Home Buyers Survey Flitwick

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Flitwick is a small town in Bedfordshire, known as hamlet since at least 1381. It hosts Flitwick Manor, built in 1632. Its population has expanded rapidly in recnet years and has been a spur to house building.

Property styles are varied, from the occasional large Victorian house, such as you find in Brookes Road, to the many semi-detached houses built in various periods, such as the bay-fronted Victorian ones in Kings Road to the classic 1950s style ones in Station Road and, for example, town houses in Beaumont Mews, among others.

New build developments include the detached houses and bungalows in the High Street and the detached houses in Steppingley Road


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Properties in Flitwick which are built in close proximity to the River Flit/River Fit, in streets such as Dunstable Road and Greenfield Road, are an in area where flood alerts are issued 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).
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, parts of Flitwick, including streets such as The Hawthorns and Pilgrims Close, are in a raised radon area, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

The raised Radon area has a maximum radon potential of 3-5% (the percentage is the chance of a property being built where Radon emissions might measure above the action level).

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.
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Flitwick area mainly centre around the main road – Dunstable Road, A5120, affecting some roads nearby such as Fir Tree Close and Vicarage Hill.

BedfordshireBedfordshire is often abbreviated to Beds and is a county located to the East of England. It is a ceremonial county and a historic county, covered by three unitary authorities: Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, and Luton. Bedfordshire is bordered by Cambridgeshire to the northeast, Northamptonshire to the north, Buckinghamshire to the west and Hertfordshire to the southeast.

Bedford itself is halfway between Oxford and Cambridge and a railway line nicknamed the Varsity or Brain Line used to connect the two universities. Bedfordshire contains the Chiltern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, as well as Woburn Abbey and Safari Park. John Bunyan, author of the Pigrim's Progress, was from the county (born Elstow, just south of Bedford) and actually spent 12 years in Bedford Gaol for his nonconformist views regarding the restoration of the monarchy!

Listed Building Surveyors Flitwick

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

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Flitwick Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Central Bedfordshire Council at Priory House Monks Walk Chicksands Shefford Bedfordshire SG17 5TQ, telephone 0300 300 8300, 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 Flitwick

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Millbrook, Ampthill, Maulden, Greenfield, Pulloxhill, Westoning and Steppingley.

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


Home Buyers Survey Flitwick

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Catherine Rd, Flitwick, Bedford, Central Bedfordshire MK45 1DD
  • 7 Milton Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1QA
  • 15 Station Rd, Flitwick, Bedford MK45 1DP
  • 4 Neotsbury Road Ampthill Bedfordshire MK45 2SU
  • 133 High Street, Clophill, Bedford, Bedfordshire MK45 4BJ

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Flitwick 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 Flitwick.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey is a visual inspection of the grounds and the internal/external structure of the property and identifies defects such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

Some of these defects you may not even see or know what to look for which makes getting a Home Buyers Survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, if you're thinking of buying a property in Flitwick, incredibly important.

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 Flitwick 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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What’s the difference between a HomeBuyer Report and a Building Survey?

When it comes to property surveys for home buyers there are two main choices.

The first is the RICS HomeBuyer Report; this survey is specifically designed for post-1950s flats/bungalows/maisonettes or houses of standard construction. The report uses a 'traffic light' format to indicate the opinion of the surveyor on the various aspects of the building under consideration. The HomeBuyer Report includes a current market valuation as standard which can be used to compare with your property's agreed asking price.

The second option is the RICS Building Survey; this survey is reserved for older and larger properties that may have had the original fabric of the property altered or have unique features (i.e. a thatched roof). It is the most detailed visual inspection that can be carried out.

While it doesn’t include the property valuation that comes as standard with a HomeBuyer Report, many surveyors will often include in it an estimate of the cost of works for maintenance or upgrades to help with repairs or renovation to the property.