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What Types of House Survey Do We Offer?


SAM is one of the UK’s largest network of Surveyors with local surveyors throughout England. Our most popular property surveys are HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys and these inspections are completed by local RICS surveyors who have years of experience.

We handle all of the booking so you just need to call us for a quote and then we'll handle all of the access for you.
We offer many types of house survey including:
  • Level 2: HomeBuyers Report
  • Level 3: Building Survey
  • Damp & Timber Survey
  • Load Bearing Wall Survey
  • Chimney Breast Removal Survey
  • Snagging Survey
  • Removal of load bearing wall Survey
  • Property Valuation Survey
  • Probate Valuation Survey
  • Leasehold Valuation Survey
  • Structural Engineer Survey

If you are unsure which house survey to book click here or call us and we’ll advise you.

Not sure whether you need a Level 2: HomeBuyers Report or a Level 3: Building Survey? Find out by clicking here and seeing example reports
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Top tips for a Addlestone Home Buyers Survey


Addlestone has many cottages and houses which were built in the mid-19th century, with an increase in development in the years after 1848 when the railway arrived. At this time, various larger Victorian houses were built as wealthy commuters moved to the area.

The next large expansion of houses, mainly semi-detached, occurred between 1914 and 1939 because of the Bleriot Aeroplane Factory, Lang's Propellor Factory and the Weyman's Coachworks.

Addlestone North has many socially rented properties. There are new build developments such as at Bleriot Gate and Addlestone One, which is in the process of completion. Some of these offer shared ownership.



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Survey Tip 1

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Survey Tip 3

Buildings in Addlestone in the immediate vicinity of Green Lane, Guildford Road and Hardwick Lane have been subject to flood alerts.

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).
In section I3 of the HomeBuyer Report, the surveyor advises you of other matters that your legal advisor will need further clarification on form the seller such as:

  • repairing obligations in respect of boundaries;
  • (for leaseholds) repairing obligations in respect of the buildingexterior and communal areas; and
  • (for leaseholds)confirm lease details, to include service charge, ground rent andunexpired lease terms
In section H2 of the HomeBuyer Report, the Building Surveyor should flag any signs of Japanese Knotweed identified on site.

In a HomeBuyers Report on Woodlands Avenue , West Byfleet , Surrey , KT14 6AW, our surveyor stated "Whilst no Japanese Knotweed was visible from our view over the boundary fence, the vegetation growing in this area was dense, and we are therefore unable to rule out the presence of such growth. The customer should be aware that Japanese Knotweed commonly grows on uncontrolled areas such as railway embankments."

SurreySurrey is located in the south east of England and is well known for its high property prices and leafy areas. Guildford is the county town, however Surrey County Council can be found just up the A3 in the neighbouring town Kingston Upon Thames. It was in Dorking in Surrey at the White Horse where Charles Dickens wrote much of his Pickwick Papers and apparently based many of the characters on local people

The University of Surrey can be found in Guildford, however Surrey also hosts the Royal Holloway University of London (Egham), University of Law & Kingston University. HG Wells, writer of War of the Worlds, lived at Horsell Common in Woking in Surrey when he wrote the book and this is where, in the book, the Martians first land on Earth.

Listed Building Surveyors Addlestone

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

KT15 2AS

Addlestone Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Runnymede Borough Council at Runnymede Civic Centre Station Road Addlestone Surrey KT15 2AH, telephone 01932 838383, 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 Addlestone

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Chertsey, Weybridge, Byfleet, Shepperton, Ottershaw, Thorpe and Sheerwater.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Addlestone. 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 Addlestone we'll be able to give you the detailed Addlestone HomeBuyers report that you will need to know and what defects there are with your property.


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Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2BE
  • Halleys Walk, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2DH
  • High Street, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 1TL
  • Doresa Close, Spinney Hill, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 1AB
  • Halleys Walk, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2DH

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Addlestone 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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Delivery of Reports

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 Addlestone.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey involves an examination of the structure of the inside and the outside of a property aimed at pinpointing issues such as subsidence, damp, cracks, infestation and damage. The survey is non-intrusive.

If you are thinking of buying a property in Addlestone, it is highly advisable to book one, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report,.

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)
If the Home Buyers Survey flags up any of these defects then our Surveyor explains what you need to do to get further advice on how to investigate them and get It resolved. 
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If you are concerned about your property in Addlestone having any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey as the costs for repairing the defects can run into thousands of pounds. 

If you can identify the defect before you purchase then you can get quotes for fixing it and either share the costs with the seller, or, in worst case examples, choose not to proceed.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Includes online checklists, videos, downloads and tips - plus it is completely free to use from start to finish and saves your progress along the way.


 

Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

Any number of people have been understandably confused between a mortgage valuation and a HomeBuyers Survey.

Your lender conducts its own valuation on the property in Addlestone you intend to buy to check that it is lending you the right sum of money in relation to the property's value. It is not intended to examine any defects the property may have.

When you book a HomeBuyers Survey from us, as well as receiving an independent valuation of the property you wish to buy, the primary focus is to establish whether the property has any defects which you should know about, for example rising damp or subsidence, which might, particularly as time passes, end up requiring even tens of thousands of pounds to put right.

This knowledge is naturally of great use to you, given how much you are intending to spend. You might, on the strength of the information, provided, negotiate with the seller to contribute towards the costs of repairing the defects or even pull out buying the property entirely.


Most importantly, any HomeBuyers Survey is squarely for your benefit and is independent of both your lender - if you are buying with a mortgage - and your vendor. Call 01344 567 887 to get yours and to help your peace of mind.

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