north and alluvium on gravel in its south.

Middlesex contains locations as diverse as Teddington (where the tidal Thames normally finishes), Enfield, Notting Hill, Ickenham, Ealing (where the famous film studios which produced so much early film comedy still exists), Hampstead and Southall.

Listed Building Surveyors Acton

We have local RICS surveyors who specialise in listed building surveys in Acton. To find out more go to - Listed Building Surveys - Building Surveyor and Survey Cost in Acton

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Acton Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Ealing Council at Ealing Customer Services, Perceval House, 14/16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing W5 2HL, telephone 0208 825 5000, or you can check for the most recently stored planning applications online here:


Read the following article if you are thinking about building an extension.

Home Buyers Survey in and around Acton

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Ealing, Wembley, Shepherd's Bush, Chiswick, Kew, Gunnersbury and Willesden.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Acton. Whether you are buying an old run down 'doer upper' or standard construction freehold house, our RICS surveyors have seen them all.

With a vast number of years of experience completing surveys on properties in Acton we'll be able to give you the detailed Acton HomeBuyers report that you will need to know and what defects there are with your property.


Home Buyers Survey Acton

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Newton Avenue, Acton, Middlesex, W3 8AR
  • Chatsworth Gardens, Acton, Middlesex, W3
  • Hoylake Road, Acton, Middlesex, W3 7NP
  • Du Cane Road, Acton, Middlesex, W3
  • Buxton Gardens, Acton, Middlesex, W3

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Acton to ensure they deliver a detailed homebuyers report to help you decide whether you should move forward with your home move or if you should pull out.

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We normally have availability within days of you booking and our turnaround for homebuyers survey reports is within 5 working days.

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Panel of RICS Surveyors

Ranging from 10 to 40 years all of our chartered RICS Surveyors are registered with and regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and have indemnity insurance that covers all of the work they undertake in a Home Buyers Survey in Acton.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey is a visual inspection of the grounds and the internal/external structure of the property and identifies defects such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

Some of these defects you may not even see or know what to look for which makes getting a homebuyers survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, if you are thinking of buying a property in Acton incredibly important.

NB If you're a first time buyer, you might wish to click on What is a House Survey to find out more, including what happens during the inspection.

Click to find out how much does a house survey cost (free, no obligation quote)
Should any issues be flagged up in the Home Buyers Survey, our surveyor will tell you what you need to do to get more in-depth advice on the extent and seriousness of the issue affecting your property in Acton and what needs to be done to remedy it.

If you are worried about a crack or cracks or indeed any other defects that you think your property has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might snowball into many thousands of pounds further down the line.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

Many mistakenly think that a mortgage valuation is the same as a HomeBuyers Survey and the consequence is that home buyers can subsequently have to shell out money for repairing faults and defects that could well have been part of the bargaining process with the seller on purchase. The surveyor appointed by the lender conducts a mortgage valuation to estimate the value of the property: this survey is not concerned with detailing structural defects.

A HomeBuyers Survey lists and reports on defects and includes a full appraisal and valuation of the property you are thinking of buying in Acton which is completely independent of the mortgage lender. This knowledge can be used to get quotes for the cost of fixing defects and, most importantly, gives you evidence which can be used to bargain with the seller about sharing any such cost. To get yours, call 0207 112 5388.

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