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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 Grantham Home Buyers Survey


Grantham is a market town in the Kesteven area of Lincolnshire County. It essentially developed when the railway arrived in 1850 and has a number of properties surviving from that era (mid-Victorian), particularly terrace houses.

Development continued into the 20th century, with much housing being built in the interwar period and continuing postwar.

In the 1970s, new housing estates, such as Green Hill, were built to the west of the town centre and the housing estate around Springfield Road was built from 2007. Housing mainly consists of standard construction 3-bedroom semi-detached and terrace properties, with some larger detached houses, the latter in areas like Harrowby Lane, Harlaxton and Waterside Drive.

New build developments include the building of detached houses in Barrowby Road and the semi-detached houses in Cressbrook Road.


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Properties in Grantham built close to the River Witham, in streets such Belton Lane and Harrow Street, are in an area where flood warnings and 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, some parts of Grantham, including streets such as Beacon Lane and Woodlans Drive, 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 10-30% (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.
Overhead lines and phone masts can be contentious and may have a visual impact on the surrounding area.

A recent Environmental Search reported that a property in Gleneagles, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 9QJ, has overhead power lines or mobile phone masts within 250m of the property.

Lincolnshire Lincolnshire is a county in the east of England and its county town in Lincoln, which is where the county council is situated. Land use here is predominantly agricultural. It is the second largest of the English ceremonial counties.

It is notable for not having any major urban areas, although the coastal population can rapidly rise seasonally because of the coast’s popularity with tourists visiting places such as Skegness and Mablethorpe. The ambience is predominantly rural, with, for example, shops in most areas remaining closed on Sundays.

The county is particularly popular also with birdwatchers, who flock(!) to the fenland areas in the southeast of the county and the nature reserves at Gibraltar Point, Saltfleetby and Theddlethorpe.

Villages are generally self-contained. The county borders Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire. Additionally, it has a border with Northamptonshire in the south: the shortest county boundary at a tiny 20 yards/18 metres.

Lincoln has two universities, the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University.

Listed Building Surveyors Grantham

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

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Grantham Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting South Kesteven District Council at Council Offices, St Peters Hill, Grantham NG31 6PZ, telephone 01476 406 080, 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 Grantham

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Bingham, Newark-on-Trent, Sleaford, Sheet and Billingborough.

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


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Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Scarsdale Way, Grantham, NG31 7FY
  • 51 Harrowby Cres, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 7TG
  • 5 Gleneagles, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 9QJ
  • 37 Town End, Wilsford, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3NX
  • 18 St Peter's Hill, Grantham NG31 6AA

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Grantham 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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Delivery of Reports

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 Grantham.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey non-intrusively inspects both the external and internal structure of a property for matters which include; damp, subsidence, infestations, cracks and damage.

The goal of the Home Buyers Survey, whether the Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or the HomeBuyers Report, is to provide reassurance when buying a home and this is the case if you are considering buying a property in Grantham.

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 flags up any of these defects in your property in Grantham then our surveyor explains what you need to do to get further advice on how to investigate them and get It resolved. 

If you are concerned about your property has any other defects then you MUST get a RICS Home Buyers Survey as the costs for repairing the defects can run into thousands of pounds. If you can identify the defect before you purchase then you can get quotes for fixing it and either share the costs with the seller, or, in worst case examples, choose not to proceed.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Includes online checklists, videos, downloads and tips - plus it is completely free to use from start to finish and saves your progress along the way.


 

Can I be present during my Building Survey?

As standard, surveyors do not allow clients on site with them for several reasons. Most importantly, surveyors have a third party liability insurance that covers them whilst they are on the property in the unlikely event of any damages, this does not extend to the client and as such the surveyor would be liable in the event of any damages to the property.

The other reason is that the surveyor is there to do a job and has a long list of defects to look out for which requires their full attention. The presence of the client will understandably cause distractions and may cause the surveyor to miss something, not only could this lead the client to seeking restitution, it would ultimately affect the quality of the survey the client had paid for.