Home Buyers Survey Cobham

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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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Cobham village's St Andrew's Church dates back to the 12th century, however the arrival of the railway in the 1880s saw an increase in its population and development, which continued in the 20th century.

A 1960s improvement scheme resulted in a widening of the High Street which resulted in a few historic buildings being demolished, with the shops replacing them often having glass fronts.

Soils are slowly permeable, seasonally wet, slightly acid but base-rich loamy and clayey. Most properties, barring the odd period surviving homes from the Victorian and Edwardian era, are comparatively modern and there are many semi-detached houses.

There are new build developments, such as the low-rise flats in Portsmouth Road and larger modern family homes around, particularly in Fairbourne.

Cobham also has many retirement homes, such as Churchfield House, Cobham Grange, Cobham Park and Winstanley Close/Walk (in Lushington Drive).


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Cobham's south west is in the snaking flood plain of the River Mole and properties built in roads in close proximity to the river, such as Downside Bridge Road and Anvil Lane, have been 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).
Some properties in Cobham may be located in an area which is subject to a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).

The Community Infrastructure Levy is a planning charge, introduced by the Planning Act 2008 as a tool for local authorities in England and Wales to help deliver infrastructure to support the development of their area. It came into force on 6 April 2010 through the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010. Development may be liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), if your local planning authority has chosen to set a charge in its area.

Click to find out more about the Community Infrastructure Levy(CIL)
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads are particularly notable around the intersection of the M25 and the A3 in the Cobham area.

SurreySurrey is located in the south east of England and is well known for its high property prices and leafy areas. Guildford is the county town, however Surrey County Council can be found just up the A3 in the neighbouring town Kingston Upon Thames. It was in Dorking in Surrey at the White Horse where Charles Dickens wrote much of his Pickwick Papers and apparently based many of the characters on local people

The University of Surrey can be found in Guildford, however Surrey also hosts the Royal Holloway University of London (Egham), University of Law & Kingston University. HG Wells, writer of War of the Worlds, lived at Horsell Common in Woking in Surrey when he wrote the book and this is where, in the book, the Martians first land on Earth.

Listed Building Surveyors Cobham

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

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Cobham Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Elmbridge Borough Council at Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD, telephone 01372 474 474, 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 Cobham

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Guildford, Byfleet, Weybridge, Hersham, Esher, Mayford and East Horsley.

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


Home Buyers Survey Cobham

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Hollyhedge Court Hollyhedge Rd, Cobham KT11 3DG
  • 20 Marrowells, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 9RN
  • 120 Molesey Road, Hersham, Surrey, KT12 4RD
  • 25 Waterloo Court, Mayfield Road, Hersham, Walton on Thames, Surrey, KT12 5AD
  • 8 Brooklands Court, West Field Parade, Byfleet, KT15 3LF

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Cobham 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 Cobham.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey is completed by a qualified RICS surveyor and delivers a visual inspection of the property in Cobham and the surrounding garden. The aim of the survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is to identify potential risks or defects that you may not know are there such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

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 shows up any such problems, 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 in Cobham 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.
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Can a RICS surveyor comment on the removal of a load bearing wall?

If the seller has removed a wall, or you are planning to remove a wall in the property then a RICS surveyor cannot definitively confirm if the wall is or is not load bearing because their inspection is only visual. The surveyor may give their opinion, however it will come with a caveat that you should obtain an intrusive assessment to confirm.

Before the removal of a load bearing wall, you should always instruct a local structural engineer in Cobham to provide their definitive opinion on if the wall is or is not a load bearing wall.

Read more about load bearing walls here.