Home Buyers Survey Halifax

We have local RICS surveyors with knowledge and experience of properties in Halifax. We leave no stone unturned and our fees are fixed - plus we'll handle all the access for you with same week availability.

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Halifax is a minster town in West Yorkshire and was strongly associated with the wool trade from the 15th century onward. Parts of Halifax Minster date from the 12th century.

West Central Halifax has older stone terrace houses while North Halifax has many ex-council houses built in the 50s and 60's of varying standards; in recent years many houses in North Halifax have been redeveloped or demolished as was the case with the Jumples block of flats. Abbey Park, an award winning development in the 1960s was demolished in the late 1990s.

Wheatley, Bradshaw, Holmfield and Illingworth Moor. Savile Park, Skircoat Green have many higher-priced properties, many of which are period detached or modern detached mansions.

There are new build developments in Wakefield Road (detached houses) and Riverwood Close (semi-detached houses) among others.


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Properties in Halifax which are built in close proximity to the Hebble Brook, in streets like Dyer Lane and Hill Park Avenue, are 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).
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, some parts of Halifax, including streets such as Back Clarence Street and Bedford Street North, is 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 Halifax area mainly centre around the main road – Cow Green and Barum Top, impacting roads and streets such as Gibbet Street and Trinity Road.

YorkshireYorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom and it is made up of large subdivisions; North Yorshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire; which administer their own parts of it although the whole is still recognised as a cultural region and geographical territory.

The largest city is Leeds although there are several large-sized cities in the county, such as Sheffield, Huddersfield and Hull and it also contains York, a very beautiful walled city. It is bordered by the counties of Durham, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Lancashire and Westmorland.

Yorkshire boasts some wonderful natural areas such as the North York Moors and the Dales National Parks. The Howardian Hills and Nidderdale have been designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Yorkshire County Cricket Club plays at Headingley in Leeds and there are a number of prominent football clubs in the county such as Leeds United, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday and Middlesbrough.

Every Easter Monday, the World Coal Carrying Championship is carried out at Gawthorpe - competitors have to carry a 50kg sack of coal for around 3/4 of a mile!

Listed Building Survey Halifax

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

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Building Survey Halifax Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Kirklees Council at 24 Commercial Rd, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9DA, telephone 01484 222960, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Halifax

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Brackenhall, Nettleton Hill, Kirkburton, Honley, Gawthorpe, Portslade and Thunder Bridge.

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


Home Buyers Survey Halifax

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Lowerhouses lane, Huddersfield, HD5 8JZ
  • 102 Lambhall Road, Longwood, Huddersfield, HD3 3TJ
  • 48 Corby Street, Huddersfield , HD2 2SE
  • 72 Market St, Huddersfield, Yorkshire HD3 4HT
  • 153 Church St, Huddersfield HD1 4UJ

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Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Halifax 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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Fast Availability and
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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 Halifax.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Halifax, inspects both the inside and the outside of your property and searches in particular for subsidence, damp, infestations and any cracks or other damage to the property.

The procedure, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is non-intrusive.

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)
Should any issues be flagged up in the Home Buyers Survey, our surveyor will tell you what you need to do to get more in-depth advice on the extent and seriousness of the issue and what needs to be done to remedy it. 

If you are worried about a crack or cracks or indeed any other defects that you think your property in Halifax has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might snowball into many thousands of pounds further down the line. As an example of the costs, underpinning a property due to subsidence can be upwards of £10,000.

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.

 

Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

Many people mistakenly think a mortgage valuation is a HomeBuyers Survey and this can leave home buyers exposed to high repair costs that could have been negotiated with the vendor. The lender's surveyor conducts a mortgage valuation to calculate the value of the property you are interested in buying in Halifax and they do not provide a detailed report on structural defects.

A HomeBuyers Survey itemises defects and includes a full appraisal of the property independently to anyone else including the mortgage lender. You can use the information to obtain quotes to fix any defects and it gives you the evidence potentially to share the costs with the seller.


Most savvy buyers make sure they get a HomeBuyers survey from an independent surveyor to make sure the property they are buying is free from defects. Call us on 0333 344 3234 to get the best HomeBuyers survey for your property in Halifax.

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