Home Buyers Survey Aldershot

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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 Aldershot Home Buyers Survey


Aldershot’s main growth was during the Victorian era, when the town developed in line with the increasing size of the British Army barracks there and therefore there are still many Victorian period properties, whether terraced houses or conversion flats.

Some areas of the centre have been redeveloped however. Wellington Street’s shop buildings were demolished in the 1990s to develop the Galleries extension to the Wellington Centre (shopping). The army barracks themselves were redeveloped in the 1960s and onwards. 

Aldershot Military Museum, however, is housed in a classic red-brick Victorian building. The Wellesley area has many modern new-build properties which fall under the Help to Buy and Shared Ownership schemes.


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Flood warnings and alerts are sometimes given for the areas around the Blackwater River, which edges Aldershot to the east, south and west, including streets such as Oakway and Tongham Road, as well as the lakes in the area.

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).
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, some buildings in area to the south of Aldershot, including parts of Selbourne Avenue and Morland Road, are in a raised radon area, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

If you are concerned that a property you are buying is in an area of raised Radon, please click to visit Public Health England's UK Radon Map. Click also to find out more about Radon, Radon property searches and much more.
There are a number of Victorian properties built around 1880 in The Warren, Aldershot, Hants GU11 3AB Aldershot, that have slate roofing.

A building surveyor need to check if the slate roofing is in generally satisfactory condition from a ground level inspection. They will review if the slates are laid to straight regular courses and if the slopes have been recovered in recent years, as bitumen felt may be present under the slates. If there is, occasional maintenance will be required if slates slip from their positions.

HampshireHampshire is a large county in southern england with the south coast as one of its frontiers. Some 85% of its land mass is classed as rural. Its county town is Winchester although this town's population is dwarfed by the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth, which are part of the ceremonial county of Hampshire but not the non-metropolitan county. Other major population centres include Basingstoke, Gosport, Waterlooville, Fareham, Aldershot, Farnborough and Eastleigh.

Hampshire contains the national parks of the South Downs and the New Forest and these cover some 45% of the county's area. The River Test is well known for its growing number of otters. The county contains many seaside resorts, including Hayling Island. Adjacent counties include West Sussex, Berkshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Dorset. It is the birthplace of world-famous literary figures Charles Dickens and Jane Austen.

Listed Building Surveyors Aldershot

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

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Aldershot Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Rushmoor Borough Council at Council Offices, Farnborough Rd, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 7JU, telephone 01252 398 399, 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 Aldershot

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Farnborough, Fleet, Farnham, Tongham, Ash, Southfields and Mytchett.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Aldershot. 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 Aldershot we'll be able to give you the detailed Aldershot 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:

  • Alverstoke Gardens, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 3XA
  • Elston Road, Aldershot, Hanpshire, GU12 4HZ
  • Leith Drive, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 1AE
  • 77-79 Copthall House, Victoria Rd, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 1SH
  • The Warren, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 3AB

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Aldershot 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 Aldershot.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey is completed by a qualified RICS surveyor and delivers a visual inspection of the property in Aldershot and the surrounding garden. The aim of the survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is to identify potential risks or defects that you may not know are there such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

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 you're buying a home in Aldershot which shows the signs of damp, or any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey. 

The costs for making good or repairing some of these defects can run into thousands of pounds; however, If identified within a survey 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.


 

How long does your survey take?

We book the earliest possible slot for your RICS surveyor to carry out their inspection for your RICS home buyers survey. Then, on the day, they visit the property and inspect all accessible areas, concentrating on signs and suspicions of defects and issues.

The actual time your surveyor takes over the inspection varies with each property – you can imagine that one for a small flat for a HomeBuyers Report will normally take less than one for a large mansion for a Building Survey. It is likely to be anything between 1 ½ hours to 3 hours.

SAM Conveyancing's RICS surveyors call you on the day of the inspection after carrying it out to go over any major concerns and findings and then they complete the report and return it to you within 5 working days.