Home Buyers Survey Belsize Park

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Belsize Park's quiet, leafy residential streets are lined with quaint mews houses and Georgian and Victorian villas converted into spacious apartments.

Listed buildings abound and there are fine examples of Queen Anne architecture in Lyndhurst Gardens, while the rows of imposing mid Victorian stucco fronted houses found on Belsize Grove, Belsize Park Gardens and beyond rival anything Kensington has to offer. There is also a small concentration of sought after Art Deco and Modern movement buildings on Haverstock Hill, Garnett Road and Parkhill Road. Most houses in this area have been converted into spacious two and three bedroom flats.

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Some properties in Belsize Park's locale are located within 2km of the proposed path of the HS2 rail link. A recent Environmental Report bought by a potential buyer of a property in Howitt Road, NW3 4LL revealed that the dwelling was indeed within this distance from the path of the proposed high speed rail link.

Information like this is highly important for a potential buyer. The construction of the HS2 lines, station and infrastructure is likely to cause disruption and various forms of pollution in the short term however it's just as likely to cause an uplift in property prices in the vicinity in the medium term. This search report reveals many other potential hazards in a locale which, if nothing else, might require further enquiries on the part of your conveyancing solicitor Belsize Park but might also form the basis of bargaining with the vendor for a lower price before you agree to exchange.
The Local Authority Search Report reveals a plethora of planning-related entries which a property you're thinking of buying might be subject to and also any entries which the local authority has regarding planning permissions sought and building control matters filed for the property in question.

An example regards a recent report bought for a property in Belsize Park Gardens, NW3 4JJ which revealed that the property was in an area subject to restrictions on developing basements, smoke control orders and also revealed that the correct FENSA certificate had been obtained for an installation of double glazed windows.
Parish church claims on parishioners for chancel repair, where these occur, can be fairly costly, with individual households possibly being legally required to pay £1,000s.

Buying a chancel repair indemnity insurance policy for a property you're looking to buy is an easy and efficient way of protecting yourself against this possible eventuality and among many others, one such policy was taken out for a property in Adelaide Road, London NW3 3QB. This policy generally costs around £20 to buy and normally covers the policy holder for claims to the limit of £1 million.

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 Belsize Park

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

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Belsize Park Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting London Borough of Camden Council at Contact Camden Reception 5 Pancras Square London N1C 4AG, telephone 0207 974 4444, 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 Belsize Park

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Swiss Cottage, Hampstead , Primrose Hill, Tufnell Park, Camden, Highgate and Kentish Town.

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


Home Buyers Survey Belsize Park

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Lutton Terrace NW3 1HD
  • Wood Field NW3 2YA
  • Springfield Road, NW8 0QU
  • Queens Grove, NW8 6ER
  • Lorne Road NW8 7JN

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Belsize Park 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 Belsize Park.

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 Belsize Park 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.

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If they find any issues during the inspection, our surveyor will flag them up in the HomeBuyers Survey and give you advice on what you should do to solve them.

If you are concerned about woodworm, or any other defects with the property in Belsize Park you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey as the costs of repairing the defects can run into thousands of pounds. 

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?

It is a common misconception that a mortgage valuation is a HomeBuyers Survey and this can leave home buyers exposed to high repair costs that could have been negotiated with the seller. A mortgage valuation is conducted by the lender’s surveyor to assess the value of the property and they do not provide a detailed report on structural defects.

A HomeBuyers Survey details defects and includes a full appraisal of the property independently to anyone else including the mortgage lender. You can use the information to obtain quotes to fix any defects and gives you the evidence to potentially share the costs with the seller.


Most savvy buyers make sure they get a HomeBuyers survey from an independent surveyor to make sure the property they are buying is free from defects. Call us on 0207 112 5388 to get the best HomeBuyers survey for your property in Belsize Park.

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