Home Buyers Survey Norbiton

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Norbiton has been a host to the Anglo-Saxon English heritage and the evidence of these is the vast quantity of Victorian and Edwardian family properties. 

Some examples of these can be witnessed in Kingston Old Town which has been established since the 12th century. These Victorian properties can also be spotted walking down Thames Street and Eden Street. 

Given the average age of the properties and the build-up of potential defects with the property, we would always recommend a level 3 Building Survey to identify any of these defects that could have arisen over the years. There was rapid expansion during the 19th century in and around the Norbiton area, especially with the introduction of new roads and improved rail communications. 

From the Apple Market to Church Street, it is clear to see the remains of the old market place. This can be noticed from the later origins of these buildings and the smaller plots these have been built on.

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Norbiton is located relatively close to the Thames water, thus the Norbiton area would be at risk of flooding and has a flood warning in force. It would be advisable to get a flood risk report (click for more details).
Due to being located comparatively near the Thames barrier there is the risk of flooding in Norbiton. Areas where sewer flooding is known to occur should not necessarily be seen as areas to avoid development as new sewerage capacity may be able to be provided to alleviate the problem. 

A HomeBuyer report can alleviate your stress with this as it will search the entire premise for damp as well as check the drainage.
A recent Environmental property search carried out for a property in Porchester Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 3PS revealed there has been some recent cases of contaminative activities in the surrounding area. The activities could range from pollution to air, land or water; storage or disposal of radioactive substances; or storage of hazardous or explosive materials.

SurreySurrey is located in the south east of England and is well known for its high property prices and leafy areas. Guildford is the county town, however Surrey County Council can be found just up the A3 in the neighbouring town Kingston Upon Thames. It was in Dorking in Surrey at the White Horse where Charles Dickens wrote much of his Pickwick Papers and apparently based many of the characters on local people

The University of Surrey can be found in Guildford, however Surrey also hosts the Royal Holloway University of London (Egham), University of Law & Kingston University. HG Wells, writer of War of the Worlds, lived at Horsell Common in Woking in Surrey when he wrote the book and this is where, in the book, the Martians first land on Earth.

Listed Building Survey Norbiton

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

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Building Survey Norbiton Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames Council at Guildhall 2, High Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1EU, telephone 0208 547 5002, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Norbiton

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Kingston-upon-Thames, Wimbledon, Teddington, Twickenham, New Malden, Surbiton and Hampton.

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


Home Buyers Survey Norbiton

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Norbiton Hall, KT2 6RR
  • Down Hall Road, KT2 5FH
  • Gloster Road, KT3 3QH
  • Phyllis Avenue, KT3 6LA
  • Acacia Grove, KT3 3BU

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Norbiton 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 Norbiton.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Norbiton, 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)
Should any issues be flagged up in the HomeBuyers 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 Norbiton 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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When should you order a survey?

The right time to book a survey is specific to each client’s situation. Generally speaking, it is recommended to book your survey for around a week after your mortgage valuation takes place. This way, if your lender is happy to proceed you are then on track and don’t have the stress of searching for a surveyor to attend your property at the last minute. Inversely, if your mortgage lender comes back and declines your application after the valuation, you then have breathing space to cancel the survey without fear of incurring cancellation charges.

If it is the case that you have concerns in regards to the condition of the property (be it subsidence or damp etc.) and feel that it will impact on what you are prepared to offer or whether you are even willing to proceed with the purchase, you may decide to book it in before your mortgage valuation in order to minimise costs in an already expensive process.