Home Buyers Survey Hereford

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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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Home Buyers Survey Hereford

Local Herefordshire 
Building Surveyors

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.

Home Buyers Survey Hereford

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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.

Hereford HomeBuyers Survey

Panel of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors - RICS Surveyors

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 HomeBuyers Report Hereford and Building Surveys in Hereford.

A Home Buyer Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey involves an examination of the structure of the inside and the outside of a property aimed at pinpointing issues such as subsidence, damp, cracks, infestation and damage.

The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is non-intrusive and is highly recommended if you are looking at buying a property in Hereford.

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)
The Home Buyer Survey will report on issues found, however you need to make sure that you choose the right Home Buyer Survey for your property because some defects require further detail and this is best served by booking a Building Survey.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.

Home Buyer Survey tips for buying in Hereford


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).
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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.
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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.
Herefordshire.pngHerefordshire 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 local to you. To find out more got 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 near me in 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 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 report you need to know what defects there are with your property.

You can see some of our expert surveyors by clicking here - 


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

 

Why can’t I have a HomeBuyer Report on a thatched cottage?

Any property older than 70years/that has had the original fabric of the structure altered/or has a unique feature like a thatched roof is best catered for by a building survey.

The HomeBuyer Report comes in a standard format and anything that falls outside of that, such as an older property where the original build materials have decayed, won’t be adequately addressed and will require the bespoke nature of reporting that comes with a Building Survey.