Home Buyers Survey Hereford

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The population of Hereford greatly increased when the railway arrived in 1854; the large number of properties built to accommodate them were therefore built in the Victorian era. Some of these properties lie on Lyde Street and Canon From. These dwellings are detached in the main, but there are semi-detached and terrace properties on Stanhope Street and Burley Gate.

New developments in Hereford are such as that of The Orchards in Withington and Oaklands Holt in Weobley, both of which are just a stone's throw from Hereford.

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Properties in Hereford which are built in close proximity to the floodplain of the River Wye and its tributary Eign Brook, affecting streets such as Goodwin Way and Putson Avenue, are sometimes subject to flood warnings and alerts.

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).
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Hereford area mainly centre around the A49 and the A438, affecting streets nearby such as Shinwell Road and Friars Street. The railway causes noise pollution for roads such as Kingsway and College Road.

The railway line and the A49 track each other closely around the area which includes Burcott Street and this is where noise pollution is likely to peak.
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, Hereford, including streets such as Bath Street and Grandstand Road, 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 1-3% (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.

HerefordshireHerefordshire is a county to the west of England and is bordered by Wales to the west, Shropshire to the north, Worcester to the east and Gloucester to the south. Hereford is the county town and is the largest settlement in the county. The county is one of the most rural and lowest populated counties in England.

Many rivers and brooks run through Herefordshire with the major ones being the River Wye, the River Teme and the River Lugg. There are mainly just dual carriageways in the county, with the exception of part of the M50 running along the south.

Agriculture plays an important role in the county with beef, fruit, dairy and potatoes being produce en masse. The land use is mostly farm land producing these exports. Since 2004, the county flower has been mistletoe.

Listed Building Surveyors Hereford

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

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Hereford Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Herefordshire Council at Plough Ln, Hereford HR4 0LE, telephone 01432 260000, 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 Hereford

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Marden, Credenhill, Bartestree, Clehonger, Much Dewchurch, Mordiford and Withington.

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


Home Buyers Survey Hereford

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Broad Street, Hereford, HR4 9AR
  • College Green, Hereford HR1 1HW
  • St Peters Street, Hereford HR1 2LD
  • The Oval, Hereford HR2 7HG
  • Chilton Square, Hereford HR1 1PS

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Hereford 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 Hereford.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Hereford, 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 Hereford 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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When should I book my survey?

Ideally, you will want to arrange a survey as early as possible in the purchase transaction. The reason for this is to ensure that any problems that may be identified can be looked into by your solicitor within a good time frame. The survey report may reveal matters which require further investigation by your solicitor and this can take time if a further investigation is needed by a specialist.

You want to make sure that you receive the results of the survey before proceeding to exchange of contracts as at this point in the process you become legally bound to the purchase and will not be able to re-negotiate the price or withdraw from the sale.