Home Buyers Survey Earley

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Earley has a great mix of housing, from the Victorian period onwards, and a large number of listed buildings, such as the North and South Lodges in Whiteknights Road (both early 19th century).

The town grew rapidly before and after the second world war, becoming a town in 1974, hence the predomination of 1930s-1950s standard construction housing.

Lower Earley developed as a private estate from 1977 onwards (it continued into the 1980s and 1990s) and has many properties, from studio flats to modern mansions. .

There are new build developments such as Croft Gardens in Hyde End Road and Castle Walk in Wensley Road, where you can also find shared ownership flats.


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Earley consists of slowly permeable, seasonally wet, slightly acid but base-rich loamy and clayey soils. Soils have impeded drainage - the effect is more severe and winter waterlogging results in very wet ground conditions.
Earley and Lower Earley have a number of new build developments completed and under construction. When buying a new build property make sure to get a snagging report to ensure the build quality of the finished property is up to standard. Read more about - What is a Snagging Report?
Property valuation surveys are required for Help to Buy Equity release settlements.

In a property valuation on Wyatt Cresent, Lower Earley, Reading, RG6 3WH, our surveyor explains the condition and construction of the proeprty and then provided comparable properties to support an assessment of the current market value.

BerkshireBerkshire is a county which touches a small part of the borders of West London. It is a home county (because it borders Greater London) and is often called Royal Berkshire because it contains Windsor and Windsor Castle. It hosts a number of iconic UK landmarks such as Ascot (Ascot Racecourse), Wentworth (Golf Course), Sunningdale (Golf Course), Virginia Water and Windsor Great Park and Eton School. Virginia Water was the first postcode area where the average property price exceeded one million.

Like many of the home counties, there are many essentially commuter dormitory settlements which house London workers. Reading (which is Berkshire's county town) in particular is a larger one and is popular because of its very fast rail links with Central London - there are many one-stop services to London Paddington and it is also due to be the western terminus of the Crossrail line.

Listed Building Surveyors Earley

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

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Earley Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Reading Borough Council at Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, RG1 2LU, telephone 0118 937 3787, 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 Earley

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Lower Earley, Wokingham, Woodley, Winnersham, Sindlesham, Tokers Green and Reading.

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


Home Buyers Survey Earley

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Dove Close, Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 4HU
  • Gabriels Square, Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire RG6 3WN
  • Hilmanton Road, Lower Earley, Berkshire, RG6 4HN
  • Hartsbourne Road, Lower Earley, Berkshire, RG6 5PY
  • Langdale Gardens, Shinfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 5TX

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Earley 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 Earley.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A 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.

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 Home Buyers 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 Earley 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.
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Does your surveyor check the chimney?

If you're buying a period property which features a chimney you will want to ensure there are no defects or issues with pointing that may cause you issues in the future.

Your RICS surveyor will assess the exterior of a chimney usually from ground level or a nearby vantage point/accessible flat roof to note any issues visible and advise accordingly.

Internally your surveyor will visually check for any signs of structural movement and that the flue is clear, however, this is only possible if accessible.

You should note, however, that surveyors are not structural engineers and so they may advise a further inspection is carried out by such a suitable specialist if suspicions of defects are noted.