Bridgend HomeBuyers Survey

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"First Class Service. We are more than impressed with the quick, professional service we have received from this company, very clear report with good Photograph, of areas of interest, also the Team followed up the report with a phone call to make sure we understood the information that we had received. EXCELLENT. Thank you"

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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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Bridgend HomeBuyers Survey

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Bridgend 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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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 for you.

A Home Buyer Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey non-intrusively inspects both the external and internal structure of a property for matters which include these, among others; damp, subsidence, infestations, cracks and damage.

Whichever you opt for out of a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, they are both excellent for peace of mind if you are considering buying a property in Bridgend.

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)
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Subsidence Inspection

The surveyor will look for signs of subsidence during the structural survey within the property paying special attention to signs of cracking internally and to the external walls. As a rule, if you can fit the width of a 50p into a crack in a wall, it could be a sign of subsidence. Our surveyors will flag in their reports if they feel you need to instruct a structural engineer to review a crack further.


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Damp Testing

There are numerous reasons why a property can be affected by damp. The Surveyor will take samples in the property using a damp meter and assess the condition of the property to provide a report on whether they feel the property is affected by damp. Further investigations maybe suggested including getting a damp and timber specialist. 


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Identify Infestations

Woodworm, mice, rats and ants are infestations that your don't want in your home. Your surveyor will look for visible signs of mouse droppings, damage to floor boards (when visible) and damage to wiring, carpets or skirting boards


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Asbestos

Prior to its banned use, asbestos was a commonly used building material, particularly as part of cement products, floor tiles and roofing shingles. Asbestos was used for its durability and resistance to heat and is commonly found in artex ceilings, garage roofing and chimney stacks. Your surveyor will confirm if they suspect any materials in the property have asbestos and if so, suggest getting an asbestos surveyor to intrusively taking samples of the asbestos to confirm the type.


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If the Home Buyers Survey shows up any such problems in your property in Bridgend, our appointed surveyor will explain to you what you should do to get more in-depth information about the type and scope of the matter and what is required to fix it.

If you are worried about any defects that you think your property has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might grow to many thousands of pounds as time progresses.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.

Survey tips for properties in Bridgend


Bridgend is a town with a veriety of different types of properties such as detached, semi-detached and terraced. Some of these properties can be found in streets such as Coychurch Road and Bryntirion Hill.
You can find a variety of 1830s detached and semi-detached houses in Chapel Street and Maddocks Place.

Within the local area there are also larger terraced and detached modern properties which can be found in Ffordd Candleston and Bridgend Road for example. Some new build properties in areas near to Bridgend are sold under the Help to Buy scheme, for example those in Derwen View in Brackla.

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According to the UK Government's Public Health England, Bridgend is in a raised Radon area with properties built there having a higher chance than average of experiencing ground radon emission.

Streets including Walter Street and Walters Road have a maximum radon potential of 5-10%. The percentage is the chance of a property being built where Radon emissions might measure above the action level.
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Properties in some areas of Bridgend have a potential risk of being affected by river and surface flooding. According to information from an environmental search, properties in and near to streets such as Brewery Lane and Wyndham Street in close proximity to Ogmore River revealed that there is a potential risk of both surface and river flooding occurring.

Sometimes you will be advised to take out a Flood Risk Report examining these possibilities more deeply. Click to view a Flood Risk Report
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Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Bridgend area mainly stem from traffic from the A473, affecting nearby streets such as Angel Street and Nolton Street.

Rail traffic running through Bridgend also generates higher levels of noise pollution for nearby streets such as Court Road.
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is located in South Wales between two main cities, Cardiff and Swansea. The county includes the River Ogmore, crossed by the original bridge known as The Old Bridge which is a medieval two arched stone footbridge.

Bridgend in Welsh is known as Pen-y-Bont ar Ogwr which is a county surrounded by natural wildlife including Kenfig National Nature Reserve which is known as being the largest freshwater lake in South Wales as well as having the finest wildlife habitats for wild orchids, insects and a variety of different birds. Other open spaces such as Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes and Newbridge Fields can be found within the area.

There is a variety of restaurants and pubs in the area including Nolton Corner, the Star Inn, and West House.

Bridgend is one of the fastest growing town in Wales apart from Cardiff, making the town a focal point of growth for the South Wales region. The town is greatly expanding in size since the early 1980s to present date.
 

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Bridgend Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Bridgend County Borough Council at Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend CF31 4WB, telephone 01656 643643, 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.

RICS Find a surveyor in Bridgend

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Bryntirion, Wildmill, Brackla, Lalestone, Oldcastle, Cefn Glas and Simonstone.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake surveys in Bridgend. 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 Bridgend we'll be able to give you the detailed report you need to know what defects there are with your property.

You can see some of our expert surveyors by clicking here - 


Recently completed Home Buyers Survey in Bridgend:


  • St Marie Steet, Bridgend CF31 3EG
  • Ewenny Rd,Bridgend CF31 3HP
  • Phyllis Ave, Bridgend CF31 3DD
  • Cheltenham Terrace, Bridgend CF31 3AH
  • Sunnyside Rd, Bridgend CF31 4AF

 

How long do I have to wait for my survey?

When you instruct Sam Conveyancing to complete a survey on a property you will receive an email from us stating all the information that you need to know about your survey.

Once our surveyor has completed the survey at the property they will call you when they are back in their office between 4pm-6pm on the same the day to inform you if they found any defects at the property.

The surveyor will then type up the report and email it directly to you 5 working days later. However, If following the survey the surveyor feels the report is going to take longer to produce than the normal time frame, due to the amount of detail required, then they’ll advise you of when the survey report will be made available to you.