Home Buyers Survey Pangbourne

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Pangbourne is a village with a variety of different types of properties such as detached, and semi-detached houses from the Victorian period. Some of these properties can be found in Station Road. There are also a variety of different types of modern built houses within the local area including terraces and detached.

You can find Victorian period semi-detached houses along Pangbourne High-Street.

Areas such as Station Road, Pangbourne and Shepard Place are where some of the modern detached and terrace properties can be found.

Cleeve Down is an area near to Pangbourne where there are new builds, some of which are available under the Help to Buy scheme.

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Properties in some areas of Pangbourne are located in or near areas designated as being of environmental and historical importance.

Environmental and historical constraints limit and restrict home owners from making any modifications including adding in an extension to their properties.

A recent Environmental Search for a property in Meadowside Road, Pangbourne, Reading RG8 7NQ revealed that dwellings within 250m of the property are likely to be affected by environmental constraints.
Properties in some areas of Pangbourne have a potential risk of being affected by river and surface flooding. A recent Environmental Search for a property in Meadowside Road, Pangbourne, Reading RG8 7NQ revealed that there was potential risk of both surface and river flooding occurring within 250m of the dwelling.

Sometimes you will be advised to take out a Flood Risk Report examining these possibilities more deeply. Click to view a Flood Risk Report
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in Pangbourne's area mainly stem from traffic from the A340, particularly in the Tidmarsh Road area affecting nearby streets such as Pangbourne Hill and Station Road.

Rail traffic running through Pangbourne also generates higher levels of noise pollution for nearby streets such as Shooters Hill.

BerkshireBerkshire is a county which touches a small part of the borders of West London. It is a home county (because it borders Greater London) and is often called Royal Berkshire because it contains Windsor and Windsor Castle. It hosts a number of iconic UK landmarks such as Ascot (Ascot Racecourse), Wentworth (Golf Course), Sunningdale (Golf Course), Virginia Water and Windsor Great Park and Eton School. Virginia Water was the first postcode area where the average property price exceeded one million.

Like many of the home counties, there are many essentially commuter dormitory settlements which house London workers. Reading (which is Berkshire's county town) in particular is a larger one and is popular because of its very fast rail links with Central London - there are many one-stop services to London Paddington and it is also due to be the western terminus of the Crossrail line.

Listed Building Surveyors Pangbourne

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

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Pangbourne Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting West Berkshire Council at Market Street, Newbury RG14 5LD, telephone 01635 519900, 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 Pangbourne

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Reading, Basildon, Whitchurch Hill, Tidmarsh, Mapledurham, Upper Basildon and Purley on Thames.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Pangbourne. 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 Pangbourne we'll be able to give you the detailed Pangbourne 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:

  • Weatheroak, Cedar Drive, Pangbourne RG8 7BH
  • Pangbourne Hill, Pangbourne, Reading RG8 7AS
  • Meadowside Road, Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire RG8 7NQ
  • St James Cl Pangbourne, BERKS RG8 7AP
  • Reading Rd, Pangbourne, BERKS RG8 7HY

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Pangbourne 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 Pangbourne.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A 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.

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)
If you're buying a home in Pangbourne which shows the signs of damp, or any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey. 

The costs for making good or repairing some of these defects can run into thousands of pounds; however, If identified within a survey you can get quotes for fixing it and either share the costs with the seller, or, in worst case examples, choose not to proceed.

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?

Mortgage lenders in England and Wales require you to get a valuation for the property in Pangbourne you are buying so that they can gauge whether the amount you are paying is appropriate. This survey is called a Mortgage Valuation. The mortgage valuation is paid for by you but the results aren't always shared with you as the survey actually belongs to the lender. Furthermore, it doesn't include any survey into potential defects or structural issues that are too often found in properties.

There is also a degree of confusion because the mortgage valuation is referred to as a survey and a large number of buyers assume this is what is meant by 'have you done your survey?' It is important that when buying a property in Pangbourne that you arrange your own HomeBuyers survey that reports on defects or potential issues a property has; either a HomeBuyers Report or a Building Survey. Buying without a survey could leave you having to pay out money for any repair costs or defects that you didn't spot. Defects such as rising damp can cost thousands to repair and would affect your future sale price if not corrected.


The average cost for HomeBuyers for fixing works to their property after purchase is just under £2,000, and when some defects affect the resale value of your home, getting an independent HomeBuyers Survey makes a lot of sense, financial and otherwise. Call us on 0118 324 0432 to get the best HomeBuyers Survey for your property in Pangbourne.

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