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 Survey Hereford

We have local RICS Listed Building 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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Building Survey Hereford Planning

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 the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey 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 building 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 HomeBuyer Reports and Building 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 you're buying a home in Hereford which shows the signs of damp, or any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey. 

The costs for making good or repairing some of these defects can run into thousands of pounds; however, If identified within a survey 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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I want a survey but the vendor cannot provide access

This is a recurring problem especially with the increase in online estate agents who do not take responsibility for access and rely on the vendors to make themselves available.

On occasion access issues may be due to vendors being away or sometimes simply because they do not want to take time off to allow access for a survey.

Buyers should ensure they complete all their property checks prior to exchange and the RICS survey forms an integral part of these checks.

Delays with vendors providing access can delay the whole conveyancing process. It is important to establish what the issue is to see whether a solution can be found.

If vendors are not available, suggest that the keys are left with the estate agent for collection or alternatively see if the vendor can arrange for a friend or family member to be at the property to allow access.