Home Buyers Survey Bishop Auckland

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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 Bishop Auckland Home Buyers Survey


Bishop Auckland is a historic town and is thought to have existed at its present site as early as the seventh century. It is referenced in 1000AD as land given to the Earl of Northumberland as a result of his defence of the church against the Scots. Development of the town skyrocketed after the building of the Bishop Auckland railway station in 1842 where the first rail link was to Crook a nearby town.

Bishop Auckland has a wide variety of architecture including Large Victorian properties can be found on Etherley Lane and Edwardian properties can be found on Durham Road. There is a new build development containing 2-4 bedroom houses that are ideal for families known as Laburnum Grove.

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Flood warnings and alerts in Bishop Auckland are sometimes issued for those streets and houses in the vicinity of the River Gaunless, such as St Andrews Road and Mill Lane.

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).
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Bishop Auckland area include Aintree Drive and Holdforth Drive due to the A689. The A688 also raises noise pollution on streets such as Aldhun Close and Dilks Street.
Parts of the north of Bishop Auckland are in raised radon areas. Streets affected by this include Etherley Lane and Gibbon Street.

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.

DurhamCounty Durham is a county located in the north of England and its coastline is on the North Sea. Its county town is Durham which is a historic city and is host to the beautiful Durham Castle. The county is perhaps most famously known for Durham Cathedral, otherwise known as The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, first opened in 1018, as well as the collegiate Durham University that was first established in 1832.

The county's major population centres include Darlington, Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees. Surrounding counties are Tyne and Wear and Northumberland to the north, Cumbria to the west and North Yorkshire to the south.

The unitary authority for the majority of County Durham is Durham County Council, however Darlington, Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees have their own unitary authorities.

County Durham contains many national parks like the North Pennines, Hamsterley Forest and the High Force Waterfall. North Pennines is a section of the Pennines famous for mining and birdwatching.

The only motorway in the county is the A1(M) but there are many dual carriageways with the main ones being the A68 and the A688.

Listed Building Surveyors Bishop Auckland

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

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Bishop Auckland Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Durham County Council at County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL, telephone 0300 026 0000, 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 Bishop Auckland

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Binchester, Toronto, Escomb, Coundon, Coundon Grange, Shildon and Tindale.

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


Home Buyers Survey Bishop Auckland

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Victoria Ave, Bishop Auckland DL14 7JH
  • Cockton Hill Rd, Bishop Auckland DL14 6HS
  • Newgate St, Bishop Auckland DL14 7EJ
  • Woodhouse Ln, Bishop Auckland DL14 6LB
  • Market Pl, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP

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Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Bishop Auckland 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 Bishop Auckland.

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.

Choosing the right survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, to get is important however both a HomeBuyers Report and a Building Survey will identify any suspicions of the main defects discussed below.

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 Bishop Auckland 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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FREE Online Conveyancing Process for Buyers

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?

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 you are looking to buy in Bishop Auckland: 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 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. Need a HomeBuyers Survey? Call us on 0333 344 3234.

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