Home Buyers Survey Caerphilly

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Caerphilly is a town with a variety of different types of properties such as detached, and semi-detached houses built in the Victorian period as well as larger detached modern properties which can be found in Bartlett St.

You can find Victorian period semi-detached houses along Mountain Road.

Terraced properties can be found in streets such as Small Meadow Court and some properties along Half Acre Court where you can find new builds.

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According to the UK Government's Public Health England, some areas in Caerphilly such as Park Lane and Mountain Road, are in a raised Radon area, with properties built there having a higher chance than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

Properties within the raised radon area have a maximum radon potential of 1-3%. The percentage is the chance of the property being built where Radon emissions might measure above the action level.
Raised levels of noise pollution in the Caerphilly area stemming from road traffic mainly centre on the A469 main road. Properties in streets such as Brynhyfryd Road could suffer from raised levels of noise in the area.

Raised levels of noise pollution also occur from Caerphilly railway station, affecting nearby properties in roads such as Mill Road.
Some properties in the Caerphilly area are built in close proximity to historic coal mines. A search on the Coal Authority's website confirmed that a property in Bradford Street, Caerphilly, CF83 1GA was built within a previously mined area.

In these situations you may be advised to buy a Coal and Brine Search (click to find out more).

CaerphillyCaerphilly County Borough is located in southeast Wales. The northern part of the borough is formed by the broad expanse of the Rhymney Valley. Its main and largest town in the county is Caerphilly town.

The county straddles the border between the historic counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. It is bordered by Cardiff to the southwest, Newport to the southeast, Torfaen to the east, Blaenau Gwent to the northeast, Powys to the north, Merthyr Tydfil to the northwest and Rhondda Cynon Taf to the west.

Listed Building Surveyors Caerphilly

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

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Caerphilly Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Caerphilly County Borough Council at Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Caerphilly, Wales CF82 7PG, telephone 01443 815588, 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.

Local Building Survey in Caerphilly

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Trecenydd, Lansbury Park, Hendredenny Park, Pwllypant, Penyrheol, Wernddu and Watford Park.

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


Home Buyers Survey Caerphilly

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Lawrence Street, Caerphilly CF83 3AJ
  • Charles St, Caerphilly CF83 3AQ
  • Bedwas Rd, Caerphilly CF83 3AS
  • Caerbragdy, Caerphilly CF83 3AL
  • Salop St, Caerphilly CF83 1FX

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Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Caerphilly 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 Caerphilly.

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 aimed at pinpointing issues such as subsidence, damp, cracks, infestation and damage.

The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is non-intrusive and is highly recommended if you are looking at buying a property in Caerphilly.

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 Caerphilly, 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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What’s the difference between a HomeBuyer Report and a Building Survey?

When it comes to property surveys for home buyers there are two main choices.

The first is the RICS HomeBuyer Report; this survey is specifically designed for post-1950s flats/bungalows/maisonettes or houses of standard construction. The report uses a 'traffic light' format to indicate the opinion of the surveyor on the various aspects of the building under consideration. The HomeBuyer Report includes a current market valuation as standard which can be used to compare with your property's agreed asking price.

The second option is the RICS Building Survey; this survey is reserved for older and larger properties that may have had the original fabric of the property altered or have unique features (i.e. a thatched roof). It is the most detailed visual inspection that can be carried out.

While it doesn’t include the property valuation that comes as standard with a HomeBuyer Report, many surveyors will often include in it an estimate of the cost of works for maintenance or upgrades to help with repairs or renovation to the property.