Home Buyers Survey Milton Keynes

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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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Top tips for a Milton Keynes Home Buyers Survey


Milton Keynes has period homes from the time that the area consisted of a number of towns and villages, and modern properties.

Stony Stratford, Woburn and Olney have many of these period homes and Wolverton has many Victorian terrace houses.

There are many thousand new build houses under construction in Broughton Gate and Brooklands. Many of these, such as Plantain Court and Columbia Place in Cambell Park, offer shared ownership resale.

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Dwellings in the vicinity of Grand Union Canal, which snakes around the northern borders of Milton Keynes from the west and then passes through it, in streets such as Simpson Road and Grove Way, are subject to flood warnings and alerts.

This is also the case for homes near to the River Ouzel and the River Great Ouse.

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).
There are a number of new build developments in Milton Keynes. New Build properties should come with a new build insurance guarantee.

The surveyor will inform you to check that you have sight of the guarantee. Most commonly the insurance is through NHBC or Zurich, or a similar insurance provider.
Natural slate is used frequently for properties in and around Milton Keynes. They are formed by very thin layers of rock being bonded together. Poorer quality slates may contain impurities which react with water and force the layers apart. This “delaminating” is common on the underside of the slates. Slate can last anything up to 100 years or more depending on the quality, source, thickness and the skill with which it was cut. They are normally held by nails via holes drilled either close to one end or at the centres and are more vulnerable to gale damage.

BuckinghamshireBuckinghamshire is a county which touches the western edges of the Greater London Area and is mainly rural in aspect. Many of the towns and villages on the eastern edges of the county serve as commuter dormitories for London workers, such as Amersham, Chesham and the Chalfonts. The section of the Chiltern Line, which links Aylesbury with London Marylebone via Amersham, has streamlined this daily journey for many workers in the City of London. Buckinghamshire's county town is Buckingham, but there are a number of larger settlements such as High Wycombe and Aylesbury. 

There is considerable affluence in many parts of the county, such as around Fulmer, Gerrards Cross, Farnham Common and Stoke Poges. Denham Golf Club, which has its own station on the Chiltern Line, is the haunt of many celebrities who have dwellings in the area. The county is the site of the first modern private university to receive a charter, the University of Buckingham. Buckinghamshire has number of areas of outstanding natural beauty, such as Burnham Beeches and the Chilterns (including the Chess Valley).

Listed Building Surveyors Milton Keynes

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

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Milton Keynes Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Milton Keynes Council at Civic Offices 1 Saxon Gate East Central Milton Keynes MK9 3EJ, telephone 01908 691 691, 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 Milton Keynes

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Buckingham, Towcester, Warrington, TItchfield and Bedford.

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


Home Buyers Survey Milton Keynes

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Germander Place, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 7DW
  • Hanmer Road, Simpson, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 3AY
  • Ashfield, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 6AU
  • Windsor Street, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK12 5AL
  • Renalds Place, Grange Farm, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK8 0NR

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Milton Keynes 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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Delivery of Reports

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 Milton Keynes.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey is completed by a qualified RICS surveyor and delivers a visual inspection of the property in Milton Keynes and the surrounding garden. The aim of the survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is to identify potential risks or defects that you may not know are there such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

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 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 in Milton Keynes 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. As an example of the costs, underpinning a property due to subsidence can be upwards of £10,000.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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What happens if you choose the wrong survey for the type of property?

If once the Building Surveyor turns up to complete the survey, they feel the property does not suit the type of survey purchase, the surveyor will inform the client and the survey will not take place.

The scope of work of a HomeBuyer Report is different from that of a Building Survey. You an read the scope of work in a HomeBuyer Report here.

In most cases, the surveyor will agree to complete the appropriate inspection and then the client can pay the additional fee for the more appropriate survey.