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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 Barnet Home Buyers Survey


Barnet has a great variety of properties. There's a mix of Victorian and Edwardian houses which developed after the railway arrived in the 19th century; of detached, semi-detached and terrace types. There are also plenty of houses built in the 1920s and 30s including detached and semi-detached properties and bungalows.

There are period homes around the St John the Baptist Church in the Wood Street conservation area and Edwardian and later properties in the Hadley Wood area. Granville Close near the town centre has a few large detached Edwardian houses. Hadley Highstone has cottages and Victorian terrace houses.

There are also a number of newer developments also. There are shared ownership properties, for example, in Canons Row, Chandos Avenue, GreenPoint, Mill Brook Park, Millbrook Park, Panavia Court (Bristol Avenue) and Eden Place. A number of properties have also been designated for Help to Buy such as in the Brook Valley Gardens development in Hera Avenue.


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Properties in Barnet built in close proximity to the Dollis Brook, in streets such as Barnet Lane and Southfield, are in areas which are sometimes subject to flood alerts from time to time.

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 sometimes have issues with ground stability in certain locations in Barnet.

In a recent environmental search, taken out for a property in Longmore Avenue, the report noted that there was a moderate potential for natural ground instability within 50m of the property.

This should not be taken to mean that the property in question actually suffered/suffers from subsidence however as "active subsidence will be dependent on local conditions, such as the proximity of trees or areas where trees have been removed, which require an inspection of the site to identify the nature of the ground on which the property is built."

Click to find out more about subsidence
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Barnet area mainly centre around the main roads of St Albans Road, Great North Road and the High Street, and of rail pollution along the railway line which is on a north-south axis connecting the stations of Hadley Wood, New Barnet and Oakleigh Park and which affects nearby streets such as Stephenson Close and Netherlands Road.

LondonGreater London is an area which contains London, the capital of the United Kingdom (which itself centres on the Cities of London and Westminster) and a number of surrounding boroughs which are administered as London boroughs and which are the overall executive responsibility of the Mayor of London. It contains a large number of constituencies, each represented by an MP and it should be noted that these are not the same as nor even always continguous with the borders of the boroughs.

Many parts of Greater London were originally administered by the counties which surround London and these counties are often called the home counties. Enfield, for example, used to be classed as being part of Middlesex, but is now near the northern border of Greater London. Greater London's borders often coincide with a zone of 'green belt': areas where it has been decided that open spaces, parks, forests and wildlife reserves should act as a buffer against urban sprawl. London has numerous landmarks, anything from Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament to Karl Marx's grave in Highgate Cemetery.

Greater London contains more than 9 million inhabitants, a number growing daily, and as this is approximately 1/7 of the population of the UK, it can be seen that Greater Londoners have a large influence on the rest of the country politically and this is enhanced by the concentration of skilled workers gravitating towards the capital.

Listed Building Surveyors Barnet

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

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Barnet Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Barnet Council at North London Business Park (NLBP) Oakleigh Road South London N11 1NP, telephone 020 8359 2000, 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 Barnet

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Edgware, Mill Hill, Totteridge, Whetstone, Oakwood, Colindale and Hadley Wood.

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

  • Windsor Drive, East Barnet, Herts, EN4 8UD
  • 37 Brimsdown Avenue, Enfield, EN3 5EW
  • Flat 33, Acer Court, 21 Enstone Rd, Enfield, EN3 7WT
  • 22 Peabody Court, 3 Martinee Drive, EN3 6GU
  • 10 Somerset Road, New Barnet, London, EN5 1RP

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Local Greater London 
Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Barnet 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 Barnet.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey identifies many different defects or potential risks that can be found within a property and is an essential part of any home buying process.

The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is completed by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered surveyor so they are fully trained to provide you with the detail you need to buy your home.

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 HomeBuyers Survey flags up any of these defects in your property in Barnet then our surveyor explains what you need to do to get further advice on how to investigate them and get It resolved.

If you are concerned about your property has subsidence, or any other defects then you MUST get a HomeBuyers 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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What is the difference between the Building Survey and the HomeBuyers Report?

The RICS HomeBuyer Report is a standard traffic light format, and is different to a Building Survey in many ways. The HomeBuyers report is suitable for standard construction properties post 1950 such as bungalows and flats.

The Level 3: Building Survey is essential for larger or older properties that have had any extensions or alterations from their original build, or if you’re planning major works. The Building Survey comes in a more detailed report and included photos and explanations.