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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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Home Buyers Survey Chesterfield

Local Derbyshire 
Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Chesterfield 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.

Home Buyers Survey Chesterfield

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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.

Chesterfield HomeBuyers Survey

Panel of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors - RICS Surveyors

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 HomeBuyers Report Chesterfield and Building Surveys in Chesterfield.

Home Buyer 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 homebuyers survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, if you are thinking of buying a property in Chesterfield 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)
Should any issues be flagged up in the HomeBuyers Survey, our surveyor will tell you what you need to do to get more in-depth advice on the extent and seriousness of the issue affecting your property in Chesterfield and what needs to be done to remedy it. 

If you are worried about a crack or cracks or indeed any other defects that you think your property has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might snowball into many thousands of pounds further down the line. 

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

Home Buyer Survey tips for buying in Chesterfield


Chesterfield consists of historic buildings dating back to the late 18th century. Most of these buildings consist of double bay fronted windows and red brick structure.

There are over 20,000 Grade II listed buildings in chesterfield, Built in the Late 16th or early 17th century. 

 Belper North Mill, also known as Strutt's North Mill in Belper, is one of the Derwent Valley Mills, given UNESCO World Heritage Status in 2001. The mill is sited in Belper, a town in Derbyshire, England, roughly halfway between Derby and Matlock.

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Chesterfield sits on a coalfield, but little visual evidence of mining remains. Its biggest landmark is the Church of St Mary and All Saints with its crooked spire. If you are concerned that a property you are looking to buy is affected by mining then you may want to consider getting a Mining report.
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There are 4 lakes two lakes in Chesterfield, two of the main lakes are Meadowgate and Nethermoor lake. These lakes have previously flooded, but water levels remained around 1 foot (30 cm) below the level at which a lake would normally flood. 

There were severe floods in 2007, these were the result of 80 million cubic metres of rainfall falling on South Yorkshire on 25 June 2007. 

The Meadowgate regulator was closed, and resulted in all four of the Rother Valley Country Park lakes flooding within the next 12 hours, but water levels dropped over the next three days and little damage was caused. 

 If you are concerned that a property you are looking to buy is affected by Flooding then you may want to consider getting a Flood Risk report.
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Some parts of Chesterfield have been affected by industrial and urban pollution. 

The Coalite site was manufacturing chemicals from the liquors produced as a by-product of the adjacent coking plant, and was discharging chlorinated compounds into the river. 

 If you would like further information with regards to pollution you can order an environmental search. The environmental search is a search carried out with an environmental agency that gives details of the past uses of the land and the land in the vicinity of the property and whether such past uses are likely to have caused any potential contamination of the land on which the property is built.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England and contains much of the Peak District national park, the south end of the Pennines and the a portion of the National Forest. It is composed in large part of sparsely populated agricultural land. Adjacent counties include Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Cheshire.

Derby city is the most populated conurbation in the county and Derby is also the main transport hub, offering direct train services to London St Pancras International. Derby is also host to the University of Derby. The next largest town is Chesterfield. There is one motorway in the locale – the M1 – and the nearest large airport is East Midlands Airport, close to the county's southern border.

Attractions include Bolsover Castle, Castleton, Chatsworth House and the National Tramway Museum at Crich. Hardwick Hall near Chesterfield is a superb Elizabethan country house, fascinating from an architectural perspective.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club's alumni include former England fast bowler, Devon Malcolm. Little John, Robin Hood’s right hand, is buried in a huge grave at the church in Hathersage.
 

Listed Building Surveyors Chesterfield

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

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Chesterfield Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Chesterfield Borough Councilch at 85 New Square 
Chesterfield 
S40 1AH
, telephone 01246 345 345, 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 near me in Chesterfield

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Mansfield, Newark, Nottingham, Sheffield, Doncaster, Derby and Worksop.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake surveys in Chesterfield. 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 Chesterfield 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 - 


Home Buyers Survey Chesterfield

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Old Road, S40 3QL
  • Vicarage Walk, S43 4FH
  • Hillside Drive, S43 3AA
  • Orchid Close, S44 5TW
  • Langwith Road, Chesterfield, S44 6LY

 

What equipment does a surveyor use?

RICS Surveyors are equipped with a core set of devices and tools to assist in their inspections of properties that are geared towards uncovering defects which may affect the property’s value or the buyers decision.

The equipment can be split into categories such as; equipment for recording information, measuring equipment, equipment for assessing remote and concealed areas and Health and Safety equipment.

Additional tools can include large screwdrivers, hammers, small crowbars, bolsters, mirrors on extendable poles, borescopes (or boroscopes - tools which allow remote visual inspection of entities such as drains and pipes) and metal detectors to help provide in-depth reports to clients prior to them exchanging contracts.

Click to find out about Building Surveying Equipment