Home Buyers Survey Hertfordshire

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Hertfordshire is a home county to the north of London in southern England. Its major settlements are Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage, Watford and St Albans, although Hertford remains its county town.

The county's landmarks span many centuries, ranging from the Six Hills in the new town of Stevenage built by local inhabitants during the Roman period, to Leavesden Film Studios.

The volume of intact medieval and Tudor buildings surpasses London, in places in well-preserved conservation areas, especially in St Albans.

There is a large variety of housing stock and the rural areas often have surviving medieval properties.

New build developments include large detached houses in Woodland Way, Welwyn and in Newlands Avenue, Radlett; shared ownership studio flats in Bessemer Road, Welwyn Garden City and modern apartments in Waterhouse Street, Hemel Hempstead and Park Place, Stevenage among many others.

Average property prices in Hertfordshire are .

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Properties in Hertfordshire which are built in close proximity to its larger rivers such as the River Lea, the River Colne, the River Beane, the River Stort, the River Mimram, the River Ver and the New River, may be in areas where flood warnings and alerts are issued 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 Hertfordshire, including Berkhamsted and Potten End, 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 which is 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.
A recent Environmental Search has shown that a property in Robinson Avenue, Goffs Oak, Waltham Cross, EN7 5NY is located within 250m of a man-made mining cavities.

HertfordshireHertfordshire is commonly abbreviated to the name Herts and is a county located in the south of England. it is bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south (it is classed as a 'Home County' for this reason). The county town of Hertfordshire is Hertford.

Hertfordshire has 3 motorways running through it - the M1, the M25 and the A1(M). It is particularly associated with new towns as it contains 5 in total: Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Hemel Hempstead, Hatfield and Letchworth. There are two airports just outside Hertfordshire's borders; Luton and Stansted. It also has a university, the University of Hertfordshire, which is in Hatfield. There are a number of independent schools in the area, including, for example, Haileybury (Turnford), St George's Harpenden, Haberdasher's Aske's (Elstree) and Berkhamsted.

For random facts; St Alban, who gave his name to the city in the county, was the earliest British saint - he was reputed to have been beheaded where the cathedral now stands; also Sele Mill near Hertford was the site of the first paper mill in Britain, established about 1488.

Listed Building Surveyors Hertfordshire

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

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Hertfordshire Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Hertfordshire County Council at County Hall, Peggs Lane Hertford SG13 8DQ, telephone 01992 555 466, 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 Hertfordshire

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Luton, Biggleswade, Saffron Walden, March and Epping.

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


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Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Bushey Hall Park Bushey Hall Drive, Bushey, Hertfordshire WD23 2GE
  • 7 Rodgers Close, Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 3HN
  • 48 Vale Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire. WD23 2HE
  • 171 Windmill Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. HP2 4BY
  • 19 Mercia Road, Baldock, Hertfordshire, SG7 6RZ

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey identifies many different defects or potential risks that can be found within a property and is an essential part of any home buying process.

The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is completed by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered surveyor so they are fully trained to provide you with the detail you need to buy your home.

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 affecting your property in Hertfordshire 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 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.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Who organises the access for the Building Survey?

The Building Surveyors will organise the access for the survey after your instruct them to do so. The access will either be:

  • Access through the vendor; or
  • Key collection from the estate agent

It is important that whoever grants access allows the building surveyor to have access to all areas of the property including the garage, loft space, eaves, cellars and out buildings.