Home Buyers Survey Hampshire

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Hampshire's population is located predominantly (nearly 50%) in the South Hampshire conurbation, based around the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth and has two National Parks, the New Forest and the South Downs (together, 45% of the county's area).

Portchester Castle has Roman walls built around the 3rd century and the beautiful Winchester Cathedral was originally opened in 1093. 

Older period properties are more likely to be found in the smaller towns, villages and hamlets such as Fordingbridge; the conurbations, although they have surviving period properties, have much newer housing developments and plenty of detached, semi-detached and terrace houses of standard construction built in various eras in the 20th century.


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Properties in Hampshire which are built along the coastline or near to large water courses such as the River Avon and the River Test, 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 Hampshire, including streets such as Four Marks, Medstead, Ropley and West Tisted, 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 5 - 10% (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.
Levels of pollution from traffic noise in Hampshire tend to be at their highest along the paths of the various motorways in the county, namely the M3, M27, A3(M) and M271. For railway noise, the highest levels are along the main lines from London going to Southampton and Portsmouth respectively and along the railway line connecting these two cities.

HampshireHampshire is a large county in southern england with the south coast as one of its frontiers. Some 85% of its land mass is classed as rural. Its county town is Winchester although this town's population is dwarfed by the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth, which are part of the ceremonial county of Hampshire but not the non-metropolitan county. Other major population centres include Basingstoke, Gosport, Waterlooville, Fareham, Aldershot, Farnborough and Eastleigh.

Hampshire contains the national parks of the South Downs and the New Forest and these cover some 45% of the county's area. The River Test is well known for its growing number of otters. The county contains many seaside resorts, including Hayling Island. Adjacent counties include West Sussex, Berkshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Dorset. It is the birthplace of world-famous literary figures Charles Dickens and Jane Austen.

Listed Building Surveyors Hampshire

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

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Hampshire Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Hampshire Local Authority Councils at their address, telephone their number, 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.

Local Building Survey in Hampshire

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Southampton, Portsmouth, Winchester, Basingstoke, Gosport, Swiss Cottage and Aldershot.

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


Home Buyers Survey Hampshire

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Hunts Common, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire RG27 8AA
  • Mandalay, Forester Road, Soberton Heath, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 3QG
  • 364 Catherington Lane, Catherington, Waterlooville, PO8 0TU
  • 34 Old Dairy Close, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 3SJ
  • 4 Award Rd, Church Crookham, Fleet, Hampshire, GU52 6HE

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Hampshire 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 Hampshire.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Hampshire, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, 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 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)
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 Hampshire 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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Can I negotiate the price with the seller’s solicitor?

Within the survey report there will be a section for your legal advisor. If there are any defects spotted at the property that require further attention it will be noted in this section of the report and your solicitor can flag these with in her enquiries.

Should there be any issues raised by your building surveyor that will be costly in the future, you can discuss options with the seller. It’s typical to negotiate one of two resolutions: either the seller agrees to accept a lower offer price for the property, or they agree to carry out the required repairs as a condition of the sale. In the latter case, this agreement would usually be confirmed in writing as part of the legal contract. Make sure that all correspondence regarding negotiations with the sellers is agreed by both solicitors.

Read more about how to successfully negotiate with your seller.