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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 Brentford Home Buyers Survey


Brentford's housing mostly consists of properties from the 19th and 20th centuries and has seen substantial redevelopment of its original industrial area south of the A4/M4 and of its waterfronts, namely Brentford Dock and Brentford Marina.

You can find Victorian terrace properties along the Great West Road, modern tower blocks along Green Dragon Lane, 1930s-era council estates such as the Clayponds (many properties here have been sold under Right to Buy) which mainly consists of low-rise duplex blocks and new build developments, particularly around Brentford Dock, which are mainly low-rise purpose-built flats.

New developments are constantly going up in the Green Dragon Lane area with some affordable housing provision and there are also housing associations around that area, some of which offer Help to Buy.



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Properties the south of Brentford built next to the River Brent and next to the River Thames, such as in Brent Way and Augustus Close, are subject to flood warnings and 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).
Wind energy is one of several alternative energy sources; however, location of wind farms or turbines can be contentious due to visual and auditory impact on the surrounding area.

A recent Environmental Search for a property in Kew Bridge Road, Brentford, London, TW8 0RF stated that the dwelling was within 4km of existing or proposed wind farms or wind turbines.
A recent Environmental Search for a property in Kew Bridge Road, Brentford, London, TW8 0RF, stated that the dwelling was within 50m of an area with potential for natural ground instability.

The British Geological Survey has assessed the area of search as having moderate potential for natural ground instability. This does not necessarily mean there is cause for concern in terms of the property's stability. 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. A house buyers survey is advised to look for signs of property damage that may indicate poor natural ground conditions.

LondonMiddlesex is a county located in south east of England, however many parts of Middlesex are now commonly known as part of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring counties.

Strictly speaking Middlesex as a concept is only kept in existence by many people continuing to name it as a county on postal addresses and other contributors such as Middlesex County Cricket Club, whose home ground is at Lord's in St John's Wood, just outside Central London. It is still loved despite it not having any form of administrative function etc.

People hearing about Middlesex assume it was/is a large county because of the amount of Greater London territory (West and North London and Westminster, with the Thames as its southern boundary) which lies within its borders. It is actually the second smallest county in the UK. Middlesex was established in the Anglo-Saxon system from the territory of the Middle Saxons. The largely low-lying county's soil is dominated by clay in its north and alluvium on gravel in its south.

Middlesex contains locations as diverse as Teddington (where the tidal Thames normally finishes), Enfield, Notting Hill, Ickenham, Ealing (where the famous film studios which produced so much early film comedy still exists), Hampstead and Southall.

Listed Building Surveyors Brentford

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

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Brentford Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting London Borough of Hounslow Council at Civic Centre, Lampton Rd, Hounslow, Greater London TW3 4DN, telephone 020 8583 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 Brentford

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Richmond, Isleworth, Chiswick, Hanwell, Northfields, Walthamstow and Kew.

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

  • Laval House, Ealing Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0GQ
  • High St, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 8AT
  • Flat 10, 41-42 Kew Bridge Road, Brentford, London, TW8 0RF
  • 8 Wickham House, 14 King Street, Richmond TW9 1ND
  • 9 Almond Grove, Brentford, MIddlesex, TW8 8NP

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Local Middlesex 
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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Brentford 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 Brentford.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey is a visual inspection of the grounds and the internal/external structure of the property and identifies defects such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

Some of these defects you may not even see or know what to look for which makes getting a Home Buyers Survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, incredibly important when you are considering buying a home in Brentford.

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 in your property in Brentford 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 any other defects then you MUST get a RICS 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.


 

Why can’t I have a HomeBuyer Report on a thatched cottage?

Any property older than 70years/that has had the original fabric of the structure altered/or has a unique feature like a thatched roof is best catered for by a building survey.

The HomeBuyer Report comes in a standard format and anything that falls outside of that, such as an older property where the original build materials have decayed, won’t be adequately addressed and will require the bespoke nature of reporting that comes with a Building Survey.