Home Buyers Survey Epping

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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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Top tips for a Epping Home Buyers Survey


Epping has many different styles of property, from Victorian and Edwardian cottages and houses to very modern developments. The Great Eastern Railway arrived in 1865, which encouraged London commuters to live there and housing to develop.

Kendal Avenue in particular has large detached houses. In Tower Road, the Arboretum has 149 new build flats and houses (38 affordable) and there are some homes offered under shared ownership. The ex-council houses around Coronation Hill, built in the 20th century, are well built.



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Properties in Epping built in close proximity to the tributaries and channels brooks such as Cobbin's Brook and Cripsey Brook, in streets such Stewards Green Road and Coopersale Street, are in areas which are sometimes subject to flood 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).
A recent Environmental Search for a property in Amesbury Close, Epping, CM16 4JA 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 roads in the Essex area are at their highest where the M11 and M25 intersect and affects roads nearby to these roads, such as Ivy Chimneys road, Theydon Road and Mount Road.

EssexEssex is not only a coastal county (the North Sea is to its east) but a home county because it touches Greater London on its eastern borders. Its settlements vary from Colchester, which is very historical and used to be the capital of England as Camulodunum, to Southend, a seaside resort, to Basildon, which is a comparatively modern urban development. The western side of Essex hosts many London workers and there are fast rail links to, for example, Shenfield from London Liverpool Street which aid many city workers.

Essex's county town is Chelmsford (and is the county's only city), where Essex County Cricket Club are based. Essex hosts Stansted Airport and attractions such as the Lakeside Shopping Centre, near Thurrock and Epping Forest, a popular forest for camping and other activities. A large proportion of Essex's boundaries are water (the River Thames and the North Sea), the remainder includes Greater London, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk. Kent is across the River Thames to the south.

Listed Building Surveyors Epping

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

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Epping Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Epping Forest District Council at Civic Offices, High Street, Epping, Essex CM16 4BZ, telephone 01992 564000, 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 Epping

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Harlow, Cheshunt, Loughton, Waltham Abbey, Brentwood, Ponders End and Theydon Bois.

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


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Recently completed surveys near you:

  • 37a Amesbury Close, Epping, Essex, CM16 4JA
  • 19 Allnutts Road, Epping, Essex, CM16 7BD
  • 4 Hobbs Cross Cottages, Theydon Garnon, Epping, Essex, CM16 7NY
  • 16 Pike Way, North Weald, Epping, Essex, CM16 6BL
  • 37a Amesbury Close, Epping, CM16 4JA

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Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Epping 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 Epping.

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 Epping 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 Epping 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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Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

People, particularly first time buyers, have been known to confuse a mortgage valuation with a HomeBuyers Survey. This confusion can prove costly and end up in a home buyer having to spend money on expensive repair costs which should have been divided up with the seller with this reflected in a reduction in the original sale price. Your lender conducts its own mortgage valuation to calculate the value of the property you are trying to buy in Epping and this is in no sense a report on structural defects.

A HomeBuyers Survey notes defects as well as including a full valuation of a property independently of the mortgage lender or anyone else. The information in it can be used to get quotes for the cost of fixing any issues and presents evidence for bargaining with the seller about sharing repair costs, if appropriate, or even deciding not to go ahead with buying a property. Call 0333 344 3234 and speak to our experts to book your HomeBuyers Survey.

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