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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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Dorking is mainly in a conservation area and you can find 1920s and later family detached houses in the Deepdene roads in the east of the town. 

There are large Victorian houses in the roads around Knoll Road and red brick 3 and 4-bedroom Victorian houses off Rothes Road. There are smaller Victorian cottages around West Street, South Street and Vincent Street.

Newer houses and new builds can be found in North Holmwood, Dorking's southern suburb. You can find period properties in the centre of town east of South Street. 


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Properties in the northwest boundaries of Dorking which are built in close proximity to the River Mole, in streets such as Pixham Lane, 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).
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Dorking area mainly centre around the main road South Street-A25 and of rail pollution where the railway line crosses London Road - A24.
Your RICS surveyor inspects drains during a survey of a property in Dorking, where the drain cover is accessible and on the site of the property.

If the drains are reported to be blocked you may need to employ a drainage company to inspect the drains with CCTV such as Clearmasters Ltd, Holmwood STW, Brookside, Dorking, RH5 4QH.

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 Dorking

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

RH4 1AW

Dorking Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Mole Valley District Council at Pippbrook, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1SJ, telephone 01306 885001, 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 Dorking

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Leatherhead, Reigate, Great Bookham, Westhumble, Pixham, Little Bookham and Westcott.

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

  • Pledges Yard, 63 Falkland Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 3AD
  • High St, Dorking RH4 1AW
  • 58 Kingston Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7BW
  • 2 Cannon Grove, Fetcham, Leatherhead KT22 9JZ
  • 19 Linden Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7JB

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Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Dorking 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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Fast Availability and
Delivery of Reports

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 Dorking.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Dorking, inspects both the inside and the outside of your property and searches in particular for subsidence, damp, infestations and any cracks or other damage to the property.

The procedure, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is non-intrusive.

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're buying a home in Dorking which shows the signs of damp, or any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey. 

The costs for making good or repairing some of these defects can run into thousands of pounds; however, If identified within a survey you can get quotes for fixing it and either share the costs with the seller, or, in worst case examples, choose not to proceed.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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What does the Building Surveyor bring on site?

The RICS Survey is a defect report and the surveyor has an exhaustive list of checks he is required to carry out as part of his inspection.

He comes armed with a kit box which includes items such as a ladder, binoculars, a key for manhole covers, a damp meter, a camera, a tape measure, a hammer, a compass and various other items to measure, record and facilitate access for his inspection.

Click to read more about a Building Surveyor's Equipment.