Home Buyers Survey Enfield

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Enfield's St Andrew's Church dates from the 14th century and has some excellent Georgian houses, with even older houses in the country lanes of the Clay Hill area. Victorian flat-fronted cottages can be found in Gentleman's Row and River View overlooking or backing onto the New River.

Bush Hill Park has detached and semi-detached houses from the Edwardian period and the 1920s and elsewhere there are any number of Victorian, Edwardian and 1920s and 1930s semi-detached and terrace housing. Browning Road and the streets around it have many Victorian terrace properties.

There are a number of new developments including Enfield Central, which when completed is set to offer studio flats as well as 1 and 2 bedroom flats and 2-bedroom duplexes. The properties will be made from newly built blocks and office-to-residential conversion.



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Housing built near to Salmon's Brook in Enfield, such as in The Chase or Windmill Gardens, is 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).
Enfield – ground stab
A recent Environmental Search for a property in Kynaston Road, Enfield, EN2 0DB noted that there was a moderate potential for natural ground instability in the area within 50m of the property.

This finding did not necessarily mean that there was a cause for concern in terms of the property's stability: active subsidence depends on local conditions such as the proximity of trees. A house buyers survey is advised to look for signs of property damage that may indicate poor natural ground conditions.
Raised levels of noise pollution from road traffic in Enfield are at their highest around the ring of roads of London Road, Southbury Road and Genotin Road, affecting streets nearby such as Tiptree Drive and Essex Road.

Raised levels of noise pollution from railways centre around Enfield Station, which is a terminus, and the railway going southwards, and affect nearby streets such as Beverley Close and Waddington Close.

LondonGreater London is an area which contains London, the capital of the United Kingdom (which itself centres on the Cities of London and Westminster) and a number of surrounding boroughs which are administered as London boroughs and which are the overall executive responsibility of the Mayor of London. It contains a large number of constituencies, each represented by an MP and it should be noted that these are not the same as nor even always continguous with the borders of the boroughs.

Many parts of Greater London were originally administered by the counties which surround London and these counties are often called the home counties. Enfield, for example, used to be classed as being part of Middlesex, but is now near the northern border of Greater London. Greater London's borders often coincide with a zone of 'green belt': areas where it has been decided that open spaces, parks, forests and wildlife reserves should act as a buffer against urban sprawl. London has numerous landmarks, anything from Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament to Karl Marx's grave in Highgate Cemetery.

Greater London contains more than 9 million inhabitants, a number growing daily, and as this is approximately 1/7 of the population of the UK, it can be seen that Greater Londoners have a large influence on the rest of the country politically and this is enhanced by the concentration of skilled workers gravitating towards the capital.

Listed Building Survey Enfield

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

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Building Survey Enfield Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Enfield London Borough Council at Civic Centre Silver Street Enfield EN1 3XA, telephone 0208 8379 6023, or you can check the local authority website.

Read the following article if you are thinking about building an extension .

Local Building Survey Enfield

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Waltham Cross, East Barnet, Gordon Hill, Forty Hill, Oakwood, Sunnymeads and Bush Hill Park.

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


Home Buyers Survey Enfield

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Beechcroft Lodge 5 Crescent Rd, Enfield, Greater London EN2 7BL
  • 24 Canonbury Road, Enfield, EN1 3LW
  • 39 Park Avenue, Enfield, Greater London, EN1 2HH
  • 12 Clydach Road, Enfield, Greater London, EN1 3SL
  • Flat 33, Acer Court, 21 Enstone Rd, Enfield, EN3 7WT

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Enfield 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 Enfield.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey identifies many different defects or potential risks that can be found within a property and is an essential part of any home buying process. The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is completed by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered Surveyor so they are fully trained to provide you with the detail you need to give you the salient facts when you are looking to buy your home in Enfield.

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 they find any issues during the inspection, our Surveyor will flag them up in the Home Buyers Survey and give you advice on what you should do to solve them.

If you are concerned about woodworm in connection with buying or selling a property in Enfield, or any other defects with the property 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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My estate agent told me I don’t need a survey

Fortunately we only come across this on occasion. As we know, English Law puts the emphasis on the buyer in a conveyancing transaction to complete all reasonable checks on the property prior to exchange.

This is explained by the legal term caveat emptor  which is the principle that the buyer alone is responsible for checking the quality and suitability of goods before a purchase is made.

Although the estate agent’s intentions may be pure in advising against a survey, in the event of a buyer moving into a property and finding that there are defects that would have been identified in the simplest of RICS surveyor checks, there is no recourse to the estate agent after the fact.

If the surveyor does not identify any significant defects, then the buyer can complete the purchase with peace of mind, however if defects are identified then an informed decision can be made on whether to proceed with the purchase prior to being contractually tied in.

A survey does also on occasion provide an opportunity to renegotiate on price based on newly identified problems not spotted on first inspection.

An estate agent is paid on completion as is the vendor therefore their drivers for additional property checks are very different to those of the buyers’.