Home Buyers Survey Buckinghamshire

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Buckinghamshire is host to a large section of the Chiltern Hills and much of it is classed as Green Belt. It hosts Chequers, the country house of the UK Prime Minister, built in the 16th century and located near Ellesborough, and Bletchley Park, where the Enigma Code was cracked during the 2nd World War.

The most densely-populated urban area is Milton Keynes but the towns of High Wycombe, Amersham, Chesham and the Chalfonts host much of the county's population: these towns are all part of the London commuter belt.

Properties in Milton Keynes are all post-war and largely consist of standard construction detached, semi-detached and terraced houses along with purpose-built flats. Milton Keynes itself has seen some redevelopment in the last 20 or so years. 

Older period properties can be found in the older towns, villages and hamlets such as Marlow. Beaconsfield is a highly affluent town and has some very large detached homes, some of which are period properties but many are 'knock downs', where the original property was knocked down and a new one built in its place.

There are many newer developments, particularly in the more densely populated areas.


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Properties in Buckinghamshire which are built near to major water courses such as the Rivers Thame, Chess, Misbourne and Great Ouse 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).
In section E4 of the HomeBuyer Report, a RICS surveyor reviews the Windows in a property. It will be highlighted if there are any double glazed windows for a very important reason.

Since 2002, double glazing should have either building regulation approval or should have been installed by a contractor registered with FENSA (a government approved trade association). If the double glazing was installed before April 2002, enforceable guarantees for the installation should be available.
In section G1 of the HomeBuyer Report, the surveyor makes comment about the Electrics.

The surveyor is not qualified to test the electrics which is why the report states "Safety warning: The Electrical Safety Council recommends that you should get a registered electrician to check the property and its electrical fittings at least every 10 years, or on change of occupancy. All electrical installation work undertaken after 1 January 2005 should have appropriate certification. For more advice contact the Electrical Safety Council".

BuckinghamshireBuckinghamshire is a county which touches the western edges of the Greater London Area and is mainly rural in aspect. Many of the towns and villages on the eastern edges of the county serve as commuter dormitories for London workers, such as Amersham, Chesham and the Chalfonts. The section of the Chiltern Line, which links Aylesbury with London Marylebone via Amersham, has streamlined this daily journey for many workers in the City of London. Buckinghamshire's county town is Buckingham, but there are a number of larger settlements such as High Wycombe and Aylesbury. 

There is considerable affluence in many parts of the county, such as around Fulmer, Gerrards Cross, Farnham Common and Stoke Poges. Denham Golf Club, which has its own station on the Chiltern Line, is the haunt of many celebrities who have dwellings in the area. The county is the site of the first modern private university to receive a charter, the University of Buckingham. Buckinghamshire has number of areas of outstanding natural beauty, such as Burnham Beeches and the Chilterns (including the Chess Valley).

Listed Building Surveyors Buckinghamshire

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

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Buckinghamshire Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Buckinghamshire Local Authority Councils at their address, telephone their local number, 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 Buckinghamshire

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Aylesbury, Buckingham, High Wycombe, Amersham, Chesham, Barton and Marlow.

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

  • Viridian Square, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 7FX
  • 33 Highbridge Road, Aylesbury Bucks, HP21 7RX
  • 67 Fremantle Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 8EH
  • 42 New Meadow Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 7AW
  • 40 Albert St, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1LZ

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Buckinghamshire 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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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 Buckinghamshire.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A 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, if you are considering buying a property in Buckinghamshire, incredibly important.

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 you are concerned about any defects with any property you are looking at buying in Buckinghamshire, 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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Why do I need a survey if I have had a Mortgage Valuation?

A property survey is different from a mortgage valuation report. A valuation is a cursory look at a property to assess how much it is worth and whether it is suitable for a mortgage, this will include a note of any major works that might affect the value of the property however It is not a detailed inspection of the property’s condition.

Before buying a property, it’s a good idea to get a professional to carry out a thorough inspection. The Building survey and Homebuyers report will make you aware of problems with the property structure, repairs or alterations that need to be made and risk associated with the property.

Buying a new home is likely to be the most expensive purchase you ever make so it’s important to make sure you’re making a sound investment that won’t result in you losing money in the long run.