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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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We keep the house survey cost down regardless of what property survey you need and tell you how much does a survey cost.

Home Buyers Survey Epsom

Local Surrey 
Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Epsom 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.

Home Buyers Survey Epsom

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.

Epsom HomeBuyers Survey

Panel of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors - RICS Surveyors

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 HomeBuyers Report Epsom and Building Surveys in Epsom.

Home Buyer Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS 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 buy your home.

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)
The Home Buyer Survey will report on issues found, however you need to make sure that you choose the right Home Buyer Survey for your property because some defects require further detail and this is best served by booking a Building Survey.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.

Home Buyer Survey tips for buying in Epsom


Epsom has plenty of excellent Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian houses (and also Victorian cottages) in the locale as well as detached and semi-detached properties from the 1920s and 1930s. The town centre also has modern flats.

Large Victorian and Edwardian houses can be found around Burgh Heath Road. You can also find large detached 1920s houses there and around the Ewell Downs Road. St Martin's Avenue has larger modern houses.

The streets around Ashley Road have very attractive Victorian cottages and you find Arts & Crafts houses from the 1920s and 1930s around the Wilmerhatch Lane area.

Five new estates have been built in the last 12 years, namely Manor Park, Livingstone Park, Clarendon Park, Elements and Noble Park, with a total of more than 1,800 homes. Some of these have been sold under shared ownership terms. 


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According to the UK Government's Public Health England, much of Epsom is in a raised Radon area, in streets such as Dudley Grove and Woodcote Close, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

If you are concerned that a property you are buying is in an area of raised Radon, please click to visit Public Health England's UK Radon Map. Click also to find out more about Radon, Radon property searches and much more.
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Hair line cracks in rendering do not always mean you have subsidence. The surveyor should review them and make comments to confirm whether they feel you require a subsidence survey by a structural engineer or if these are typical of rendered elevations, that are caused by thermal movement (otherwise known as 'shrinkage') and are not considered a significant concern.

Read more about - What is subsidence?
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The following are roads where there are small signs of radon gas which you may wish to get further checked via a radon search through your solicitor:

  • Ashley Avenue, Epsom, KT18
  • South Street, Epsom, KT18
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 Epsom

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

KT19 8BE

Epsom Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Epsom & Ewell Borough Council at Town Hall, The Parade, Epsom KT18 5BY, telephone 01372 732 000, 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 near me in Epsom

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Ewell, Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Sutton, Chessington, Cheam and Tattenham Corner.

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

You can see some of our expert surveyors by clicking here - 


Home Buyers Survey Epsom

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Castle Avenue, East Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 2PL
  • Covelly Court, 27a Alexandra Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 4BX
  • Providence Place, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 4BB
  • Gatley Avenue, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 9NQ
  • Shawley Way, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5PG

 

Why do I need a survey?

The conveyancing process operates on the principle of ‘caveat emptor’ which means ‘let the buyer beware’ and it can be broken down in the following way.

Your solicitors make sure the property is legally okay to buy, the mortgage lender makes sure the property is financially okay to buy and the surveyor you hire to carry out a homebuyer report/building survey makes sure the property is structurally okay to buy.

In light of this, the purpose of the survey is to make sure you are aware of any defects present in the property when you buy it. If defects are found, then the survey gives you the opportunity to bargain with the seller, whether it be a reduction in price or an agreement that the seller makes good on the work necessary before purchase.