Home Buyers Survey Luton

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Luton developed rapidly after the arrival of the railway in 1860 and in the century before 1901, the population increased more than tenfold to 39,000. Various industries were located there from 1905 onwards and into the interwar period, such as Vauxhall: this led to lots of private and council housing being built there in the 1920s and 1930s.

Luton was extensively bombed in the 2nd world war which was the cause of large council housing estates being built at Farley Hill, Stopsley, Limbury, Marsh Farm and Leagrave. 

There are large numbers of semi-detached properties in and around Luton, built in the 20th century, but there are a few surviving properties from earlier periods such the semi-detached houses in London Road and the Victorian terraces in Preston Gardnens.

There are various modern developments such as can be seen in Cavalier Close – some of these are offered on shared ownership terms.


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Buildings in Luton built close to the River Lea, for example along the New Bedford Road have been subject to flood alerts and warnings 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).
Some properties in Luton are located in close proximity to Luton Airport and its associated flight paths.

A recent HomeBuyer Report carried out on a home in Twyford Avenue was one such property.

Properties such as this are subject to pollution in the air and air traffic noise may be audible from time to time.
Properties in some areas of Luton may be affected by overhead power lines or mobile phone masts.

A recent environmental search carried out for a property in Cowper Street revealed that there were overhead power lines or mobile phone masts located within 250m of the dwelling.

Overhead power lines and phone masts can be contentious and additionally may have a visual impact on the surrounding area.

BedfordshireBedfordshire is often abbreviated to Beds and is a county located to the East of England. It is a ceremonial county and a historic county, covered by three unitary authorities: Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, and Luton. Bedfordshire is bordered by Cambridgeshire to the northeast, Northamptonshire to the north, Buckinghamshire to the west and Hertfordshire to the southeast.

Bedford itself is halfway between Oxford and Cambridge and a railway line nicknamed the Varsity or Brain Line used to connect the two universities. Bedfordshire contains the Chiltern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, as well as Woburn Abbey and Safari Park. John Bunyan, author of the Pigrim's Progress, was from the county (born Elstow, just south of Bedford) and actually spent 12 years in Bedford Gaol for his nonconformist views regarding the restoration of the monarchy!

Listed Building Survey Luton

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

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Building Survey Luton Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Luton Borough Council at Town Hall, Luton LU1 2BQ, telephone 01582 546 000, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Luton

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Dunstable, Stevenage, Harpenden, Hemel Hempstead, Sundon, Taplow and Offley.

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


Home Buyers Survey Luton

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Celandine Drive, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 4AH
  • 10 Dexter Close, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 4DX
  • 47 Brompton Avenue, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 3QS
  • 19 Ley Hill Drive, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5QA
  • 1a Ashwell Avenue, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 3AY

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Luton 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 Luton.

Home Buyers 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.

Choosing the right survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, to get is important however both a HomeBuyers Report and a Building Survey will identify any suspicions of the main defects discussed below.

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.
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Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

When you buy a home with a mortgage your Mortgage Lender requires you to get a mortgage valuation to assess how much your property is actually worth. You have to pay for this survey and often you may think this is also a structural assessment to identify defects.

Sadly the mortgage valuation is just for the mortgage lender which means you need to get your own independent survey of the property that you'd like to buy in Luton to make sure there aren't any defects.

There is some confusion as the mortgage valuation is often referred to as a survey and so many buyers assume this is what is meant by 'have you done your survey?' It is important that when buying a property in Luton that you arrange your own HomeBuyers Survey that reports on defects or potential issues with the property.

The two types of HomeBuyers Survey to choose from are the HomeBuyers Report or the Building Survey. Buying without a survey could leave you exposed to any repair costs or defects that you didn't spot. The costs of underpinning a property due to subsidence run into the £10,000s so it is important to get a survey to check for this type of defect. Buy your HomeBuyers Survey - call 0333 344 3234.

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